Charles Whitney Coombs

Charles Whitney Coombs Sheet Music

  • Born
    25th December 1859
  • Died
    24th January 1940
  • Birthplace
    Bucksport, Maine

Charles Whitney Coombs studied piano with Speidel, theory and composition with Seifritz, and also modern languages and literature. In 1883 he was in Italy and Switzerland, and in 1884 went to Dresden, where his teachers were Draeseke for composition, Janssen for organ, Hermann John for instrumentation and Lamperti for voice. He made long visits to Paris and London and from 1887-1891 he was organist at the American Church in Dresden. He returned to the US and from 1892-1908 he was organist at the Church of the Holy Communion and at at St. Luke's in New York City. His compositions include the vocal works, various songs, hymns, and cantatas.

Title Form Instrument
Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning Anthem Voice(s) and Instruments
Bedouin Love Song, Op.2 Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Four Leaf Clover Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
Love Supreme Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano
My Lady Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano