Benbow, William David 28.jul.1865-13.aug.1939 USA Ohio, Columbus - NY, Chautauqua
organist, choirmaster, studied at Ohio State University, music with Herman Ebeling in Columbus, William Wallace Gilchrist in Philadelphia, William Herbert Jude in Liverpool England, 1877 organist of the Welsh Methodist Episcopal Church in Columbus, for 12 years of the First Congregational Church in Columbus, 1880-1882 of St Paul's Episcopal Chuch in Columbus, 1882-1885 of Trinity Lutheran Church in Reading Pennsylvania, 1886-1889 of St John's Church in Easton Pennsylvania, 1889-1913 of Trinity Lutheran Church in Reading, 1913 of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Buffalo NY, 1923 of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Buffalo, 1907 Fellow American Guild of Organists, 1916 officer of the Music Teachers National Association, editor for The Etude, 1918 residing at 44 North Pearl Street and 1930 at 227 Anderson Place Buffalo NY ; son of carpenter David J Benbow (Wales 1830-b1910 Columbus) and Leah (Wales 1838-5.may.1920 Canada Ontario, Welland) ; 16.oct.1888 he married Josephine C Fry (Pennsylvania Reading nov.1867-)

Title Parts

[] Andante grazioso. Organ
publisher W. E. Ashmall

[] Welcome pretty primrose. Mixed choir
words C. Pinsuti
publisher G. Schirmer, New York

[] The Lord is my light. Anthem. Mixed choir
publisher G. Schirmer, New York

[] Pursuit of love. Song
publisher Hatch Music Co.

[] Jubilate Deo in F. Mixed quartet
publisher Oliver Ditson, Boston

[] Tete-a-tete. Dance
publisher Theodore Presser, Philadelphia

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