William Romaine Callender Edit Profile
Educated Wright private school and Doctor Addison’s college preparatory school. Studied science at Mechanics Institute, and Marine School, South Shields, and at Literature and Philosophical Institute, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Studied piano, organ, harmony and composition under private tutors.
Came to Canada, 1876, to the United States, 1889. Editorial and publicity work for several years with J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia. Also publicity work with Canadian rys. and Canadian Government.
Principal Metropolitan College of Music, Philadelphia, since 1900. Formerly director Haydn Orchestral Society and conductor Brantford (Canada) Philharmonic Society. Organist Grace Episcopal and Zion Presbyterian chs., Brantford.
Married Ella Cordelia Andrews, August 2, 1878.