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pianist , composer

Paul Tietjens, American pianist, composer.

Background

Tietjens, Paul was born on May 22, 1877 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Henry and Mary R.

Education

Graduated from the high school, St. Louis, 1895. Studied under St. Louis musicians and in Vienna with Leschetizky and Fuchs, later with Harold Bauer.

Career

1 daughter, Janet. Settled in New York, 1905. Musical director for Maude Adams, 1916-1919. Accompanist and teacher of piano and harmony.

Composer: Wizard of Oz”. Incidental music for Barrie’s A Kiss for Cinderella”. Carnival” (orchestral composition).

Rustic Sketches” (juvenile suite for orchestra). Also songs, piano pieces, etc. Accompanist grand opera setting of Lord Dunsanv’s The Tents of the Arabs”.

Home: 51 E. 59th St., New York New York‡.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Wizard of Oz”. Incidental music for Barrie’s A Kiss for Cinderella”. Carnival” (orchestral composition).

      Rustic Sketches” (juvenile suite for orchestra). Also songs, piano pieces, etc. Accompanist grand opera setting of Lord Dunsanv’s The Tents of the Arabs”.

Connections

Married Eunice Strong Hammond, of Evanston, Illinois, 1904 (divorced 1914).

father:
Henry R.

mother:
Mary R.

spouse:
Eunice Strong Hammond