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musician , archeologist , genealogist

Albert Ross Parsons, musician, archeologist, genealogist.

Background

Parsons, Albert Ross was born on September 16, 1847 in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. Son of Bvt. Lieutenant Colonel John Jehiel and Sarah (Averill) Parsons.

Education

Received private instruction Buffalo and New York. Studied in Germany, 1867-1872. Royal Conservatory, Leipzig, Carl Tausig’s High School of Pianoforte, Berlin, and Professor Theodore Kullak’s New Academy of Music, Berlin.

Career

Specialist in musical pedagogy, technics and æsthetics. Also prominent in archeology. Professor Georg. Ebers, Egyptologist and novelist, sent autograph and photograph with thanks for “Profoundly suggestive work, New Light from the Great Pyramid.” Democrat.

Composer pianoforte pieces, songs. Designed the symbolic pyramid mausoleum, Greenwood cemetery, New New York Dante lecturer and readings. Bacon-Shakespeare. Author: Wagner’s Beethoven, 1870.

Science of Pianoforte Practice. New Light from the Great Pyramid, 1893. The Virtuoso Handling of the Piano, Advanced Exercises, 1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer pianoforte pieces, songs. Designed the symbolic pyramid mausoleum, Greenwood cemetery, New New York Dante lecturer and readings. Bacon-Shakespeare. Author: Wagner’s Beethoven, 1870.

      Science of Pianoforte Practice. New Light from the Great Pyramid, 1893. The Virtuoso Handling of the Piano, Advanced Exercises, 1917.

Connections

Married Alice Eva Van Ness, April.

father:
Bvt. Lieutenant Colonel John Jehiel Parsons

mother:
Sarah (Averill) Parsons

spouse:
Alice Eva Van Ness