American organist and composer.
From the description of [Selected compositions of Harry Benjamin Jepson]. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702121401
From the description of [Selected compositions of Harry Benjamin Jepson]. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122568227
Harry Benjamin Jepson was born in New Haven, Connecticut on August 16, 1870. He attended Yale University, earning the B.A. in 1893 and the B.M. in 1894; his teachers included Horatio Parker and Gustave Stoeckel. Later he also studied in Paris with Charles Marie Widor and Louis Vierne. In 1895 he was appointed instructor at Yale; he was promoted to assistant professor in 1899, university organist in 1906, and full professor in 1907. He also directed the choir in the university's Battell Chapel. Jepson was known for his organ compositions as well as his performances. He retired in 1939, and died in Noank, Connecticut on August 23, 1952.
From the guide to the Selected Compositions of Harry Benjamin Jepson ;, 1870-1979, 1909-1923, (Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University)