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 1914

Elson, Arthur
Hughes, Rupert
American composers
A study of the music of this country, and of its future, with biographies of the leading composers of the present time
Being a new revised edition of contemporary American composers
By Rupert Hughes, author of "Love Affairs of Great Musicians," etc.
With additional chapters by Arthur Elson, author of "The Modern Composers of Europe, "Woman's Work in Music," etc.
Boston: Page Company, 1914


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  Allen, Nathan Hale (b. 1848 d. 1925)   banjo, church organist
  Arnold-Strothotte, Maurice (b. 1865 d. 1937)   music director, piano
  Atherton, Percy Lee (b. 1871 d. 1944)   composer
  Ayres Johnson, Frederic (b. 1876 d. 1926)   composer, educator
  Baltzell, Winton James (b. 1864 d. 1928)   teacher, editor
  Bartlett, Homer Newton (b. 1846 d. 1920)   organ, composer
  Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney (b. 1867 d. 1944)   piano, composer
  Beach, John Parsons (b. 1877 d. 1953)   piano, composer
  Beck, Johann Heinrich (b. 1856 d. 1924)   composer, conductor
  Boise, Otis Bardwell (b. 1845 d. 1912)   organ, composer
  Bollinger, Samuel (b. 1871 d. 1941)   piano, composer
  Brewer, John Hyatt (b. 1856 d. 1931)   organ, composer
  Brockway, Howard (b. 1870 d. 1951)   composer, piano
  Broekhoven, John Andrew (b. 1856 d. 1930)   theorist, conductor
  Buck, Dudley (b. 1839 d. 1909)   composer, organ
  Bullard, Frederick Field (b. 1864 d. 1904)   composer, teacher
  Burdett, George Albert (b. 1856)   organ, conductor
  Burton, Frederick Russell (b. 1861 d. 1909)   conductor, critic
  Busch, Carl Reinholdt (b. 1862 d. 1943)   composer, conductor
  Cadman, Charles Wakefield (b. 1881 d. 1946)   composer, piano
  Camp, John Spencer (b. 1858 d. 1946)   organ, choral director
  Campbell-Tipton, Louis (b. 1877 d. 1921)   teacher, composer
  Carpenter, John Alden (b. 1876 d. 1951)   composer
  Chadwick, George Whitefield (b. 1854 d. 1931)   composer, teacher
  Chelius, Herman P. (b. 1848 d. 1941)   organ, piano
  Claassen, Arthur (b. 1859 d. 1920)   conductor, composer
  Clapp, Philip Greeley (b. 1888 d. 1954)   composer, teacher
  Clough-Leiter, Henry (b. 1874 d. 1956)   editor, composer
  Coerne, Louis Adolphe (b. 1870 d. 1922)   conductor, music educator
  Cole, Rossetter Gleason (b. 1866 d. 1952)   composer, organ
  Collins, Laura Sedgwick (d. 1927)   piano, actress
  Converse, Charles Crozat (b. 1832 d. 1918)   composer, lawyer
  Converse, Frederick Shepherd (b. 1871 d. 1940)   composer, teacher
  Coombs, Charles Whitney (b. 1859 d. 1940)   organ, composer
  Curry, Arthur Mansfield (b. 1866 d. 1953)   composer, conductor
  Curtis, Natalie (b. 1875 d. 1921)   folksong collector, folklorist
  Cutter, Benjamin (b. 1857 d. 1910)   composer, violin
  Dana, Charles Henshaw (b. 1846 d. 1883)   piano, organ
  Daniels, Mabel Wheeler (b. 1878 d. 1971)   composer
  De Koven, Reginald [Henry Louis Reginald] (b. 1859 d. 1920)   composer, conductor
  Dennee, Charles Frederick (b. 1863 d. 1946 a. 1898)   teacher, composer
  Dressler, Louis Raphael (b. 1861 d. 1932)   organ, choir conductor
  Dunham, Henry Morton (b. 1853 d. 1929)   organ, teacher
  Elsenheimer, Nicholas J. (b. 1866 d. 1935)   piano teacher, composer
  Fairlamb, James Remington (b. 1837 d. 1908)   organ, teacher
