Burdett, George A. (George Albert), 1856-1943

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George Albert Burdett (1856-1943) was born in Boston in 1856, the son of Horatio S. and Melvina Martin Burdett. He received an A.B. in 1881 from Harvard College. He was an organist who also composed organ works, piano pieces, and anthems. He was a frequent contributor to musical periodicals and a founding member of the American Guild of Organists. In 1887 he married Ellen S. Strong of Brookline and they had three children: Elizabeth Martin Burdett Birch, Ellen Moore Burdett Shaw, and Sylvia Strong Burdett Dunham.

From the guide to the George A. Burdett papers, ca. 1881-1943., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

George Albert Burdett (1856-1943) was born in Boston in 1856, the son of Horatio S. and Melvina Martin Burdett. He received an A.B. in 1881 from Harvard College. He was an organist who also composed organ works, piano pieces, and anthems. He was a frequent contributor to musical periodicals and a founding member of the American Guild of Organists. In 1887 he married Ellen S. Strong of Brookline.

From the description of George A. Burdett papers, ca. 1881-1943. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612869945

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Subject
Hymns, English
Piano music--20th century
Anthems
Organ music--20th century
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with organ
Flute and piano music
Easter music--Anthems
Occupation
Composers
Organists
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Birth 1856

Death 1943

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