Lovewell, Samuel Harrison was born on March 9, 1865 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles B. and Martha Jane (Morse) Lovewell.
Graduate Wellesley High School, 1883. Studied music from childhood. Graduate N.E. Conservatory of Music, Boston, 1891.
Studied organ 2 years at Church of the Immaculate Conception, Boston (under E. J. MacGoldrick), and 3 years at Cathedral of the Holy Cross (under J. Frank Donahoe). Also student under Otto Bendix, F. A. Porter, George E. Whiting, Louis Elson, etc.
Organist and choirmaster, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1891-1893, Christian Church, Georgetown, Kentucky, 1893-1896, Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church, Columbia, South Carolina., 1896-1898, First Presbyterian Church, Walla Walla, Washington, 1902-1906, St. John’s Cathedral (P.E.), Quincy, Illinois, 1908-1911, Church of Our Saviour (P.E.), Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, 1911-1912. Director music, Whitman College Conservatory of Music, 1898-1906. Director Quincy (Illinois) Conservatory of Music, 1906-1911.
Married Anna Matilda Sandt, of Easton, Pennsylvania, December 27, 1893.