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Biography

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Music (1923-1927) and University Librarian (1930-1946), Cornell University.

CHRONOLOGY

1878 Born in New York City
1898 CCNY - A.B.
1898-1902 Organist and Choirmaster, Episcopal Chapel of the Incarnation, New York City
1900 NYU - M.A.
1902-1909 Student, University of Berlin and Royal Academic Institute for Church Music in Berlin
1906-1907 Research, Germany; Cataloging and describing the musical scores and books on music in the libraries of the central German states
1909 Ph.D. thesis: "Orgel und Klavier in der Music des 16. Jahrhunderts"
1909-1914 Instructor in organ amd music theory at University of Breslau
1909- Librarian of the Royal Academic Institute for Church Music
1910-1914 Lecturer in Music History in the Faculty of Philosophy (Breslau)
1914-1923 New York Public Library - Head of Division of Music
1914-1917 United States Army
1923-1927 Cornell University - Chairman, Department of Music; University Organist, Sage Chapel Choir Director
1927-1930 New York Public Library
1930-1946 Cornell University Librarian and Professor of Musicology