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musician

Howard Malcolm Dow, musician. Mason.

Background

Dow, Howard Malcolm was born on March 11, 1837 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Mark and Charlotte (Parsons) Dow.

Education

Began study of singing and voice culture under George D. Russell, Boston, at age of 7. Organ, under A. U. Hayter, at 9. Piano, under Hugo Leonhard.

Composition, under George F. Suck.

Career

Church organist at 16, and continued for 52 years, serving at South Congressional Church, Arlington St. Church, Unity Church (29 years), Second Unitarian Church, etc. On account of ability to interpret the most difficult scores at sight, gained wide recognition as accompanist for leading mus. artists. Won nat. reputation in.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Masonic Orpheus, 1869. Sacred Quartettes, 1879. Dow’s Responses and Sentences for Church Service, 1884.

      The Sacred Orpheus (for male voices), 1888.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Mary Agnes Rice, July 19, 1864 (died 1889).

father:
Mark Dow

mother:
Charlotte (Parsons) Dow

spouse:
Mary Agnes Rice