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composer , musician

George James Webb, musician, composer.

Background

Webb, George James was born on June 24, 1803 in Wiltshire, England. Son of James Millett and Isabel Ann (Archer) Webb.

Education

Studied music at home, also Falmouth, England.

Career

Came to Boston, 1830. Organist Old South Church, Boston, 1830. In charge of secular music for Boston Academy Music, 1830, organized its orchestra.

Helped found Normal Musical Convs. for training of music teachers, Boston. Co-editor (with Lowell.

Connections

Married Caroline (Haven) Merriam, 6 children.

father:
James Millett Webb

mother:
Isabel Ann (Archer) Webb

spouse:
Caroline