Boise, Otis Bardwell

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Boise, Otis Bardwell

Boise, Otis Bardwell, American organist, teacher, and composer; b. Oberlin, Ohio, Aug. 13, 1844; d. Baltimore, Dec. 2, 1912. He was a pupil of Moscheles and Richter in Leipzig (1861–64), and of Kullak in Berlin (1864). He was an organist in Cleveland (1865–70) and N.Y (1870–80). After teaching in Berlin (1888–1901), he taught at the Peabody Cons, of Music in Baltimore. His works include syms., overtures, and piano concertos. He publ. Harmony Made Practical (N.Y., 1900) and Music and Its Masters (N.Y., 1902).

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