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Williams Kossuth Steiner, American organist. Member Musicians.

Background

Steiner, Williams Kossuth was born on June 9, 1874 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Kossuth L. and Marie (Williams) Steiner.

Education

Pupil of S. Bissell, F. Zitterbart, Theodor Salmon. Walter E. Hall, and Heinrich Germer (Dresden), 1894-1899.

Career

Organist Grace Reformed Church and Trinity Lutheran Church, 1891, North Avenue Methodist Church, 1893-1894, Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church, 1899-1904, all of Pittsburgh. Designed organ, 1907, for Rodelph Shalom Temple, Pittsburgh, and organist same, 1904-1925. Teacher of piano, organ and theory.

Has given 50 recitals at Carnegie Institute. Played at Buffalo and St. Louis expns., also with various symphony orchestras. Composer anthems and organ and piano music.

Director the Germer Piano School, Pittsburgh. Musical director Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind since September 1927. Associate American Guild Organists, by examination, 1899, local examiner since 1908.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer anthems and organ and piano music. Director the Germer Piano School, Pittsburgh. Musical director Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind since September 1927.

      Associate American Guild Organists, by examination, 1899, local examiner since 1908.

Membership

Member Musicians.

Connections

Married Edna A. Steiner, July 2, 1902. Children: Margaret Brown (Mistress.

father:
Kossuth L. Steiner

mother:
Marie (Williams) Steiner

spouse:
Edna A. Steiner

child:
Margaret Brown (Mrs Steiner