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Finding Aid for the Herbert J. Wrightson Collection , 1887-1949
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This collection consists of manuscript, published and reprinted publications of music
Herbert James Wrightson was born on Dec. 20, 1869 in Sunderland, England; studied at the Leipzig Conservatory with Salomon Jadassohn and Carl Reinecke; settled in the U.S. in 1897; taught in Philadelphia, Chicago, and elsewhere; works include a symphony, 15 organ pieces, 29 piano works, and 144 songs, some included in various hymnals; published Elements of the theory of music (1921); he died on Dec. 24, 1949 in West Lebanon, N.Y.
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
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