  Farwell, Arthur (b. 1872 d. 1952)   composer, critic
  Fisher, William Arms (b. 1861 d. 1948)   composer, lyricist
  Foote, Arthur William (b. 1853 d. 1937)   composer
  Gilbert, Henry Franklin Belknap (b. 1868 d. 1928)   composer
  Gilberte, Hallet (b. 1872 d. 1946)   composer
  Gilchrist, William Wallace (b. 1846 d. 1916)   church organist, composer
  Gleason, Frederick Grant (b. 1848 d. 1903)   composer, organ
  Goldmark, Rubin (b. 1872 d. 1936)   composer, educator
  Goodrich, Alfred John (b. 1847 d. 1920)   composer, theorist
  Grasse, Edwin (b. 1884 d. 1954)   violin, organ
  Gruenberg, Louis (b. 1884 d. 1964)   composer, compositore
  Hadley, Henry (Kimball) (b. 1871 d. 1937)   composer, conductor
  Haesche, William Edwin (b. 1867 d. 1929)   composer, teacher
  Hale, Irene (a. 1881)   composer, piano
  Hanscom, E.W. (b. 1848)   teacher, composer
  Harris, Victor [William Victor] (b. 1869 d. 1943)   conductor, composer
  Hartmann, Arthur (Martinus) (b. 1881 d. 1956)   violin, teacher
  Hastings, Frank Seymour (a. 1914)   businessman, composer
  Havens, Charles Arthur (b. 1842)   composer, organ
  Hawley, Charles Beach (b. 1858 d. 1915)   composer, conductor
  Hendriks, Francis Milton (b. 1881 d. 1969)   composer, piano
  Hiler, Ernest Osgood (a. 1900)   composer
  Hill, Edward Burlingame (b. 1872 d. 1960)   composer, musician
  Homer, Sidney (b. 1864 d. 1953)   music educator, composer
  Hopekirk, Helen (d. 1945)   piano, composer
  Hopkins, Harry Patterson (b. 1873 d. 1954)   teacher, composer
  Hughes, Rupert (b. 1872 d. 1956)   author, composer
  Hull, Alexander (b. 1887)   composer
  Huss, Henry Holden (b. 1862 d. 1953)   piano, composer
  Hyatt, Nathaniel Irving (b. 1865)   professor of music, composer
  Johns, Clayton (b. 1857 d. 1932)   composer, musician
  Johnson, William Spencer (b. 1883)   composer
  Jordan, Jules (b. 1850 d. 1927)   cast, singer
  Kelley, Edgar Stillman (b. 1857 d. 1944)   organ, composer
  Kieserling, Richard (b. 1873 d. 1932)   conductor, composer
  Krehbiel, Henry (Edward) (b. 1854 d. 1923)   critic, writer on music
  Kreider, Noble [Wickham] (b. 1874 d. 1959)   teacher, composer
  Kroeger, Ernest Richard (b. 1862 d. 1934)   piano, organ
  Krogmann, Carrie William (b. 1863 d. 1943)   composer
  La Forge, Frank (b. 1879)   Klavier, piano
  Lachmund, Carl Valentine (b. 1857 d. 1928)   piano, composer
  Lang, Margaret Ruthven (b. 1867 d. 1972)   composer
  Liebling, Leonard (b. 1874 d. 1945)   librettist, lyricist
  Little, Arthur Reginald (a. 1905)   composer
  Loeffler, Charles Martin (b. 1861 d. 1935)   composer, violin
  Loomis, Harvey Worthington (b. 1865 d. 1930)   composer
  Loretz, Jean M. (b. 1840)   composer, bandmaster
  Lynes, Frank (b. 1858 d. 1913)   organ, composer
  Macdowell, Edward (Alexander) (b. 1860 d. 1908)   composer, piano
  Macfarlane, William Charles (b. 1870 d. 1945)   organ
  Mack, Albert A.   composer
  Macy, James Cartwright (b. 1845 a. 1900)   songwriter, songwriter
  Manney, Charles Fonteyn (b. 1872 d. 1951)   composer, editor
  Maquarre, Andre (b. 1875 d. 1936)   flute, principal
  Marshall, John Patton (b. 1877 d. 1941)   music educator, author
  Marshall-Loepke, Grace (b. 1895)   piano, composer
  Marston, George W. (b. 1840 d. 1901)   organ, composer
  Mason, Daniel Gregory (b. 1873 d. 1953)   composer, writer on music
