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William Edwin Haesche, American composer. member of faculty Department of Music, Yale University.

Background

Haesche, William Edwin was born on April 11, 1867 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of Henry William and Rosina (Safney) Haesche.

Education

Educated New Haven schools. Bachelor of Music, Yale, 1897. Studied violin with Bernhard Listemann and others, piano with Ernst Perabo and others, composition and theory with Doctor H. W. Parker and others.

Career

One of the organizers of New Haven Symphony Orchestra. Member of faculty Department of Music, Yale University. Now in charge of the theoretical courses in music, Hollins College.

Composer: For orchestra—A Forest Idylle, 1896. Fridthjol and Ingeborg, symphonic poem (prize composition), 1897. Springtime, overture, 1899.

Symphony in A-flat, 1901. Also Young Lovel’s Bride, for women’s chorus and orchestra, 1898. Sonata in E-minor, for violin and piano (prize composition).

The Haunted Oak of Maunau, for full chorus and orchestra, 1902. The South, symphonic poem for orchestra. Also Hungarian Dance, Souvenir de Wieniawski and other pieces for piano and violin, songs, anthems, symphonetta for orchestra in 4 movements.

Red Godwin’s Wooing, for Women’s Chorus, soprano solo and orchestra or piano. Etc. Home: Hollins, Va.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: For orchestra—A Forest Idylle, 1896. Fridthjol and Ingeborg, symphonic poem (prize composition), 1897. Springtime, overture, 1899.

      Symphony in A-flat, 1901. Also Young Lovel’s Bride, for women’s chorus and orchestra, 1898. Sonata in E-minor, for violin and piano (prize composition).

      The Haunted Oak of Maunau, for full chorus and orchestra, 1902. The South, symphonic poem for orchestra. Also Hungarian Dance, Souvenir de Wieniawski and other pieces for piano and violin, songs, anthems, symphonetta for orchestra in 4 movements.

      Red Godwin’s Wooing, for Women’s Chorus, soprano solo and orchestra or piano.

Membership

Member of faculty Department of Music, Yale University.

Connections

Married Nora Russell (soprano singer), 1890.

father:
Henry William Haesche

mother:
Rosina (Safney) Haesche

spouse:
Nora Russell