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organist

John Winter Thompson, American organist.

Background

Thompson, John Winter was born on December 21, 1867 in Michigan, United States. Son of George and Martha (Cook) Thompson.

Education

Graduate Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1890, Bachelor of Music, 1906. Graduate Royal Conservatory, Leipzig, Germany, 1894. Doctor of Music, Knox College, 1909.

Career

Professor music, Knox College Conservatory, Galesburg, Illinois, since 1890. Organist Central Congressional Church, Galesburg. Many organ recitals in Middle West.

President Illinois Music Teachers’ Association 3 terms.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Cathedral Echoes (16 organ compositions). A Course in Harmony

    • A Course in Counterpoint. Also songs, anthems, etc.

Connections

Married Mary J. Moon, June 11, 1891 (died 1932).; married second, Jessie Lynde Hopkins, June 12, 1935. Children: Edyth, Helen Mildred.

father:
George Thompson

mother:
Martha (Cook) Thompson

spouses:
Mary J. Moon

Jessie Lynde Hopkins

children:
Edyth Thompson

Helen Mildred Thompson