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organist , conductor

Eric Delamarter, American organist, conductor. member of faculty, Olivet (Michigan) College, 1904-1905, Chicago Museum College, 1909-1910; Member Sigma Chi.

Background

Delamarter, Eric was born on February 18, 1880 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of Review Louis and Mary Elizabeth (Baker) Delamarter.

Education

Educated Kalamazoo (Michigan) High School, Albion College. Honorary Doctor of Music, Wooster (Ohio) College, 1931. Professional study under Wilhelm Middelschulte and Mary Wood Chase, Chicago.

With Charles Marie Widor and Alexandre Guilmant, Paris, France, 1900-1902.

Career

Organist and choirmaster, New England Congressional Church, Chicago, 1900-1912. Later organist 1st Church of Christ, Scientist. Organist and choirmaster 4th Presbyterian Church, 1914-1936.

Member of faculty, Olivet (Michigan) College, 1904-1905, Chicago Museum College, 1909-1910. Professor of University of Missouri, Ohio State University, University of Texas, in the 1940’s. Music critic, Chicago Record-Herald, Tribune, and Inter Ocean, 1901-1914.

Appointed conductor Museum Art Society, Chicago, 1911-1913. Associate conductor Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1918-1936.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author compositions for organ, etc.

Membership

Member of faculty, Olivet (Michigan) College, 1904-1905, Chicago Museum College, 1909-1910. Member Sigma Chi.

Connections

Married Rubee B. Wilson, April.; married second, Alice Young Maine, June 9, 1925. Children: Jeanne, Marjorie.

father:
Review Louis Delamarter

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Baker) Delamarter

spouses:
Rubee B. Wilson

Alice Young Maine

children:
Jeanne Delamarter

Marjorie Delamarter