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Mary Turner Salter, American composer.

Background

Salter, Mary Turner was born on March 15, 1856 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Jonathan and Mary E. (Hinds) Turner.

Education

Ed high school, Burlington, Iowa. Studied music, College of Music, Boston, and with Mme. Erminia Rudersdorff.

Career

Oratorio, concert and church singer, 1876-1892. Dramatic soprano, appearing with choral orgns. in Boston, New York, Chicago, etc., and soprano various chs., including St. Paul’s, Boston, Broadway Tabernacle, New York, Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church, New Haven, and St. Paul’s, Syracuse. Teacher of voice at Wellesley College, 1879-1881.

Composer: (songs) “The Cry of Rachel,” “The Pine Tree,” “Serenity,” “Come to the Garden,” (cycles) “Love’s Epitome,” and “Lyrics from Sappho,” and others. Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (songs) “The Cry of Rachel,” “The Pine Tree,” “Serenity,” “Come to the Garden,” (cycles) “Love’s Epitome,” and “Lyrics from Sappho,” and others.

Connections

Married Sumner Salter, May 26, 1881. Children: Edward Winthrop, Harold, Edith Marie, William Frost.

father:
Jonathan Turner

mother:
Mary E. (Hinds) Turner

spouse:
Sumner Salter

children:
Edward Winthrop Salter

Harold Salter

Edith Marie Salter

William Frost Salter