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Carl Adolph Preyer Edit Profile

musician , composer.

Carl Adolph Preyer, musician, composer.

Background

Preyer, Carl Adolph was born on July 28, 1863 in Pforzheim, Germany. Son of Jean and Marie (Heinz) Preyer.

Education

Educated Pforzheim, Germany. Studied at Conservatory of Music, Stuttgart, and under Doctor Navratil, Vienna, and professors Urban and Barth, Berlin.

Career

1 daughter, Emily Frances. Professor piano, counterpoint and fugue, University of Kansas, since 1893, associate dean School of Fine Arts since 1915. Composer: 3 sonatas for Piano (sonata in E flat major received highest rating for piano compositions with National Federal of Music Clubs, 1939).

2 Sonatas for Piano and Violin. Konzertstück for Piano and Orchestra. Theme and Variations.

Scherzo in B flat minor. Preludes for Piano; Concert Etude. Improvisation; Sacred Music.

The Lord’s Prayer; Festival Te Deum. Strauss Concert Transcriptions for Piano. Thousand and One Nights Waltzes.

Morning Journal Waltzes. Palisades (for piano). Concert Etude in F Sharp Minor (for piano).

Also many Etudes and Piano Compositions. Home: 1125 Tennessee St., Lawrence, Kan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: 3 sonatas for Piano (sonata in E flat major received highest rating for piano compositions with National Federal of Music Clubs, 1939). 2 Sonatas for Piano and Violin. Konzertstück for Piano and Orchestra.

      Theme and Variations. Scherzo in B flat minor. Preludes for Piano

    • Concert Etude.

      Improvisation

    • Sacred Music. The Lord’s Prayer

    • Festival Te Deum. Strauss Concert Transcriptions for Piano.

      Thousand and One Nights Waltzes. Morning Journal Waltzes. Palisades (for piano).

      Concert Etude in F Sharp Minor (for piano). Also many Etudes and Piano Compositions.

Connections

Married Grace Havens, May 2, 1887.; married second, Frances Havens, September 11, 1909. Children: Frank A., Mistress.

father:
Jean Preyer

mother:
Marie (Heinz) Preyer

spouses:
Grace Havens

Frances Havens

children:
Frank A. Preyer

Mrs Preyer