Edward Benjamin Scheve

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Edward Benjamin Scheve (1865–1924) was an American composer; born in Germany, he came to the United States in 1888. In 1906, he moved to Grinnell, Iowa and became a professor at Grinnell College, where he taught music.[1] He wrote a number of orchestral works, including a symphony and two concertos; he also composed for choir, and wrote oratorios and anthems. His output also includes some songs and works for piano. Scheve died in Longmont, Colorado in 1924.[2]



  • Howard, John Tasker (1939). Our American Music: Three Hundred Years of It. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. 

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