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organist , conductor

Edward Franklin Kreiser, American organist, conductor.

Background

Kreiser, Edward Franklin was born on September 21, 1869 in New York, United States. Son of Emile and Amelia (Mills) Kreiser.

Education

Mus. education under Frederick Archer, Chicago, Alexander Guilmant, and Maurice Moszkowski, Paris.

Career

Organist and choirmaster, Grand Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, 1890-1909, Jewish Temple, since 1908, First Congressional Church, 1909-1910, Independence Boul. Christian Church, March since 1910, Kansas City, Missoury. Conductor Apollo Club.

Played more than 200 recitals in Kansas City in one series. Played recitals at St. Louis and Jamestown expns.

Religion

The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

Connections

Married Mary Alice Henderson, February 28, 1906.

father:
Emile Kreiser

mother:
Amelia (Mills) Kreiser

spouse:
Mary Alice Henderson