Albert Spalding Edit Profile
Educated New York, Florence and Paris.
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.
Member American Academy Arts and Letters, American Society Composers. Club: Century.
Married Mary Vanderhof Pyle, July 19, 1919.