1845–1904

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 7, 1845, Rich­mond, Vir­gin­ia.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1904, Rich­mond, Vir­gin­ia.

Buried: Hol­ly­wood Ce­me­te­ry, Rich­mond, Vir­gin­ia.

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Biography

Minor at­tend­ed a mil­i­tary acad­e­my in Rich­mond, and served dur­ing the Am­er­i­can ci­vil war. Af­ter the war, he went in­to the mu­sic field, teach­ing at sing­ing schools and con­duct­ing at mu­sic­al con­ven­tions. He helped found the Hume-Mi­nor Com­pa­ny, which made pi­a­nos and or­gans.

A mem­ber of the First Bap­tist Church of Rich­mond, Mi­nor was the Sun­day school su­per­in­ten­dent there.

Publications

Music

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Mi­nor (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?