Waldo Selden Pratt Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1878, A.M., 1881, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1929. Johns Hopkins, 1878-1880. Doctor of Music, Syracuse University, 1898.
Assistant director Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1880-1882. Professor music and hymnology, 1882-1917, professor public worship, 1917-1925 (emeritus), Hartford Theological Seminary Instructor elocution, Trinity College, Hartford, 1891-1905. Lecturer musical history and science, Smith College, 1895-1908, Mount Holyoke College, 1896-1899, Institute of Musical Art, New York, 1905-1920.
Lecturer music and. hymnology, the Young Women's Christian Association Training School, New York, 1908-1912. Organist Asylum Hill Congressional Church, Hartford, 1882-1890. Conductor Hosmer Hall Choral Union, Hartford, 1882-1890, St. Cecilia Club, 1884-1888.
Editor: St. Nicholas Songs, 1885. Songs of Worship, 1887. Musical editor: Aids to Common Worship, 1887.
Century Dictionary, 1892-1909. Author: Musical Ministries in the Church, 1901. History of Music, 1907.
American Supplement to Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 1920. Music of the Pilgrims, 1921. New Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians, 1924.
A Forgotten American Portrait Painter—Peter Baumgras, 1827-1903, 1937. Home: Hartford, Conn.
Married Mary E. Smyly, July 5, 1887 (died 1935).