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composer , Music educator

Thomas Whitney Surette, composer, music educator. Mason).

Background

Surette, Thomas Whitney was born on September 7, 1861 in Concord, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Louis A. and Frances J. (Shattuck) Surette.

Education

Education public and private schools, Concord, Massachusetts. Special student Harvard, class of ’94.

Career

Of Education, Harvard. Appointed staff lecturer on music, University of Oxford, 1907. Director of music, Cleveland Museum of Art.

Director of music Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) College, 1921. Founder and director Concord (Massachusetts) Summer School of Music. Composer: (operetta) Priscilla, or, The Pilgrim’s Proxy.

Dramatic Ballad for soli, chorus and orchestra, The Eve of St. Agnes, etc. Author: The Appreciation of Music (with D. G.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (operetta) Priscilla, or, The Pilgrim’s Proxy. Dramatic Ballad for soli, chorus and orchestra, The Eve of St. Agnes, etc. Author: The Appreciation of Music (with D. G.

Membership

Mason).

Connections

Married Ada Elizabeth Miles, June 20, 1899.

father:
Louis A. Surette

mother:
Frances J. (Shattuck) Surette

spouse:
Ada Elizabeth Miles