Clarence Dickinson

DICKINSON, Clarence. b. Lafayette, Indiana, 7 May 1873; d. New York, 2 August 1969. Pre-eminent recital organist, church musician, composer, and educator, Dickinson studied in Chicago with Harrison Wild. At age 15 he entered the preparatory division of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and the following year began his studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, where he was a member of the class of 1894. He studied in Berlin (1898) with Dr. Heinrich Reimann (1849-1919), and in Paris (1899) with Moritz Moszkowski (1864-1925), Alexander Guilmant (1837-1911), and Louis Vierne (1870-1937). Returning to Chicago (1900) he was first Director of the Choir, the McVickers Theatre, and for...

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