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organist , director

Bruce Gordon Kingsley, British organist, director. Member Los Angeles City.

Background

Kingsley, Bruce Gordon was born on June 6, 1875 in London, England. Son of James Bruce and Louise Kingsley.

Education

Student University.

Career

Came to America, 1902. Lecturer for Board of Education, New York, 1903-1905. Trans-continental recital tour, 1904.

Organist and mus. director, Christ Church, Rye, New York, 1906, Temple Auditorium, Los Angeles, 1906-1908. Mus. lecturer Ebell and Cosmos clubs, Los Los Angeles Musical critic, Los Angeles Examiner. Special contributor to The Musician.

European musical tours, 1910, 1911. American concert tour, 1913. Organist and musical director First Presbyterian Church, Seattle, 1913.

Special engagement for 35 organ recitals, Panama Exposition, San Francisco, 1915. Organist Trinity Auditorium, Los Angeles, since 1915.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (glee) To America. (anthem) The Roseate Hues of Early Dawn. (songs) Hail to the Fleet.

      The Voices of Home Sweet Home. The Sweet Little Doll.

Membership

Member Los Angeles City.

Connections

father:
James Bruce

mother:
Louise Kingsley