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composer , conductor , organist

Richard Henry Warren, American composer, organist, conductor.


Warren, Richard Henry was born on September 17, 1859 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of George William W. (Museum Doctor) and Mary Elizabeth (Pease) Warren.


Pupil of his father and of P.S. Schnecker, George Wiegand, John White, and others. Studied in Europe, 1880, 1886.


Organist and director music at New York in Church of St. John the Evangelist, 1877-1879, Reformed Episcopal Church, 1879-1880, All Souls’ (Anthon Memorial) Church, 1880-1886, St. Bartholomew’s Church, 1886-1905. Church of the Ascension, since 1907. Also conductor Church Choral Society and various smaller organizations.

Compositions: Many services and anthems for the church. Operettas, “Ingala,” 1880. “All on a Summer’s Day,” 1882.

“Magnolia,” 1896; romantic opera, “Phyllis,” 1897 (produced at Waldorf-Astoria Theatre, May 7-21, 1900). String quartette, “Ticonderoga”. Cantata for chorus, baritone solo and orchestra.

Songs, etc.


Married Helen Corbin Hurd.

George William W. (Museum Doctor) Warren

Mary Elizabeth (Pease) Warren

Helen Corbin Hurd.