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Frederic Grant Gleason Edit Profile

composer , music teacher

Frederic Grant Gleason, composer, music teacher, director Chicago Auditorium Conservatory. Fellow American College Musicians. Received diploma and gold medal from Associazione dei Benemeriti Italiana of Palermo, Sicily, “for distinguished services in the cause of art”.

Background

Gleason, Frederic Grant was born on December 18, 1849 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frederic Lathrop Gleason.

Education

Studied under Dudley Buck. Went to Europe, 1869. Studied under Moscheles and Richter, Leipzig.

Weitzmann, Raif, Haupt and Loeschhorn, Berlin. And Oscar Beringer, London.

Career

Returned to the United States, first locating in Hartford, and since 1876 in Chicago. Was musical critic of the Tribune, 1887-1891. Composed 2 operas, Otbo Visconti and Montezuma, symphonic works, etc.

Membership

Fellow American College Musicians. Received diploma and gold medal from Associazione dei Benemeriti Italiana of Palermo, Sicily, “for distinguished services in the cause of art”.

Connections

Married Mabel Blanche Kennicott, 1888.

father:
Frederic Lathrop Gleason. Gleason

spouse:
Mabel Blanche Kennicott