George Frederick Boyle

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George Frederick Boyle (June 29, 1886[1] – June 20, 1948) was an American composer; born in Sydney, New South Wales,[2] he came to the United States in 1910 where he remained until his death in Philadelphia in 1948.

Boyle wrote a number of orchestral works, including a piano concerto in D minor,[2] a violin concerto and a cello concerto;[3] two cantatas;[2][4] some songs; and some chamber music.

A pupil of Feruccio Busoni, Boyle taught at the Peabody Institute, the Curtis Institute of Music, and the Juilliard School after coming to the United States.[5]


  1. ^ Clifford (1911), p. 30.
  2. ^ a b c Baker, Theodore; Remy, Alfred (1919). Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (3rd ed.). p. 108. OCLC 752566. 
  3. ^ from 1917 at latest; OCLC 43273788.
  4. ^ Including The Pied Piper of Hamelin at Google Books to words by Robert Browning.
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