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Alfred Larsen, Danish violinist, director. Mason (32°).

Background

Larsen, Alfred was born on December 12, 1877 in Nödebo, Denmark. Son of Lars Peter and Ane Margrethe (Christensen) Larsen.

Education

Studied violin and other subjects in Copenhagen, also with the Danish violinist and composer, Fini Henriques.

Career

Stepchildren—Rudolf Ole, Agnes Margrethe. Began as soloist and teacher, Montreal, Canada, 1899. Conductor Montreal Amateur Symphony Orchestra, seasons 1902-1903.

In charge violin department, Westmount School of Music, 1904. Located in Burlington, Vermont, 1908, and became citizen of the United States. Founder Larsen Violin School.

Founder, 1909, Burlington Symphony Orchestra. Also Larsen String Quartette and Beethoven Piano Trio. Teacher of violin and sight singing, Summer School, University of Vermont, 1909-1910, and director music department, 1910-1913.

Professor violin, cello and kindred subjects, Middlebury College, 1920-1936. Lecturer on music. A founder of The Danish-American History Society 1932.

Membership

Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Caroline Dorthea Jensen, September 24, 1899.

father:
Lars Peter Larsen

mother:
Ane Margrethe (Christensen) Larsen

spouse:
Caroline Dorthea Jensen