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Walter Fisher Skeele Edit Profile

musician

Walter Fisher Skeele, musician.

Background

Skeele, Walter Fisher was born on September 26, 1865 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of John P. and Elizabeth (Blodgett) Skeele.

Education

Student Oberlin College 1 year, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 3 years. Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1888.

Career

Organist 1st Congressional Church, Chicago, 1888-1890, Plymouth Congressional Church, 1890-1893, 1st Congressional Church, Los Angeles, California, 1896-1925, then 9th Church of Christ, Scientist. With College of Music, University of Southern California, 1898-1933, dean emeritus and professor of organ and piano.

Connections

Married Mary A. Bosworth, February 4, 1891. Children: Franklin Bosworth, Mary Thurston.

father:
John P. Skeele

mother:
Elizabeth (Blodgett) Skeele

spouse:
Mary A. Bosworth

children:
Franklin Bosworth Skeele

Mary Thurston Skeele