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musician

Benjamin Colman Blodgett, musician. member Wagner Musik-Verein, Beyreuth, 1883.

Background

Blodgett, Benjamin Colman was born on March 12, 1838 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry and Louise (Allen) Blodgett.

Education

Educated Boston public schools and at Leipzig University, and Conservatory—graduate, 1861. (Museum Doctor, Oxford, 1877).

Career

Professor music, Smith College, 1878-1903. Director music, Leland Stanford Junior University, since 1905. Honorary fellow London Society Letters and Arts, 1880.

Member Wagner Musik-Verein, Beyreuth, 1883. Composer: The Prodigal Son (cantata for soloists, chorus and orchestra). Also much other music, published and in Master of Science. for piano, choirs, and choral societies, unpublished symphonic cantata “Job;” etc.

Contributor to mags. Address: Palo Alto, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: The Prodigal Son (cantata for soloists, chorus and orchestra). Also much other music, published and in Master of Science. for piano, choirs, and choral societies, unpublished symphonic cantata “Job

    • ” etc. Contributor to mags.

Membership

Member Wagner Musik-Verein, Beyreuth, 1883.

Connections

Married March 5, 1862, Alethea E. Pulsifer, Newton, Massachusetts.

father:
Henry Blodgett

mother:
Louise (Allen) Blodgett

spouse:
March 5