John Willis Conant, musician. Fellow American College Musicians, American Guild Organists.
Conant, John Willis was born on December 20, 1866 in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Lucian W. and Sarah L. (Baldwin) Conant.
Graduate Medford (Massachusetts) High School, 1883. Studied with Calixa Lavallee and Thomas Tapper, Boston, 1884-1890. Teacher Meadville (Pennsylvania) Conservatory, 1890-1892.
Studied abroad, 1892-1893.
Organist St. Luke’s Church, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1894-1911, Park St. Congressional Church, Boston, 1911-1913, director of music, National Cathedral School, Washington, District of Columbia, 1913-1933. Concert organist and pianist, also teacher.
Fellow American College Musicians, American Guild Organists.
Married Emily Agnes Hobbs, of Medford, Massachusetts, May 1895 (died 1909).