1864–1960

Introduction

Born: Ju­ly 11, 1864, Rox­bu­ry, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 25, 1960, Wa­ban, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Ziegler start­ed his ca­reer by work­ing at his fa­ther’s silk ma­nu­fac­tur­ing plant in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

He had lit­tle for­mal mu­sic­al train­ing, but for ma­ny years was the Sun­day school su­per­in­tend­ent at High­land Church in Rox­bu­ry, where he ac­com­pa­nied the child­ren on the pi­a­no.

He was al­so trea­sur­er of the Con­gre­ga­tion­alist Board of Min­is­ter­i­al Aid, and helped Charles Noyes ed­it the 1904 Pil­grim Hym­nal, to which he con­trib­ut­ed sev­er­al tunes.

Sources

Music

Help Needed

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