Allen, Robert Emmet 26.feb.1890-7.aug.1955 USA South Carolina, Greenville - Greenville
baritone singer, organist, no composer, educated at Furman Fitting School, BA and 1909 MA from Furman University near Greenville, studied organ with Henry Bellamann and Josef Hagstrom, singing with Katherine J Bellamann and Lucien Odendhall, 1909-1912 organist and choirmaster of the Second Presbyterian Church in Greenville, 1913-1915 of the Central Methodist Church in Newberry South Carolina, 1913-1915 private vocal teacher in Newberry, 1916 organist and choirmaster of the First Baptist Church in Columbia South Carolina, 1817 teacher voice and organ at Chicora College for Women in Columbia, baritone soloist in several Baltimore churches, sang in the production of Stainer's 'Crucifixion' with orchestra, 1912-1913 member of the Baltimore Oratorio Society, specialized in oratorio, notably 'Elijah' and 'Messiah', also concert work in lieder and operatic arias, author of 'Discussion of theories concerning the origin and function of music' 1914, 1942 he resided at Tokeneke Park in Darien Connecticut and was employed by the Central Hanover Bank in New York City, at time of death residing at 611 McDaniel Avenue in Greenville ; son of grocer Henry Wilson Allen (SC, Due West 26.sep.1861-19.aug.1928 Greenville) and Mary Irene Mendenhall (Newberry 14.feb.1864-10.feb.1936 New York City (bur Greenville)) ; 5.nov.1919 in Camden he married Ellen Douglas Boykin (SC, Camden 20.nov.1898-16.jun.1967 Greenville)

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