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Peter Christian Lutkin, musician. Club, since 1894, Ravenswood Museum; Club, 1896-1904, Chicago North Shore Festival Association, since 1909.; member of commission for revision of hymnal of Protestant Episcopal Church, author of Music in the Church.

Background

Lutkin, Peter Christian was born on March 27, 1858 in Thompsonville, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Peter Christian and Hannah Susanna Define (Olivarius) Lutkin.

Education

Educated Chicago public schools, private school. Mus. education, Mistress Regina Watson (piano), Clarence Eddy (organ), and Frederick Grant Gleason (theory), Chicago. Also piano under Oscar Raif (Berlin) and Moritz Moszkowski (Paris), organ, August Haupt, theory, Waldemar Bargiel, Berlin.

Student Hochschule für Musik, Berlin, 1881-1883, Leschetizky Piano School, Vienna, 1883. (honorary Mus.Doc., Syracuse University, 1900).

Career

1 son, Harris Carman. Organist, Cathedral Steamship. Peter and Paul, Chicago, 1871-1881, St. James’ Church, Chicago, 1891-1896.

Director theoretical department, American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, 1888-1895. Professor music, since 1891, dean, 1897-1928, School of Music, Northwestern University Conductor Evanston Museum Club, since 1894, Ravenswood Museum Club, 1896-1904, Chicago North Shore Festival Association, since 1909.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of Music in the Church. Composer of church music and part songs. Lectured on church music, Western Theological Seminary, Chicago, and Garrett Biblical Institute, Evanston, Illinois President Music Teachers National Association, 1911-1912, 1919-1920.

Membership

Club, since 1894, Ravenswood Museum. Club, 1896-1904, Chicago North Shore Festival Association, since 1909. Member of commission for revision of hymnal of Protestant Episcopal Church, author of Music in the Church.

Connections

Married Nancy Lelah Carman, October 27, 1885.

father:
Peter Christian Lutkin

mother:
Hannah Susanna Define (Olivarius) Lutkin

spouse:
Nancy Lelah Carman