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composer , musician

Edward Burlingame Hill, musician, composer. Awarded Chevalier Legion of Honor, Member National Institute Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts and Science, Massachusetts Society Sons Colonial Wars. Member National Institute Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts and Science, Mass.

Background

Hill, Edward Burlingame was born on September 9, 1872 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Professor Henry B. and Ellen Grace (Shepard) Hill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1894. Doctor of Music (honorary), University New Hampshire, 1952. Studied under Professor John K. Paine, F. F. Bullard, G. W. Chadwick (Boston), A. Whiting (New York), C. M. Widor (Paris).

Career

Instructor music, Harvard, 1908-1918, associate professor, 1918-1928, professor of music, 1928-1936, chairman division of music, 1928-1934, James E. Ditson professor music, 1936-1940. Retired June 1940. Public operation 18 Nuns of the Perpetual Adoration for women’s voices and orchestra. Unpub. but performed pantomimes for full orchestra, Pan and the Star, operation 19.

“Stevensoniana,” four pieces for orchestra, operation 24. March for pageant, The Pilgrim Spirit, produced Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1921. Lilacs; Symphony in B flat.

Symphony in C major; Symphony Northern 3 in G major. Sonata, 2 clarinets; Sonata, flute and piano. Sonata, clarinet and piano.

Concertino for piano and orchestra, 1931, string quartet operation 40. Piano quartet operation 42, with strings. 2d Suite, Stevensoniana.

Diversion; concertino for two flutes and piano. Sonata for clarinet and piano. Concertino for orchestra Sinfonietta for strings.

Music for English horn and orchestra, operation 50. Suite for Strings published. Lowell Institute lecturer 1920.

Lecturer Congress of History of Art, Paris, under auspices universities, Strassbourg and Lyon, 1921.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Modern French Music.

Membership

Member National Institute Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts and Science, Mass.

Connections

Married Alison Bixby, June 12, 1900 (died March 2, 1942). Children: Thomas Dana, Henry Bixby, George Edward Bellows, Edward Burlingame (deceased).

father:
Professor Henry B. Hill

mother:
Ellen Grace (Shepard) Hill

spouse:
Alison Bixby

children:
Thomas Dana Hill

Henry Bixby Hill

George Edward Bellows Hill

Edward Burlingame Hill (deceased)