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organist , musical theorist

Louis Falk, organist, musical theorist.

Background

Falk, Louis was born on December 11, 1848 in Unter Ostern. Germany. Son of John A. and Wilhelmina Francesca (Roessing) Falk.

Education

Educated Rochester, New York, 1856-1862. Private pupil of Doctor William Volckmar, in Hesse Cassel. 1865-1867; graduate Conservatory, Leipzig, 1869.

(Doctor of Music, Chicago Museum College, 1896).

Career

March 11, 1875. Professor organ theory. Chicago Museum College, since 1869. Organist Union Park Congressional Church, Chicago, 1872-1897.

Concert organist, orchestral and choral conductor. Composer. Home: Chicago, Ill.

Connections

Married Cara Dayton Dickinson.

father:
John A. Falk

mother:
Wilhelmina Francesca (Roessing) Falk

spouse:
Cara Dayton Dickinson.