Frederic Ware Bailey (1879 – )

“BAILEY, Frederic Ware:

Pianist, organist, conductor, teacher; b. Worcester, Mass. Apr. 3, 1879, s. Henry D. and Ella E. (Ware) B.; stud piano, harmony, counterpoint, organ w. W.W. Farmer, piano teacher w. Mrs. A.M. Virgil in New York; m. Mary M. Kirby, Jan. 11, 1905 (one son).  Became organist at park Ave. Methodist Ch., when 16 yrs. of age; went to Christ Ch. when 18 yrs. and in 1900 became organist at Old South Ch., which position he held till 1910, when he went to Piedmont Congl. Ch. as dir. and organist teacher of the Progressive Series of Piano Lessons.  Mem. Am. Guild of organists, mem. Nat. Assn. of Organists (mem. music committee), Rotary Club of Worcester.

Address: 317 Day Bldg, Worcester, Mass.  Home: 845 Main St., Worcester, Mass.”

Source:  International Who’s Who in Music and Musical Gazetteer, Vol. 5, by Cesar Suerchinger, Current Lit. Publishing Co., New York, 1918, page 33


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