Items Tagged ‘Cowans’

April 5, 2010

Hansen: Iowa YouTube sensations now seen around the globe

By Mystery User

Marlow and Frances Cowan are almost to the point where they need an agent. Last week, Japan’s public broadcast system, NHK, hooked up with the Ankeny couple for an interactive Web-cam interview, translator and all…   Later this month, they’ll sit down for another Web-cam interview with conference-goers in Milwaukee interested in seniors who remain […]

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Tags: Cowans, Youtube


March 3, 2010

After Youtube fame Cowan couple play piano again at Mayo Clinic

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Frances and Marlow Cowan’s inpromptu piano performance at the Mayo Clinic back in September of 2008 went viral on YouTube, but it wasn’t until last week that they returned for a much overdue encore. The charming couple from Iowa’s step toward online stardom started during a medical visit to the Mayo.   Marlow, who was 90 at […]

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Tags: Cowans, piano, Youtube


February 25, 2010

Piano Playing Couple

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

They’re a piano playing couple that took the world by storm on a Youtube video. Millions of hits later they’re right back where it all started, Rochester’s Mayo Clinic. “Have you seen the Youtube?” asks Fran Cowan. The video’s gone viral. Nearly six and a half million people have logged on to see Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: Cowans, piano


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