Henry Schoenefeld, musician, director. Club: Gamut (Los Angeles). Studio: 642 S Berendo St., Los Angeles, California.
Schoenefeld, Henry was born on October 4, 1857 in Milwaukee. Son of Christian Friedrich and Theresa Sophia (Salzmann) Schoenefeld.
Graduate Leipzig Conservatory of Music, 1878. Studied with Eduard Lassen, Weimer, Germany, 1878-1879.
Teacher and mus. director, Chicago, 1879-1902. Leader Germania Männerchor, 1891-1902. Musical director Germania Turn-Verein, Los Angeles, California, April, since 1911.
Also Woman’s Symphony Orchestra, Los Los Angeles One of the most widely recognized American born composers. Won Symphony Prize, offered by National Conservatory, New York, 1892. Henri Marteau Prize, Paris, for piano and violin sonata, 1898.
Lillian Nordica Song-Prize, Philadelphia, 1906. Museum director 1st Pacific Saengerfest, Los Angeles, 1915, etc.
Club: Gamut (Los Angeles). Studio: 642 S Berendo St., Los Angeles, California.