Carl Venth

Carl Venth

Birth
Cologne, Stadtkreis Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 29 Jan 1938 (aged 77)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 158542971 · View Source
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Carl Venth was born in Cologne, Germany on February 16, 1860. He was sixteen when he entered the Cologne Conservatory where he studied violin and composition. After touring the United States he became concert master of Rudolph Bial’s concerts in New York and later at the Metropolitan Opera in 1884. In 1888 he established the Venth Violin School in Brooklyn. For three years he was director of the violin department of Kidd-Key College at Sherman, Texas. He later went to Fort Worth as the conductor of the Fort Worth Harmony Club. He later became conductor of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Choral Club. In 1914, he was director of the Conservatory of Fine Arts at Texas Woman’s College now Texas Wesleyan and later was dean of the music school. During World War One he served as music director at Camp Bowie and Camp Travis. He was the bandmaster of the Thirty-sixth Division. He became the head of the music department at the University of San Antonio. He died on January 29, 1938.

Sheet music by Carl Venth
Landlicher Tanz - "Country Dance" - Violin and piano
Sonatina - Piano solo
Norwegian Dance Suite No. 3 - "Menuett" - Piano solo
Air d'Eglise - Violin and piano
Romance - Violin & piano
Improvisations - Piano solo
Romanze - Violin and piano
Come To Me Dearest - Voice and piano


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  • Created by: Ubique
  • Added: 23 Feb 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 158542971
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Venth (16 Feb 1860–29 Jan 1938), Find a Grave Memorial no. 158542971, citing Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ubique (contributor 46919429) .