William Wallace Gilchrist, American composer. member National Institute Arts and Letters.
Gilchrist, William Wallace was born in 1846 in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States. Son of W. W. and R. A. Gilchrist.
Studied music under Prof.
Conductor Philadelphia Festival Chorus, Mendelssohn Club, Philadelphia, Harrisburg Choral Society, Symphony Society and other ch. Organizer, and pres; president Musical Art Club. Composer: 46th Psalm (chorus and orchestra).
Composer: 46th Psalm (chorus and orchestra). Easter Idyl (chorus and orchestra). Christmas Oratorio (chorus and orchestra).
Symphony in D, also C, Nonet in G minor, Quintett in C minor, also one in F, trio in G minor. Three suites, violin and piano. also much church music and many songs, part-songs, etc.