Baird, John Julius 16.jun.1907-8.aug.1983 USA Pennsylvania, Washington - Colorado, Colorado Springs
pianist, organist, choirmaster, teacher, choirboy at Trinity Episcopal Church Washington, studied harmony at Oberlin College, Bachelor of Science from Washington & Jefferson College where he studied piano with Alice Andrew and Edythe Thurlow, theory with Oscar Helfenbein, 1934 founder of the Bach Festival Choir in Pittsburgh, 1946-1954 organist of Calvary Episcopal Church Pittsburgh, organist/choirmaster of St Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church in West View, 1.sep.1954-1980 of Grace Church in Colorado Springs ; son of bank cashier Joseph C Baird (Washington 1864-26.oct.1950 Pittsburgh) and Annie Kuhn (Pennsylvania 1870-) ; c1929 he married and soon divorced Louise (Pennsylvania 1909-) ; 1931 he married Margaret 'Peggy' Leslie, divorced 1953 ; sons John Julius Baird jr. (1931-) and Frederick Leslie Baird (1946-) ; 30.jul.1954 in Maryland he married his 19 year old organ student Barbara Stouffer

Title Parts

[] Ancient carol of the shepherds
pub M. Witmark and Sons. 1932

[] Easter alleluia. Mixed choir
pub H. W. Gray Co., New York 1932

[] Song of the cowpunchers. TTBB Male quartet and piano
words Leslie Baird
pub Carl Fischer, New York c1934

[] Krishna's flute. Choral fantasia for mixed voices, piano and organ. 1935
poem by Royall Henderson Snow (1898-)

[] Joseph dearest, Joseph mine. Christmas Anthem. Mixed choir
pub H. W. Gray Co., New York 1939

[] Salome and Herod. Dancer, soprano, tenor, baritone and percussion band. 1941
[] Annus ecclesiasticus. Organ compositions for the church year. Pipe organ with Hammond registration
compiled, arranged, edited by J. Julius Baird
pub G. Schirmer, New York 1954
[] - On the lake of Galilee
Bob Moody
2007-01-27 16:44:18