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organist.

Smith Newell Penfield, American organist. member N.E. Society of Brooklyn, Manuscript Society of New York, Society of Sciences, American Institute of New York, Society of Science, Letters and Art, London.

Background

Penfield, Smith Newell was born on April 4, 1837 in at Oberlin, Ohio, United States. Son of Anson and Minerva (Dayton) Penfield.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin, 1858, A.M., 1861. Graduate Leipzig Conservatory of Music, 1869. (Museum Doctor, New York University, 1885).

Career

President Music Teachers’ National Association, 1885, New York State Music Teachers’ Association, 1888-1890. Member N.E. Society of Brooklyn, Manuscript Society of New York, Society of Sciences, American Institute of New York, Society of Science, Letters and Art, London. Composer: (cantata) The Eighteenth Psalm, and much sheet music.

Has contributed many articles to Étude, Philadelphia, and other musical journals Address: 296 Manhattan Avenue, New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (cantata) The Eighteenth Psalm, and much sheet music. Has contributed many articles to Étude, Philadelphia, and other musical journals.

Membership

Member N.E. Society of Brooklyn, Manuscript Society of New York, Society of Sciences, American Institute of New York, Society of Science, Letters and Art, London.

Connections

Married Sarah Elizabeth Hoyt, of Henry, Illinois, March 26, 1860.

father:
Anson Penfield

mother:
Minerva (Dayton) Penfield

spouse:
Sarah Elizabeth Hoyt