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Albert Stoessel, American conductor. member of faculty Institute Musical Art, New York, 1919; Served as Second lieutenant 301st Infantry, United States Army, 1917-1919; Member American Society Composers.

Background

Stoessel, Albert was born on October 11, 1894 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Albert J. and Alfreda (Wiedmann) Stoessel.

Education

Educational public schools, St. Louis. Studied music, Berlin Hochschule. Honorary Master of Arts, New York, U., 1924.

Career

Violin virtuoso since 1913. Debut Berlin, later Paris and New York. Member of faculty Institute Musical Art, New York, 1919.

Musical director Symphony at Chautauqua Institution, summers since 1920. Conductor New York Oratorio Society since 1921. Head of music department New York University, 1923-1930.

Conductor Worcester (Massachusetts) Festival, 1925, Westchester (New York) Festival, 1927-1933. Director opera and orchestra departments, Juilliard Graduate School.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Technique of the Baton, 1919. Composer: Sonata in G (violin and piano). Suite for 2 violins and piano.

      Suite Antique for orchestra. Hispania (suite for piano). Garrick Opera in 3 acts.

      Concerto Grosso for Strings. Also songs, choruses, orchestral and violin pieces, pedagogical works.

Membership

Member of faculty Institute Musical Art, New York, 1919. Served as Second lieutenant 301st Infantry, United States Army, 1917-1919. Member American Society Composers.

Clubs: Town Hall, Century, Bohemians.

Connections

Married Julia Pickard, June 27, 1917. Children: Albert Frederick (deceased), Edward Pickard, Frederick.

father:
Albert J. Stoessel

mother:
Alfreda (Wiedmann) Stoessel

spouse:
Julia Pickard

children:
Albert Frederick Stoessel (deceased)

Edward Pickard Stoessel

Frederick Stoessel