Edwin H. Lemare

Edwin H. Lemare
Short Name: Edwin H. Lemare
Full Name: Lemare, Edwin H. (Edwin Henry), 1865-1934
Birth Year: 1865
Death Year: 1934

Born: September 9, 1865, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England.
Died: September 24, 1934, Hollywood, California.
Buried: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California.

Lemare received the Goss scholarship at the British Royal Academy of Music (RAM) in 1878, and went on to became a fellow of the RAM and the Royal College of Organists. He played the organ at St. John the Evangelist’s, Brownswood Park; St. Andrew’s Church, and Public Hall, Cardiff, Wales; the Parish Church, Sheffield (1886); Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street; and St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster. He made a recital tour of Canada and America in 1900, and also toured Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, where he helped design organs for the Auckland Town Hall. He played the organ at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1902-15), gave recitals at the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, California, in 1915, and was municipal organist in San Francisco (1917-21) and Portland, Maine (1921).

Colles, Volume II, p. 135


Tunes by Edwin H. Lemare (5)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[A meteor bright its wondrous light]Edwin Henry Lemare (Composer)333456 53211 22234
HAVEN (Lemare)E. H. Lemare, Sen. (Composer)2334326 2321
[Near when we need Him]E. H. Lemare (Composer)534321 56716 71745
[Shepherds watching o'er the plain]Edwin Lemare (Composer)117653 43214 36651
ST. MARGARET (Lemare)E. H. Lemare, b. 1865 (Composer)233533 22446 5433
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