Uri Keeler Hill

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Uri Keeler Hill (10 December 1780 – 9 November 1844) was a Vermont composer.[1] In 1805, Uri Hill became the organist for the Brattle Street Church in Boston. He moved to New York to continue his music career in 1810 and premiered an "Ode" in 1814.[2] In 1836, Uri Keller traveled to Europe to study with Ludwig Spohr.[3]

Hill's son, Ureli Corelli Hill, was the founding director of the New York Philharmonic.

Publications[edit]

  • The Vermont Harmony (1801)
  • A Number of Original Airs, Duetto’s and Trio’s (1803)
  • The Sacred Minstrel (1806)
  • The Handelian Repository (1814)
  • Solfegio Americano (1820)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherman, Robert (30 September 1990), "Connecticut River Valley Provides Concert's Theme", The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331, retrieved 2008-08-21 
  2. ^ New York Evening Post, pp. 2–3, 2 July 1814  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ A Chronicle of American Music 1700-1995, Charles J. Hall, Schirmer Reference (September 1996)