Turnbull, Edwin Litchfield was born on November 14, 1872 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Lawrence and Francese Hubbard (Litchfield) Turnbull.
Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1893. Studied music, Baltimore, 1887-1890, in London, Florence, Munich, 1893-1894.
In real estate business, Baltimore, 1895-1920. Organized, 1890, and conducted Beethoven Terrace Amateur Orchestra of 25 members, giving concerts in Baltimore and elsewhere. Conductor of professional orchestra and band concerts and conductor of orchestra at Johns Hopkins public exercises, 1895-1915.
Founder, 1919, and president Johns Hopkins Musical Association, giving free symphony concerts with amateur orchestra of 100 pieces. Composer of songs for solo voice. Hymns for mixed voices.
Compositions for male voices. Arrangements, transcriptions and compositions for orchestra, etc. Address: Baltimore, Maryland.