2nd March 1865
8th December 1936
Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA
William Crane Carl was an American organist and music teacher.
Carl was from 1882 organist at the First Presbyterian Church in Newark, New Jersey. A study stay with Alexandre Guilmant in Paris 1890-91 leads to a lifelong friendship between the two musicians. Upon his return, Carl 1892 became organist and choir director at the First Presbyterian Church on Fifth Avenue in New York City.