Parker, Horatio

Parker, Horatio (William)

(1863–1919) composer, teacher; born in Auburndale, Mass. After studies in the U.S.A. and Germany, he joined the Yale faculty (1894–1919). Primarily an organist, drawing on the conservative European traditions, he composed many works with a generalized religious element, such as Hora Novissima (1893).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
Mentioned in ?