Adams, Frederick Norman 3.jun.1858-15.jul.1890 England, London St Pancras - USA Ohio, Cleveland
organist, choirmaster, received his early musical education from his mother, 1877 he became the associate of William Henry Monk of King's College London and proceeded with him to the south of England where he devoted four years musical work in organ playing, choir training and chamber music, studied composition with Edmund Hart Turpin in London, 1886 for one year organist of the American Church of the Holy Trinity in Paris, he gave a series of chamber concerts which were highly appreciated and supported by the most distinguished Americans in Paris, private affairs made it impossible for him to continue in this position and he returned to London, 19.nov.1887 he arrived in New York and was at once welcomed by the American musical fraternity, he spent a few weeks in Gotham, then became until death organist and choirmaster of Trinity Church in Cleveland, director of the Conservatory of Music in Cleveland ; son of coach maker William Adams (Norfolk 7.oct.1822-b1881 London) and Rhoda Worley (Oxfordshire, Witney 1826-a1891) ; 8.nov.1887 at St Jude in London Kensal Green he married linguist Anna Christiane Freundt (1867-)

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[] first efforts in composition, such as instrumental trios, organ compositions under Edmund Hart Turpin
[] Quartet no.1 pour violin primo, violin secundo, viola, violoncello
pub Paris France 1887

[] Reverie. Violin and piano. op17
pub F. W. Chanot & Sons, London

[] Hear my cry, O God. Anthem. Bass solo and quartette. op25
pub J. H. Rogers, Cleveland Ohio 1890

[] Song from Bulwer-Lytton's romance The last days of Pompeii. op26
pub J. H. Rogers, Cleveland Ohio 1890
1 - The blind flower-girl's song
2 - Hymn to Eros. Quartette for mixed voices
3 - The Anacrontic. Unisonal male chorus
4 - Nydia's love song. Range two octaves, B flat to B flat
5 - The funeral dirge. Three part chorus for woman's voices
[] Te Deum in C
pub G. Schirmer, New York

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