June 17, 1856, Boston, Massachusetts.
March 25, 1943.
George was the son of Horatio S. Burdett and Melvina Martin Burdett, and husband of Ellen S. Strong of Brookline, Massachusetts (married 1887).
George received an AB degree in 1881 from Harvard College. An organist, he composed organ works, piano pieces, and anthems, and was a frequent contributor to musical periodicals. He was a founding member of the American Guild of Organists.