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composer , pianist.

Arthur Shepherd, American composer, pianist. Member National Institute Arts and Letters, American Musicological Society, American Society Aesthetics.

Background

Shepherd, Arthur was born on February 19, 1880 in Paris, Idaho, United States. Son of W. N. B. and Emily M. (Phipp) Shepherd.

Education

Graduate New England Conservatory of Music, 1897.

Career

Teacher and conductor, Salt Lake City, 1897-1910. Joined faculty New England Conservatory of Music, 1910. Conductor Cecelia Society, Boston, 1915-1916.

Bandmaster 303d United States.F.A., with American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1917-1918. Appointed assistant conductor Cleveland Orchestra, 1920. Appointed lecturer on music, Cleveland College, 1927.

Became professor music Western Reserve University, 1928, now professor emeritus.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer pieces for piano, also songs, anthems, chamber music, orchestral works, etc.

Membership

Member National Institute Arts and Letters, American Musicological Society, American Society Aesthetics.

Connections

father:
W. N. B. Shepherd

mother:
Emily M. (Phipp) Shepherd