18th January 1861
25th December 1943
Raymond Huntington Woodman studied under his father, Jonathan Woodman; Dudley Buck of New York; and Caesar Franck of Paris. He began his musical career singing at St. George’s Church in Long Island, New York, then at age 18 became organist at Christ Church in Norwich, Connecticut. He went on to serve as organist and choirmaster at the First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, New York (1880-1941); professor of music at Packer Collegiate Institute; warden of the Guild of American Organists; and vice-president of the Department of Music at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences.