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lecturer , composer.

Arthur Edward Stahlschmidt, British lecturer, composer. Clubs:; Member Royal Alfred Institute, London.; Mason. Compositions: Musical Settings to Kipling’s Recessional.

Background

Stahlschmidt, Arthur Edward was born on December 5, 1863 in London, England. Son of Samuel Edward and Clara (D’Anville) Stahlschmidt.

Education

Educated Ockbrook, England, and Königsfeld, Baden. Studied music and graduate Leipzig Conservatory, 1889-1892. Studied instrumental music under Leschetizky and Varetta Stepanoff, Vienna, and vocal music under Giovanni, Milan, and Cavalry Luigi Vannucini, Florence.

Came to the United States, 1897.

Career

Became identified with Kipling movement, gave lectures and recitals of his work, notably at Kipling Afternoon of Decorative Art Society at the Astoria, when his musical settings of Kipling’s Barrack Room Ballads were produced, also at Lotos Club, Mendelssohn Hall, etc. During winter, 1900-1901, introduced works of Edgar Wallace, soldier-poet of South African war, at New York, Hartford, Richmond and elsewhere. Also prominent as teacher of voice.

Membership

Clubs:; Member Royal Alfred Institute, London. Mason. Compositions: Musical Settings to Kipling’s Recessional.

Connections

Married Wilifred Goff.

father:
Samuel Edward Stahlschmidt

mother:
Clara (D’Anville) Stahlschmidt

spouse:
Wilifred Goff.