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Alfred Arthur, musician.

Background

Arthur, Alfred was born on October 8, 1844 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hamilton and Margaret (Hanna) Arthur.

Education

Graduate Boston Music School, 1868. Student of Julius Eichberg, at Boston Conservatory of Music.

Career

While in Boston sang tenor in a choir of Church of the Advent. Settled in Cleveland, O., 1871, and taught and directed musical societies. Founded Cleveland Vocal Society, 1873.

Founded Bach Choir of Woodland Presbyterian Church, 1878, Sacred Music Society of the Pilgrim Congressional Church. Became director Cleveland School of Music. Composer: (operas) The Water Carrier, 1876.

The Roundheads and Cavaliers, 1878. Adaline, 1879; (songs) Memory’s Dream, 1868. Tell It, Silver Throat, 1880.

Song of the Opal, 1881. Author: Progressive Vocal Studies, 1887. Seventy-nine Studies for Alto or Bass, 1889.

Seventy Lessons in Voice Training, 1889. Vocal Technique, Studies in Articulation, 1896. Exercises in Vocal Technique, 1901.

Studies in Elementary Theory. The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (song), 1910. Romance for Violin, 1910.

Yesterday (song), 1911. Home: Lakewood, O.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (operas) The Water Carrier, 1876. The Roundheads and Cavaliers, 1878. Adaline, 1879

    • (songs) Memory’s Dream, 1868.

      Tell It, Silver Throat, 1880. Song of the Opal, 1881. Author: Progressive Vocal Studies, 1887.

      Seventy-nine Studies for Alto or Bass, 1889. Seventy Lessons in Voice Training, 1889. Vocal Technique, Studies in Articulation, 1896.

      Exercises in Vocal Technique, 1901. Studies in Elementary Theory. The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (song), 1910.

      Romance for Violin, 1910. Yesterday (song), 1911.

Connections

Married Kate S. Burnham, December 12, 1871.

father:
Hamilton Arthur

mother:
Margaret (Hanna) Arthur

spouse:
Kate S. Burnham