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philologist , musician

Alfred Remy, philologist, musician.

Background

Remy, Alfred was born on March 16, 1870 in Germany. Son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Wilckes) Remy.

Education

Educated Johanneum, Hamburg, 1879-1881. Gymnasium, Coesfeld, 1881-1882. Public school, New York, 1882-1884, College St. Francis Xavier, 1884-1886.

Bachelor of Arts, College City of New York, 1890. A.M., Columbia, 1905. Private pupil of B. O. Klein in theory of music and piano, 1890-1896.

Career

Elaine (deceased), Constance. Music critic “Vogue,” 1895-1897. Mus. editor “The Looker-on,” 1895-1897.

Professor harmony, counterpoint and composition, International Conservatory, New York, 1895-1897. Lecturer on history of music, New York College of Music, 1896-1898. Professor Greek, Seton Hall College, S. Orange, New Jersey, 1897-1898.

Professor modern langs., Commercial High School, Brooklyn, 1899-1911. Instructor modern language, High School of Commerce, New York, September 1911-1926, department chairman of modern langs., 1926-1935. Department chairman of modern langs., Notre Dame College of Staten Island, since 1933, professor of Germanic langs., Fordham University, since 1928.

University extension lecturer 1906-1915. In charge department of music, New International Encyclopedia, 1901-1930, International Encyclopedia, 1924, 30. Mus. and literature editor T. B. Harms, 1921-1926.

Author: Alarc6n’s Novelas Cortas Escogidas, 1905. Spanish Prose Composition, 1908. First Spanish Reader, 1916.

Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 1919 (with Th. Baker). Translator of The German Classics of the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1913. Translator (into English and French) and editor of Sevcik’s Intonationsschule für Violine, operation 11, 1922.

Schule des Virtuosen, operation 12, 1926. Home: Bronxville, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Alarc6n’s Novelas Cortas Escogidas, 1905. Spanish Prose Composition, 1908. First Spanish Reader, 1916.

      Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 1919 (with Th. Baker). Translator of The German Classics of the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1913. Translator (into English and French) and editor of Sevcik’s Intonationsschule für Violine, operation 11, 1922.

      Schule des Virtuosen, operation 12, 1926.

Connections

Married Egbertina Wilterdink (pianiste), May 29, 1902. Children: Walter (deceased).

father:
Jacob Remy

mother:
Elizabeth (Wilckes) Remy

spouse:
Egbertina Wilterdink

child:
Walter Remy (deceased)