Helen lived like a phenomenon of nature—like a great geyser, involuntarily pouring out all it had to give.
—Gerard Reuter, oboist
If there were ever a success in life, it was Helen. She will always be “all about the music.”
—Nikhil Hutheesing, family
She was innocent, adventurous, all-loving, all-trusting- she has forever enriched our family.
—Vivek Hutheesing, family
That beautiful radiant smile of hers—Each time we think of her, it is with joy and tears.
—Gerald Robbins, pianist
Such an amazing woman and friend, I can still see vividly Helen’s beautiful, innocently smiling face and her sparkling eyes
—Anne-Marie McDermott, pianist
Helen was a major, major part of the happiest day of my life. You (Ajit) made her happiness and personal fulfillment so very, very complete.
—Pamela Paul, pianist
She lives on in the hearts of those who loved her.
—Sonia Gandhi, family
There were moments when her playing was so exquisite that the violinist and the violin were one. And we were oh-so fortunate to witness that.
—Stephen Gates, friend
Lord Byron wrote “The music breathing from her face.” It is as though he knew Helen, for the music truly breathed from her face.
—Barry Romeril, friend