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musician , composer

Alfred George Robyn, musician, composer.

Background

Robyn, Alfred George was born on April 29, 1860 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of William and Clemence Stephanie Robyn.

Education

Father was an organist and instructed him in music. Was professionally engaged as pianist while still a child.

Career

Anthony Schmitt, of Chicago, October 18, 1909. Children—Alfred G., Byron Edward. Pianist and church organist.

Composer: Jacinta, and The Buccaneer’s Bride (comic operas). Symphony in D minor, Operation 51, and symphonic poem, Pompeii (both for full orchestra). Concerto in C minor (for piano and orchestra).

Also many ballads, piano works, and pieces of sacred music. Operas: Yankee Consul (produced by Castle Square Opera Company, spring, 1903). Gypsy Girl, produced 1905.

Yankee Tourist, 3-act comic opera (produced under Henry W. Savage, 1907). Fortune Land, 3-act comic opera, 1907. The Girl from Frisco.

The Boys from Home; All for the Ladies. Princess Beggar; The Girl Who Dared. Will O’ the Wisp; The Bandit.

Georgianna; The Garden of Perfume. The Padisha; Fountain of Youth. Oratorios: The Ascension (produced St. Louis, May 10, 1903).

Love Unending, 1907; Praise and Thanksgiving. Poppies of Old Japan, 2 acts, produced 1925. Streets of Cairo, 1925.

Fountania, 3 acts, produced 1926. Caught Napping, 1927. Radiadayz, 1927; Venetian Love, 1928.

Best known songs: Answer. You; It Was a Dream. Instrumental piece, Manzanilla. Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Jacinta, and The Buccaneer’s Bride (comic operas). Symphony in D minor, Operation 51, and symphonic poem, Pompeii (both for full orchestra). Concerto in C minor (for piano and orchestra).

      Also many ballads, piano works, and pieces of sacred music. Operas: Yankee Consul (produced by Castle Square Opera Company, spring, 1903). Gypsy Girl, produced 1905.

      Yankee Tourist, 3-act comic opera (produced under Henry W. Savage, 1907). Fortune Land, 3-act comic opera, 1907. The Girl from Frisco.

      The Boys from Home

    • All for the Ladies. Princess Beggar

    • The Girl Who Dared. Will O’ the Wisp

    • The Bandit.

      Georgianna

    • The Garden of Perfume. The Padisha

    • Fountain of Youth. Oratorios: The Ascension (produced St. Louis, May 10, 1903).

      Love Unending, 1907

    • Praise and Thanksgiving. Poppies of Old Japan, 2 acts, produced 1925. Streets of Cairo, 1925.

      Fountania, 3 acts, produced 1926. Caught Napping, 1927. Radiadayz, 1927

    • Venetian Love, 1928.

      Best known songs: Answer. You

    • It Was a Dream. Instrumental piece, Manzanilla.

Connections

Married Isidore M., d. Children: Alfred G., Byron Edward.

father:
William Robyn

mother:
Clemence Stephanie Robyn

spouse:
Isidore M.

children:
Alfred G. Robyn

Byron Edward Robyn