Robert Guy McCutchan

Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa, USA
Death 15 May 1958 (aged 80)
Claremont, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana, USA
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A noted hymnologist, he studied at Park College, Parkville, Missouri, and Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa (B.M. 1904). He went on to teach voice at Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas, and founded the conservatory of music there in 1910. After further study in Germany and France, in 1911 he became dean of the School of Music at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, serving there 26 years. He helped compile the Methodist Hymnal in 1936.
He married Carrie Burns Sharp (1881-1941)on Nov. 23, 1904 in Clarinda, Iowa. After her death he married Helen Laura Cowles (1894-1973) in Pasadena, California.

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