Alfred George Robyn Edit Profile
Father was an organist and instructed him in music. Was professionally engaged as pianist while still a child.
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.
Married Isidore M., d. Children: Alfred G., Byron Edward.