April 25, 1862, London, England.

December 11, 1935, New York City.

Oceanview Cemetery, Boothbay, Maine, the location of his summer home.


Hall studied at the Royal Academy of Music for four years under George Macfarren, H. C. Bannister, Charles Steggall, and others. He emigrated to America in 1883, where he was organist and choirmaster at St. Luke’s Church, Germantown, Pennsylvania; St. Peter’s Church, Albany, New York; Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York City; St. James’ Church, New York City; and Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City. He founded and conducted the Brooklyn Oratorio Society, founded the Cathedral Festival Choir, and was Professor of Choral and Church Music at Columbia University (1913–30).

His wife was Celestia May Youngman Hall. His works include:

  1. Oneonta

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