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Arthur Hilton Ryder, American organist. member editorial staff Oliver Ditson Co.

Background

Ryder, Arthur Hilton was born on April 30, 1875 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel Thomas and Eva Ling (Pooley) Ryder.

Education

Music study with his mother, with Review F. H. Rowse and Loraine Holloway (organ), music theory and composition at Harvard.

Career

Organist St. Stephen’s Church, Boston, 1894-1899. With Grace Church, Providence, R I., as organist, 1901-1904, organist and choirmaster, 1904-1910. Later organist and choirmaster Christ Church, Quincy, Massachusetts, Harvard Church, Brookline, 1916-1924, St. Paul’s Church, Dedham, since 1924.

Has given recitals at Brown U., Wellesley College, and at other instns. Instructor in organ, Welleslcy College, 1926-1928. Instructor in radial harmony, Massachusetts University Extension Courses, 1935-1937.

Teacher of music, Boston. Formerly director People’s Choral Association, Providence, and director chapel music, Brown University, and of Milton (Massachusetts) Chorus. Colleague of American Guild of Organists.

Composer of songs, anthems and instrumental’ pieces, also active as editor, reviser and arranger of music. Lecturer on musical subjects. Author and teacher of the system “Radial Harmony.” Formerly member editorial staff Oliver Ditson Company.

Also associated with various other music publishers. Home and Studio: 144 Ridge Avenue, Newton Centre, Mass.

Works

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    • Composer of songs, anthems and instrumental’ pieces, also active as editor, reviser and arranger of music. Lecturer on musical subjects. Author and teacher of the system “Radial Harmony.” Formerly member editorial staff Oliver Ditson Company.

      Also associated with various other music publishers. Home and Studio: 144 Ridge Avenue, Newton Centre, Mass.

Membership

Member editorial staff Oliver Ditson Co.

Connections

Married Frances Warren Moore, May 4, 1898. Married second, Emilie Hermine Lovell, June 29, 1940.

father:
Samuel Thomas Ryder

mother:
Eva Ling (Pooley) Ryder

spouses:
Frances Warren Moore

Emilie Hermine Lovell