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organist , composer.

Raymond Huntington Woodman, American organist, composer. member American Society Composers.

Background

Woodman, Raymond Huntington was born on January 18, 1861 in Brooklyn. Son of Jonathan Call and Sarah Ann (Copeland) Woodman.

Education

Educated College City of New York to junior year. Left to devote time to music. Studied 4 years under Dudley Buck.

Improvisation and composition under Cesar Franck, Paris, 1888. Doctor of Music, New York College of Music and Grove City College, 1940.

Career

Alto St. George’s Church, Flushing, Long Island, where his father was organist and choirmaster. Became assistant to his father, organist Christ Church, Norwich, Connecticut, 1879-1880. Became organist and choirmaster, First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, 1880, resigned June 1, 1941, after 61 years service.

Professor music, Packer Collegiate Institute, resigned January 1, 1941, after 46 years service. Ex-warden and fellow of America Guild of Organists. Member American Society Composers, Authors and Publications since 1925.

Composer of many songs, cantatas, anthems, part-songs and compositions for piano and organization Edited “Church Music” department New York Evangelist. 3 years Address: 131 Hicks St., Brooklyn, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of many songs, cantatas, anthems, part-songs and compositions for piano and organization Edited “Church Music” department New York Evangelist.

Membership

Member American Society Composers.

Connections

Married Ethel Field Righter, June 14, 1892. Children: Winifred (M.D.), Jocelyn (M.D.).

father:
Jonathan Call Woodman

mother:
Sarah Ann (Copeland) Woodman

spouse:
Ethel Field Righter

children:
Winifred Woodman (M.D.)

Jocelyn Woodman (M.D.)