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organist

George Albert Burdett, American organist. member of the board of visitors to Musical Department of Harvard; member jury of 3 for an annual prize in musical composition under will of Francis Boote.

Background

Burdett, George Albert was born on June 17, 1856 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Horatio S. and Melvina (Martin) Burdett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, summa cum laude, 1881. Made 3 visits to Germany for study.

Career

Chilldren—Elizabeth Martin (Mistress H. W. Birch), Ellen Moore (Mistress E. M. B. Shaw), Sylvia Strong (Mistress S. R. Dunham, Junior).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of many anthems and other works. Frequent contributor to mus. periodicals. Founding member American Guild Organists (first dean and then dean 2d and 3d terms, N.E. Chapter).

      Honorary member Harvard Museum Club, St. Wilfred Club (New York). Member Harvard Museum Association (Boston).

Membership

Member of the board of visitors to Musical Department of Harvard. Member jury of 3 for an annual prize in musical composition under will of Francis Boote.

Connections

Married Ellen S. Strong, of Brookline, Massachusetts, June 8, 1887.

father:
Horatio S. Burdett

mother:
Melvina (Martin) Burdett

spouse:
Ellen S. Strong