  Mason, William (b. 1829 d. 1908)   piano, teacher
  Melville, Marguerite Liszniewska (b. 1884 d. 1935)   piano, composer
  Neidlinger, William Harold (b. 1863 d. 1924)   composer, organ
  Nevin, Arthur (Finlay) (b. 1871 d. 1943)   composer, music educator
  Nevin, Ethelbert (Woodbridge) (b. 1862 d. 1901)   composer
  Nevin, Gordon Balch (b. 1892 d. 1943)   organ, composer
  Norris, Homer Albert (b. 1860 d. 1920)   organ, composer
  Oldberg, Arne (b. 1874 d. 1962)   composer, piano
  Orth, Lizette Emma (b. 1858 d. 1913)   composer, musician
  Page, Nathaniel Clifford (b. 1866 d. 1956)   composer
  Paine, John Knowles (b. 1839 d. 1906)   composer, teacher
  Parker, Horatio (William) (b. 1863 d. 1919)   composer, music educator
  Parker, James Cutler Dunn (b. 1828 d. 1916)   composer, organ
  Parsons, Albert Ross (b. 1847 d. 1933)   writer, musician
  Pasmore, Henry Bickford (b. 1857 d. 1944)   bass, teacher of singing
  Pattison, John Nelson (b. 1844 d. 1905)   piano, composer
  Penfield, Smith Newell (b. 1837 d. 1920)   piano, organ
  Powell, John (b. 1882 d. 1963)   piano, composer
  Pratt, Silas Gamaliel (b. 1846 d. 1916)   composer, author
  Robyn, Alfred George (b. 1860 d. 1935)   composer, piano
  Rogers, James Hotchkiss (b. 1857 d. 1940)   composer, organ
  Ryder, Arthur Hylton (b. 1875 d. 1944)   organ, conductor
  Salmon, Alvah Glover (b. 1868 d. 1917)   musicologist, piano
  Salter, Mary Elizabeth (b. 1856 d. 1938)   soprano, composer
  Schelling, Ernest Henry (b. 1876 d. 1939)   Klavier, pianiste
  Schneider, Edward Faber (b. 1872 d. 1950)   piano, composer
  Schoenefeld, Henry (b. 1857 d. 1936)   piano, conductor
  Schuyler, William (b. 1855 d. 1914)   writer, choir conductor
  Shelley, Harry Rowe (b. 1858 d. 1947)   organ, composer
  Shepherd, Arthur (b. 1880 d. 1958)   composer, piano
  Sherwood, William Hall (b. 1854 d. 1911)   piano, composer
  Smith, David Stanley (b. 1877 d. 1949)   conductor, composer
  Smith, Gerrit (b. 1859 d. 1912)   organ, teacher
  Smith, Wilson George (b. 1855 d. 1929)   composer, piano
  Sousa, John Philip (b. 1854 d. 1932)   additional Music, cast
  Stahlberg, Fritz (b. 1877 d. 1937)   violin, composer
  Stanley, Albert Agustus (b. 1851 d. 1932)   organ, teacher
  Stewart, Humphrey John (b. 1854 d. 1932)   organ, conductor
  Strube, Gustav (b. 1867 d. 1953)   composer, conductor
  Stucken, Frank (Valentine) (b. 1858 d. 1929)   conductor, composer
  Taft, Frank (a. 1893)   organ, conductor
  Townsend, Stephen   baritone, choir master
  Truette, Everett Elsworth (b. 1861 d. 1933)   organ, composer
  Urack, Otto (b. 1884 d. 1963)   cello, composer
  Vieh, George Clifford (b. 1872 a. 1889)   piano, composer
  Ware, Harriet (b. 1877 d. 1962)   piano, composer
  Warren, Richard Henry (b. 1859 d. 1933)   church organist, composer
  Whelpley, Benjamin Lincoln (b. 1864 d. 1946)   organ, composer
  Whiting, Arthur Battelle (b. 1861 d. 1936)   piano, composer
  Whiting, George Elbridge (b. 1842 d. 1923)   organ, conductor
  Wiegand, Emil   composer
  Wilson, Mortimer (b. 1876 d. 1932)   conductor, composer of music for silent movies
  Wood, Mary Knight (b. 1857 d. 1944)   composer, piano
  Woodman, Raymond Huntington (b. 1861 d. 1943)   composer, organ
  Worrell, Lola Carter   piano, composer

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