1865–1934
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Sep­tem­ber 9, 1865, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Eng­land.

Sep­tem­ber 24, 1934, Hollywood, Cal­i­for­nia.

For­est Lawn Mem­or­i­al Park, Glen­dale, Cal­i­for­nia.

Lemare received the Goss scholarship at Bri­tain’s 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).

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