Allen, Nathan H.


American composer and organist. Born in Marion, Mass., went to Berlin in 1867, where he studied with Haupt for three years. Returned to America in 1870 and went to Hartford, Conn., as organist of the Centre Church and also taught music. He wrote church music, consisting of hymns, anthems, quartets, etc., a cantata, The Apotheosis of St. Dorothy; compositions for the organ and for piano and organ, and also piano pieces and songs.