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Guy Earl Holmes, composer, musician. member of faculty Vandercook School of Music.; Member American Federation Musicians, American Society Composers,; Mason.

Background

Holmes, Guy Earl was born on February 14, 1873 in Baraboo, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Lucian O. and Vira (Johnson) Holmes.

Education

Educational public schools. Studied theory and harmony with G. Mitchell and Captain W. F. Heath. cornet with Vandercook and Rigdon, saxophone with Lattimer, flute with Weldon.

Career

Formerly flute soloist with Weldon’s Band, director Ben Hur Band, director and arranger Vogel’s Minstrels, teacher harmony and instrumentation, Prior’s Conservatory, Danville, Illinois. Member of faculty Vandercook School of Music. Composer: The Prospector (official march of St. Louis Exposition).

March Courageous (dedicated to United Nations, World World War II). Over 200 military marches and overtures for band and orchestra. Many songs and characteristic pieces.

Numerous pieces for saxophone.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: The Prospector (official march of St. Louis Exposition). March Courageous (dedicated to United Nations, World World War II). Over 200 military marches and overtures for band and orchestra.

      Many songs and characteristic pieces. Numerous pieces for saxophone.

Religion

Salvation is achieved through profound believe in God.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.

Membership

Member of faculty Vandercook School of Music.; Member American Federation Musicians, American Society Composers.

Connections

Married Lotus F. Spring, May 8, 1915.

father:
Lucian O. Holmes

mother:
Vira (Johnson) Holmes

spouse:
Lotus F. Spring