Born in Germany, I was the eldest daughter of two famous "young" mathematicians.
After earning a degree in both mathematics and physics in Lausanne, I assisted my father at the University of Wales.
While helping Sir Edward Collingwood translate Valiron's book on integral functions into English, I added an Appendix on my own.
After obtaining a Ph.D. in analysis under Hobson, I taught mathematics at London's Imperial College for 35 years.
My research interests were mathematics education, mathematics inequalities, Riemann-Stieltjes integration, and the history of mathematics.
When I was 50, I married a 70-year-old engineer, but he died 8 months later.
When not doing mathematics, I enjoyed playing the violin and writing poetry.
Cecily Tanner (1900 - 1992)