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teacher of singing , baritone

Walter Lawrence Bogert, American teacher of singing, baritone. Member board directors Russian Symphony Society, 1904.; Member New York Singing Teachers Association (president 1915-1918), New York State Music Teachers’ Association (president 1913.

Background

Bogert, Walter Lawrence was born on December 7, 1864 in Flushing, New York, United States. Son of Henry A. and Mary Bowne (Lawrence) Bogert.

Education

Student Conservatory of Music of America, 1894-1898. Graduate Institute of Mus. Studied singing with P.

Graduate Schools.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1890, and practiced in New York City. Instructor in harmony, National Conservatory of Music, 1894-1901. Lecturer for University Extension Society, 1904-1906, American Institute Applied Music, 1908-1911, 1918-1921.

Instructor Institute of Museum Art, 1907-1909. Lecturer on music for New York City Board of Education, 1900-1917. Mus. director Pan-American Conference of Bishops of Protestant Episcopal Church, Washington, District of Columbia, 1903.

Mus. director People’s Institute, New York City, 1909-1914. Lecturer on history and appreciation of music, at School of Music, Yale, 1920-1921. Has given 550 song recitals in eastern cities.

Trustee Queens Borough Public Library, 1900-1909. Member and treasurer Committee of 3 in charge of erection of Carnegie libraries in Borough of Queens since 1901. President Peter Minuit Corporation, 1942-1944.

Conducted experiments at Ward’s Island, New York, Eastern State Hospital for Insane as to the therapeutic value of music, 1900.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of articles on Voice” in mus. and other mags. Consultant auditioner on Federal Music project, New York City, since 1935. Received prizes as amateur photographer.

      Has more than 200 pictures on file in New York Public Library and Library of Columbia University.

Membership

Member board directors Russian Symphony Society, 1904. Member New York Singing Teachers Association (president 1915-1918), New York State Music Teachers’ Association (president 1913. Clubs: Century (trustee, commission on literature, 1920-1922.

Connections

father:
Henry A. Bogert

mother:
Mary Bowne (Lawrence) Bogert