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composer , musician

Louis Arthur Russell, composer, musician. Member American Guild Organists (a founder). General Secretary National Academy Vocal Arts.; Mason.

Background

Russell, Louis Arthur was born on February 24, 1854 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Alexander and Frances Adeline (Blazier) Russell.

Education

Studied New York College of Music, England Organ Academy. Studied theory and harmony with George Bristow and Creative Commons Mueller (New York), John Higgs and Berthold Tours (London), organ with S. P.

Career

Director Newark College of Music, since 1879. Director Normal Institute of Music, Carnegie Hall, New York. Director The Russell Studios, New York.

Editor Essex Pub; General Sec. Composer: (cantata) A Pastoral Rhapsody.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Commonplaces of Vocal Art. English Diction for Singers and Public Speakers. The Singers’ Control of Speech.

      The Body and Breath in Control. Plain Talk with American Singers. The Embellishments of Music.

      Complete Course in Hand Culture and Piano Playing. Pedal Independence at the Organization Composer: (cantata) A Pastoral Rhapsody. (cantata) The Triumph of Freedom and Peace.

      (piano) Suite Fantastique, Suite Psychique. (violin) Suite Lyrique. Also many songs.

Membership

Member American Guild Organists (a founder). General Secretary National Academy Vocal Arts.

Connections

father:
William Alexander Russell

mother:
Frances Adeline (Blazier) Russell