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musician

Gustaf Fredrik Holmberg, musician. Mason.

Background

Holmberg, Gustaf Fredrik was born on August 17, 1872. Son of August and Eva (Sundstrom) Holmberg.

Education

Came to the United States, 1891. Bachelor of Music, Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, 1899. Post-graduate work at Bethany College and in Chicago, 1899-1903.

Studied under masters at various times, 1903-1914.

Career

Instructor violin and harmony, Bethany College, 1898-1903. Concert mastre, Bethany Symphony Orchestra, 1897-1903. Instructor violin and theory of music, 1903-1905, assistant professor theory and conductor of music, 1905-1908, professor and director of music, 1908-1910, dean School of Fine Arts and professor of music, since 1910, Oklahoma U.

Conductor Oklahoma City Symphony Orchestra, since 1921.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Elementary Theory of Music for High Schools, 1920. Lecturer on music and art. State conductor Federated Clubs Chorus and Orchestra.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Signy Hallberg, July 20, 1904. Children: Linne Fredrik, Brunhild Louise.

father:
August Holmberg

mother:
Eva (Sundstrom) Holmberg

spouse:
Signy Hallberg

children:
Linne Fredrik Holmberg

Brunhild Louise Holmberg