Miller, Bernard Wilson 10.oct.1889-10.jan.1947 USA Ohio, Ironton - Florida, Melbourne
pianist, organist, 1910 as student residing in Columbus Ohio, 15.jun.1910-30.may.1912 studied music with Emil Paur in Berlin Germany, 1912-1917 as musician residing in Columbus, 25.may.1917-1.aug.1919 enlisted in military service as musician thirth class in the Columbus National Guard Headquarters Company 166 Infantry and served as volunteer in France Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, Saint-Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne, after discharge he continued his musical study at the Conservatoire de Montpellier in France, until 1924 teacher piano and organ at the Kansas State Teachers College, 19.oct.1925 he opened a new 'Home School of Music and Expression' at 1612 Seventh Street in Portsmouth Ohio where he taught piano, harmony, counterpoint, composition and musical analysis while his wife Lucy Herrick took charge of the expression classes, 23.nov.1925 he played piano in a concert at the Anderson Bros. Assembly Room in Portsmouth Ohio, 1930 as divorced private music teacher residing with his mother Sarah E Miller (Ohio 1863-c1940 Melbourne) at 511 Oak Street in Ironton Ohio, 1935-1945 residing with his mother at 264 Maple Avenue in Melbourne Florida, he was buried at Woodland Cemetery in Ironton

[the Bernie Miller's Orchestra played at the Jubilee week 2/8.jul.1934 of Orlando Plaza dance hall at Huntington Road, 5 miles west of Charleston West Virginia (if this was the orchestra of Bernard Wilson Miller (1889-1947) cannot be verified)]

Title Parts

[] Offertory. Organ
Mrs. E. H. Dailey in the Evening Service at the First United Brethren Church, Portsmouth, Ohio 25apr1926
[remark: Bernard Wilson Miller was the pianist of this church]

[] My mother's garden
words Margaret Widdemer (1884-1978)
music Bernard Miller
unpublished, copyright W. J. Jacomb, Melbourne, Florida 29may1939
[William John Jacomb (England, Bridgewater 13aug1868-12may1953 Massachusetts, Groton) physical instructor, 1912-1953 residing in Groton Massachusetts, spending the winters in Melbourne Florida with daughter Edith M. Jacomb (Canada 1896-), 1946 in Putnam Florida he married Emma S. Davies]

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