Lloyd A. Pfautsch

PFAUTSCH, Lloyd Alvin. b. Washington, Missouri, 14 September 1921; d. Dallas, Texas, 3 October 2003. Pfautsch was a distinguished teacher, church musician, composer and internationally celebrated choral conductor.  He attended Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois, majoring in philosophy, sociology and religion (BA 1943), and Union Theological Seminary, New York City, where his teachers included Clytie Hyne Mundy (1887-1983), voice,  Alfred Greenfield (1903-1983), conducting, and Harold Friedell (1901-1981), composition (BD, 1946; MSM, 1948).  He also studied conducting with Robert Shaw and choral masterworks with Julius Herford (1901-1981), who became his mentors.  Pfautsch was appointed...

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