Horatio Parker

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Birthday
15, 1863
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 18, 1919 (56)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
15, 1863
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 18, 1919 (56)

About

Former composer and professor of music who taught some of the most memorable faces in music, including Charles Ives.

Before Fame

He pursued his musical education at home and abroad, studying with famous names like George Whitefield Chadwick and Josef Rheinberger in Germany.

Trivia

His most important operas included Mona, which won the Best Composition prize through the Metropolitan Opera House in 1911. His prize was $10,000.

Family Life

His family was residing in Auburndale, Massachusetts, when he was born.

Associated With

He once taught music theory at Yale University, which was where architect Robert Stern once studied.