Ralph Deane Shure Edit Profile
Bachelor of Music, Oberlin College, 1907. Doctor of Music, American U., 1953, organ and compostion with D. Felix Draeseke and Doctor Alex. Wolff, Dresden, Germany, 1912-1913.
Composition with De Blois Rowe, London, England., 1915.
Director music Central, University of Iowa, 1907-1909, Clarendon (Texas) College, 1909-1919, State Teachers College, Indiana, Pennsylvania 1919-1921, American U. Washington, 1921-1925, Mount Vernon Place Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington, since 1921, now minister music emeritus. Chapel named in his honor.
The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.
Member Friends of Music in Library of Congress. Washington Composers.
Married Hazel E. Towne, April. Children: Ralph George, Mary Bertha.