1825–1893

Introduction

Born: Ju­ly 1, 1825, New­ark, New Jer­sey.

Died: Ap­ril 19, 1893, New York Ci­ty.

Buried: Saint Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church Ce­me­te­ry, Glen Cove, New York.

Biography

William was the hus­band of Eliz­a­beth Wool­ley Ham.

He stu­died mu­sic un­der Ed­ward Hodg­es, and played the or­gan at the Church of the Epi­pha­ny; St. John’s Cha­pel; St. Paul’s Cha­pel; and Tri­ni­ty Cha­pel, New York Ci­ty.

He re­ceived an hon­or­a­ry Doc­tor of Mu­sic de­gree from Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty in 1864.

Publications

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Music

Help Needed

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