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composer , musician

Charles Gilbert Spross, musician, composer.

Background

Spross, Charles Gilbert was born on January 6, 1874 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of Michael and Alouisa (Rauch) Spross.

Education

Studied piano with Adolph Kuehn and Helen Andrus, later with Xaver Scharwenka, composition with Helen J. Andrus, of Poughkeepsie, and Emil Gramm, and Carl V.

Career

Composer of over 450 compositions, songs, sacred cantatas, numerous piano and violin pieces, quartet’s, choruses, etc.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of over 450 compositions, songs, sacred cantatas, numerous piano and violin pieces, quartet’s, choruses, etc. Performed at White House for president’s Taft, Wilson, Harding, Coolidge.

Membership

Clubs: Musicians (New York).

Connections

father:
Michael Spross

mother:
Alouisa (Rauch) Spross