1834–1891

Introduction

Born: June 1, 1834, War­wick, Rhode Is­land.

Died: Ap­ril 12, 1891, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: New­ton Ce­me­te­ry, New­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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Biography

Eben was the son of Eb­en­e­zer S. Tour­jée and An­gel­ine D. Ball, and fa­ther of hymn writ­er Liz­zie Es­ta­brook. He mar­ried twice: to Ab­bie In­gra­ham Tu­ell (1855) and Sar­ah Lee Tour­jée (1871).

He found­ed the New Eng­land Con­ser­va­tory of Mu­sic in Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts.

Publications

Sources

Music