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George William Warren

WARREN George William. b. Albany, New York State, 17 August 1828; d. New York City, 17 March 1902. Warren was educated at Racine College, Wisconsin, and was primarily self-taught as a musician. He served Episcopal parishes in Albany, New York (1846-1860), Holy Trinity, Brooklyn, New York (1860-1870), and St Thomas Church, New York City (1870-1900). Warren composed service music, anthems, and hymns. His sacred music was published by William A. Pond, Union Square, New York, and by 1888 encompassed more than 75 pieces, including numerous Christmas and Easter carols. He was widely celebrated as a fine organist. In consequence there was no organ music at his funeral because people believed that...

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