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 Charles Balmer

Charles Balmer

Birth
Gottingen, Landkreis Göttingen, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 15 Dec 1892 (aged 75)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 72, Lot 683
Memorial ID 22918 · View Source
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Composer. Used the nom de plume "Henry Werner". After arriving in St. Louis from Germany, he opened a music store with his brother-in-law. He also served as the organist at Christ Church in St. Louis for 46 years. He was a prolific composer and music publisher, and was chosen to conduct the music for President Abraham Lincoln's funeral in Springfield, Illinois in 1865.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Added: 10 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22918
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Balmer (21 Sep 1817–15 Dec 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22918, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .