1839 – Born on March 10th in Hartford, Connecticut. American composer and organist.
– He worked in Hartford, Chicago, Boston and NewYork, chiefly as an organist and choirmaster.
1875 – Went to New York to assist Theodore Thomas as conductor of the orchestral concerts.
1877 – Was an organist at Holy Trinity church.
1879 – He wrote large-scale secular cantatas including The Centennial Meditation of Columbia, and significant organ works.
1909 – Died on October 6th in West Orange, New Jersey.