Komponisten : Converse, Charles Crozat (1832-1918)
Born: October 7, 1834, Warren, Massachusetts.
Died: October 18, 1918, Highwood, New Jersey.
Buried: Bristol Cemetery, Canandaigua, New York.
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Converse attended the academy at Elmira, New York. In 1855, he went to Germany to study music under Plaidy, Richter, and Hauptman, and enjoyed the friendships of Franz Liszt and Louis Spohr. He received his law degree in 1861 from Albany University and in 1895, his LLD from Rutherford College. He worked as an attorney in Erie, Pennsylvania. He wrote a number of pieces of music, including tunes for Ira Sankey and William Bradbury. His works include:
* Silver Wings
* Spring Holiday (cantata)
* Music Bouquet and Institute Choir
* The Church Singer
* Voice of Praise (with Ebenezer T. Baird), 1872
* The Standard Hymnal (Funk and Wagnalls Company: 1896)
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