James Cutler Dunn Parker

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 27 Nov 1916 (aged 88)
Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot VINCA PATH, Lot 3917
Memorial ID 154282352 View Source

Interred 11/29/1916
Father: Samuel Hale Parker
Mother: Sarah Parker
Wifw: Maria Derby

He was an organist and choirmaster at the Trinity church and a composer. He graduated from the Latin School and then Harvard, class of 1848. Although he studied law for three years, his love of music led him to give up the law. For more than 37 years he was active as a teacher of piano and theory at the New England Conservatory of Music. He wrote many anthems and hymns that were sung at the church and for special events.

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