Grimm, Carl Hugo

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Grimm, Carl Hugo

Grimm, Carl Hugo, American organist and composer; b. Zanesville, Ohio, Oct. 31, 1890; d. Cincinnati, Oct. 25, 1978. He studied music with his father, then held positions as organist in Cincinnati, where he also taught composition at the Cons. (1907-31).


ORCH Erotic Poem (1927); Thanatopsis (1928); Abraham Lincoln, “character portrait” (1930); Montana, symphonic poem (Cincinnati, March 26, 1943); An American Overture (Cincinnati, Feb. 15, 1946); Trumpet Concerto (1948); Sym. (1950); Pennsylvania Overture (1954). CHAMBER: Byzantine Suite for 10 Instruments (1930); Little Serenade for Wind Quintet (1934); Cello Sonata (1945); many organ pieces; works for ensembles of multiple flutes. VOCAL: Gothic Mass (1970); many anthems; songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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