Charles Joseph Huerter, American composer, director. Member American Society Composers.
Huerter, Charles Joseph was born on January 10, 1885 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of Hubert and Catherine (Presler) Huerter.
Student Syracuse University, 1904-1907, 1910-1913, Royal Academy, Berlin, 1913-1914. First lessons in piano under father. Studied piano and harmony with Professor Joseph C. Seiter, counterpoint and composition with William Berwald and Paul Juon, piano with Adolph Frey.
Began at 17 as church organist at Pompey, New York, later organist and choirmaster, St. Joseph’s Church, Syracuse. Organist and choir director Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Syracuse, 1917-1922. Took up study of composition, 1912.
And has produced upwards of 700 public works, including anthems, sacred and secular songs, violin, cello and piano pieces.