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Edward Morris Bowman, musician.

Background

Bowman, Edward Morris was born on July 18, 1848 in Barnard, Vermont, United States. Son of Joseph and Asenath (Burroughs) Bowman.

Education

Graduated from St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1856. Studied music from childhood: later pupil Doctor William Mason, New York, and Franz Bendel, Berlin, in piano. In organ, of John P. Morgan, New York, Eduard Rohde and August Haupt, Berlin, Edouard Batiste and Alexandre Guilmant, Paris, and Sir Frederick Bridge, London.

Theory of music with Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, Berlin, Sir G. A. Macfarren and Doctor E. H. Turpin, London.

Career

Organist Old Trinity Church, New York, 1866-1867. Teacher and conductor St. Louis, 1867-1887. Organist and director music Peddie Memorial Church, Newark, New Jersey, 1887-1894.

Professor and director of music. Vassar College, 1891-1895. Founder, and director of The Temple Choir and Temple Orchestra, 200 members, Baptist Temple, Brooklyn, 1895-1906.

Founder, and director Calvary Baptist Choir, New York, since 1906. President Virgil Practice Clavier Manufacturing Company, New New York Author: Bowman’s Weitzmann’s Manual of Musical Theory, 1876. Master Lessons in Piano Playing, 1911.

Contributor to mus. journals Home: Brooklyn, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Bowman’s Weitzmann’s Manual of Musical Theory, 1876. Master Lessons in Piano Playing, 1911. Contributor to mus. journals.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Jones, June 23, 1870.

father:
Joseph Bowman

mother:
Asenath (Burroughs) Bowman

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Jones