Batchelder, John C 19.jun.1850-29.sep.1929 USA Vermont, Topsham - ?, ? (buried Michigan, Almont)
pianist, organist, no composer, studied organ with Clarence Eddy, Eugene Thayer and Jacob H Hahn, piano with James Tracey, studied piano, organ and theory for four years in Berlin with Karl August Haupt, Heinrich Ehrlich and Albert Loschhorn, organ with Frederick Archer in London, he gave organ recitals in Berlin, Dresden, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburg and Toledo, 1870 organist of the Congregational church of Bradford Vermont, 1873-1893 organist/choirmaster of St Paul's Episcopal Church in Detroit, 1870 as organist and teacher piano and organ residing in Almont Michigan, 1880-1900 in Detroit, 1910 in Bruce Michigan, until 1918 teacher piano and organ at Detroit Conservatory of Music, 1920 living with his widowed brother-in-law Charles B Kidder in Los Angeles ; son of attorney John W Batchelder (Vermont, Bradford 9.dec.1812-3.jul.1892 Michigan, Lapeer) and Sarah Clark (Vermont, Newbury 13.sep.1818-12.jul.1880 Almont) ; he never married

[Brown 1886 gives erroneously born 1852]

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[] John Batchelder did not publish any music
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