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composer , organist

Christopher Henry Hudson Booth, British organist, composer.

Background

Booth, Christopher Henry Hudson was born on September 5, 1865 in Accrington, Lancastershire, England. Son of Charles Hudson and Bathsheba (Whittaker) Booth.

Education

Educated Public school. Studied organ, harmony and orchestration under private teachers.

Career

Came to the United States, 1895, naturalized citizen, 1905. Organist and conductor in England. Organist First Reformed Church, Brooklyn, then organist St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, New York, 1899-1905.

With Victor Talking Machine Company, 1900-1905, playing for Red Seal artists. Organist and choirmaster Church of the Advent, since 1909.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Mass in E Flat (Latin), 1892. Second Mass in G, 1893. Divine Tragedy, 1929 (all for soli, chorus and orchestra).

      Symphony in F Minor (full orchestra), 1933. The Resurrection and Ascension, 1935. Second Symphony in C Major (full orchestra), 1936.

      Also songs, anthems, piano music, etc.

Connections

Married second, Fannie Marie Baust, December 16, 1908. Children: James Charles Hudson, Charles Christopher Hudson (deceased).

father:
Charles Hudson Booth

mother:
Bathsheba (Whittaker) Booth

spouse:
Fannie Marie Baust

children:
James Charles Hudson Booth

Charles Christopher Hudson Booth (deceased)