Edwin Henry Lemare Edit Profile
Studied under father, an organist. Graduate Royal Academy of Music, London.
Organist and director of choristers, Sheffield Cathedral, 1886-1892, Holy Trinity Church, Sloane St., London, 1892, later at St. Margaret’s, Westminster. First United States tour, 1901. Organist and director of music, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1902-1905.
Made many tours of the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Gave 121 recitals at the P.P.I. Exposition, San Francisco, 1915. City organist, San Francisco, 1917-1921, Portland, Maine, 1921-1924, Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium, 1924-1929.
Composer of more than 200 published works for organ, also church music, cantatas, operettas, etc., and 600 orchestra and other transcriptions. Crossed the Atlantic Ocean 55 times in pursuance of professional engagements.
Married Charlotte S. Bauersmith, Pennsylvania, July 1909.