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violinist

Albert Spalding, American violinist. Member American Academy Arts and Letters, American Society Composers,; Club: Century.

Background

Spalding, Albert was born on August 15, 1888 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of J. Walter and Marie (Boardman) Spalding.

Education

Educated New York, Florence and Paris.

Career

Debut in Paris, 1905. Made tour of principal cities of Europe. American debut with Damrosch Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New New York November 8, 1908, followed by concert tour of the United States.

Visited Russia. 1910. Since then toured Holland, Belgium, Germany. Austria. Italy, Egypt, France, England, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Cuba, and West Indies.

2d American tour, 1912, 3d, 1914, 4th, 1915. Composer of music for violin. Joined Aviation Corps United States Signal Service, June 1917, and served as liaison officer.

Commissioned Lieutenant. With Office of War Information, psychological warfare, Italy, 1944, in charge radio Rome for Allied Powers, 1944.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of music for violin. Joined Aviation Corps United States Signal Service, June 1917, and served as liaison officer. Commissioned Lieutenant.

      With Office of War Information, psychological warfare, Italy, 1944, in charge radio Rome for Allied Powers, 1944.

Membership

Member American Academy Arts and Letters, American Society Composers. Club: Century.

Connections

Married Mary Vanderhof Pyle, July 19, 1919.

father:
J. Walter Spalding

mother:
Marie (Boardman) Spalding

spouse:
Mary Vanderhof Pyle