Gustavus Johnson Edit Profile
Moved to Stockholm, Sweden, 1859. To the United States, 1875. Educated in Stockholm, Sweden, Elementary School, 1863-1872.
Graduate Schartau’s Business College, Stockholm, 1874. Studied music with eminent teachers in Stockholm. Engaged as teacher of music since 1875.
Prominent as pianist.
Founded The Johnson Piano School, 1898. Later changed name to The Johnson School of Music, Oratory and Dramatic Art, and in 1900 moved into new building erected for exclusive use of the school. Now director piano department, Minneapolis School of Music, successor to Johnson School Composer of numerous pieces for piano, violin, voice, quartets, anthems, etc.
Also one piano trio and a concerto for piano and orchestra. Also theoretical works on Touch Formation, L11. Address: 42-44 8th St., S., Minneapolis.
Married Minneapolis, October 4, 1882, Caroline Frances Winslow.