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musician

Charles Frederic Morse, musician. Club: Bohemians.

Background

Morse, Charles Frederic was born on March 26, 1881 in Mishawaka, Indiana, United States. Son of George and Augusta (Loring) Morse.

Education

Preparatory education, high school, Mishawaka. Student University of Michigan and University School of Music, Ann Arbor. Graduate Michigan Conservatory of Music, 1901.

Pupil of Alexandre Guilmant and Lucien Wurmser, Paris, 1906-1907.

Career

In Detroit from 1900, except 4 years as head of music department State Normal School, California, Pennsylvania, and periods of study in the United States and abroad. Co-founder and secretary Detroit Institute Musical Art until 1919. Organist and choir-master Grosse Pointe Memorial Church.

Also concert organist, pianist and lecturer. Conductor Orpheus Club (male voices), Madrigal Club (women’s voices), Music Study Club Chorus. Choral instructor Ford Hospital Nurses’ Training School Former dean Michigan chapter American Guild of Organists.

President Fine Arts Society, Michigan Music Teachers’ Association.

Membership

Club: Bohemians.

Connections

Married Mary Christie Walsh, of Detroit, Michigan, June 29, 1921.

father:
George Morse

mother:
Augusta (Loring) Morse

spouse:
Mary Christie Walsh