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John Knowles Paine Edit Profile

composer , organist , music educator

John Knowles Paine, composer, organist, music educator.

Background

Paine, John Knowles was born on January 9, 1839 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Jacob S. and Rebecca Beebe (Downes) Paine.

Education

Studied music under Hermann Kotzschmar there. Studied in Germany under Haupt and others, 1858-1861.

Career

Made 1st appearance as organist, 1857. Made artistic tour there, 1866-1867. Assistant professor, 1873-1875.

Connections

father:
Jacob S. Paine

mother:
Rebecca Beebe (Downes) Paine