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organist , violinist.

Wenzel Albert Raboch, Austrian organist, violinist. Member Museum Protective Union, Aschenbraedel Verein, Manuscript Society (composer). Composed music to The Eumenides, of Eschylus, in Greek style, performed in various cities of the United States and in London, England.

Background

Raboch, Wenzel Albert was born on April 23, 1854 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Wenzel P. and Katherine (Shefchik) Raboch.

Education

Came to America, 1863. Bachelor of Science, College City of New York, 1873, course civil engring. Master of Arts, College of St. Francis Xavier, 1878.

Career

Organist St. Michael’s Church, 1876-1881, St. Chrysostom’s Chapel, Trinity Parish, 1881-1896, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria, 1897-1906, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, West End Synagogue (Shaaray Tefila). Conductor and choir trainer, St. Mary the Virgin Church, to 1910. Anglican Catholic choir trainer and conductor, since 1906.

Professor music, St. Gabriel’s Academy, Manhattan College, since 1900, Pawling (New York) School, since 1908, St. Aloysius’ Academy, Jersey City, New Jersey, since 1909. Conductor of boy choirs, quartettes, etc. Conducted 1st performance of The Bartered Bride (comic opera) in America, 1894.

Membership

Member Museum Protective Union, Aschenbraedel Verein, Manuscript Society (composer). Composed music to The Eumenides, of Eschylus, in Greek style, performed in various cities of the United States and in London, England.

Connections

Married Katherine L. Rullmann, April.

father:
Wenzel P. Raboch

mother:
Katherine (Shefchik) Raboch

spouse:
Katherine L. Rullmann