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composer

Percy Lee Atherton, American composer. Member Harvard Musical Association.

Background

Atherton, Percy Lee was born on September 25, 1871 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William and Mary Edwards (Dwight) Atherton.

Education

Student Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass. Studied with Rheinberger, 1893-1895.

Career

Composer: The Heir Apparent, comic opera (text by Alfred Raymond), 1888-1890.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: The Heir Apparent, comic opera (text by Alfred Raymond), 1888-1890. The Maharaja, Oriental opèra-comique (text by same), 1897-1900. Several orchestral sketches.

      Two sonatas, a suite and smaller pieces for violin and pianoforte. Suite for flute and pianoforte. A number of pianoforte pieces.

      Choruses, part-songs, song-cycles and about 100 songs for solo voice.

Membership

Member Harvard Musical Association. Clubs: St. Botolph, Harvard (Boston).

Connections

father:
William Atherton

mother:
Mary Edwards (Dwight) Atherton