Parker, Horatio (William)
- William Kearns
(b Auburndale, MA, Sept 15, 1863; d Cedarhurst, NY, Dec 18, 1919). American composer and church musician. At 14 he took piano and organ lessons with his mother; he later studied composition with George Chadwick, the piano with John Orth and theory with Stephen Emery in Boston. He was church organist in Dedham, Massachusetts, ...