Dr Horatio Parker

Parker, Dr Horatio William. Hon.Mus.D. (Cantab, 1902). Studied at Boston under Stephen A. Emery (harmony), John Orth (piano) and George W. Chadwick (composition); at the Munich Conservatory under Josef Rheinberger (organ and composition). Organist of the Garden City Cathedral, Long Island, New York, 1885; St. Andrew’s (R.C.), Harlem, New York, 1886; Trinity (Episcopal) Church, Boston, Massachusetts, 1893-1901; St. Nicolas’ (R.C.), New York City, 1902; in New Haven, Connecticut. Taught counterpoint at the National Conservatory of Music, New York; professor of music at Yale University, New Haven Connecticut, 1894-1919; a founder of the American Guild of Organists, 1896. Composed oratorios, cantatas, orchestral and chamber music, anthems, piano pieces, songs, &c. b. Auburndale, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Sep. 15th, 1863; d. Cedarhurst, Long Island, New York, Dec. 18th, 1919.

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