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 Sidney Homer

Sidney Homer

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 10 Jul 1953 (aged 88)
Winter Park, Orange County, Florida, USA
Burial Bolton, Warren County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 9924 · View Source
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Composer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was acknowledged as one of America's foremost song composers. His many songs included "A Plantation Ditty", "A Banjo Song", "Requiem", "Casey at the Bat" and "The House that Jack Built". He also taught harmony counterpoint singing and wrote patriotic songs. Classical contralto singer Louise Homer was his wife, for whom he wrote many of his songs. He died in Winter Park, Florida.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9924
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sidney Homer (9 Dec 1864–10 Jul 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9924, citing Bolton Rural Cemetery, Bolton, Warren County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .