Jepson, Harry Benjamin, 1870-1952

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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)

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referencedIn The Yale School of Music Papers, 1875-1993 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Yale School of Music. The Yale School of Music papers, 1897-1993 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Gounod Society (New Haven, Conn.). The Gounod Society Papers, 1887-1919 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Yale School of Music. The Yale School of Music papers, 1897-1993 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Gounod Society (New Haven, Conn.). The Gounod Society Papers, 1887-1919 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn The Gounod Society Papers, 1887-1919 Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn The David Stanley Smith Papers, 1889-1958 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Jepson, Harry Benjamin, 1870-1952. [Selected compositions of Harry Benjamin Jepson]. Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. The Horatio Parker papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. The Horatio Parker papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Jepson, Harry Benjamin, 1870-1952. [Selected compositions of Harry Benjamin Jepson]. Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Selected Compositions of Harry Benjamin Jepson ;, 1870-1979, 1909-1923 Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn The Horatio Parker Papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. The Yale Pageant : music manuscripts, mimeographs, and programs used in performance, 21 October 1916, in commemoration of the two hundredth anniversary of the coming of Yale College to New Haven. Yale University Library
creatorOf Jepson, Harry Benjamin, 1870-1952. Masquerade : for organ / composed by Harry Benjamin Jepson. Curtis Institute of Music, John de Lancie Library
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Birth 1870-08-16

Death 1952-08-23

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