Nevin, Ethelbert

Nevin, Ethelbert (Woodbridge)

(1862–1901) composer; born in Edgeworth, Pa. After studies in America and Europe, he pursued a career of composing sentimental parlor songs and piano pieces such as "The Rosary."
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.