Frederick Stevenson Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, St. John’s College, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, 1866. Studied harmony with Doctor Macfarren, Cambridge, counterpoint with Doctor Bridge, Westminster Abbey.
Professional work in London, 15 years. Precentor St. John’s Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, 1883. Later organist and choirmaster, St. Mark’s Church, Denver, and director Denver Conservatory of Music.
Removed to Los Angeles, California, 1894. Formerly organist and choirmaster St. John’s Church, Christ Church and Temple B’nai B’rith. Composer of nearly 100 solo, choral and instrumental works, of which the best known are: I Sought the Lord (anthem with alto solo).
The Salutation of the Dawn (for contralto, cello and piano). Light (sacred song with original text). Easter Eve and Morn (cantata).
Omnipotence (soprano solo and male chorus, piano and organ). Viennese Serenade; Idylle Mongolienne. An American Ace. Home: Los Angeles, California.
Married Mary Jordan Ford, of London, August 6, 1873.