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organist

Henry Morton Dunham, American organist.

Background

Dunham, Henry Morton was born on July 27, 1853 in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Isaac A. and Augusta L. (Packard) Dunham.

Education

Graduate N.E. Conservatory of Music, 1873, Boston University College of Music, 1875.

Career

Organist, Porter Congressional Church, Brockton, 1875-1883, Ruggles St. Baptist Church, Boston, 1883-1896, Shawmut Congressional Church, Boston, 1896-1906, Harvard Church, Brookline, Massachusetts, since 1906. Professor organ, N.E. Conservatory of Music, since 1880. Director music school, Lasell Seminary, Auburndale, Massachusetts, 1910.

Composer of 4 sonatas for organ, 1 symphonic poem, 2 books of 12 church pieces each. “Aurora,” for orchestra and organ, played by Boston Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, New New York Author: Organ School, 1893. Manual and Pedal Technique.

Legato Fingering and Phrasing (for the piano). Home: Brookline, Mass.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of 4 sonatas for organ, 1 symphonic poem, 2 books of 12 church pieces each. “Aurora,” for orchestra and organ, played by Boston Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, New New York Author: Organ School, 1893. Manual and Pedal Technique.

      Legato Fingering and Phrasing (for the piano).

Connections

Married Helen Hammond, June 28, 1887.

father:
Isaac A. Dunham

mother:
Augusta L. (Packard) Dunham

spouse:
Helen Hammond