Becker, Lucien Emile 14.dec.1872-1943 France Alsace, Strasbourg Bischheim - USA Oregon, ?Portland
organist, pianist, conductor, studied under Bruno Hilpert, Johannes Fabian, Eduard Potjes and Hertzer at Lycee and Realschule Strasbourg and Paedagogium for Music Strasbourg, 15.sep.1889 emigrated to the USA, 20.aug.1894 naturalized American, 1889-1907 residing in St Louis Missouri, 1910-1939 in Portland Oregon, 1910 president of the Becker Conservatory Portland Oregon, 1910 musical director of the Monday Morning Musical Club Portland, 1910-1939 teacher piano and organ in Portland, 1911 fellow American Guild of Organists, 1912-1918 residing at 368 Multnomah Street Portland, 1937-1939 at 1804 NE 14th Street, 1919 organist of the First Congregational Church in Portland ; son of organist Edouard Becker (Hochfelden 10.sep.1838-15.sep.1895 Strasbourg) and Adele Schickel ; brother of composer Rene Louis ; 22.may.1907 in New York he married teacher piano and voice Edith N Small (St Louis 31.mar.1881-a1959 Michigan, Monroe)

Title Parts

[] Moonlight on the Mississippi. Valsette. Song. 1891
pub Kunkel Brothers, St Louis

[] Blue diamond waltz. Piano. 1917
[] First rose. Mazurka
pub Kunkel Brothers, St Louis

[] Inez nocturne
pub Henneman Publishing Co., St Louis

[] La danza
pub Henneman Publishing Co., St Louis

[] Christmas prelude. Organ
pub Lorenz Co., Dayton Ohio

[] Services for Catholic and Episcopal churches
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