Raymond Huntington Woodman

Raymond Huntington Woodman

  • Born
    18th January 1861
  • Died
    25th December 1943
  • Birthplace
    USA
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.