Bartlett, Homer Newton


American organist, pianist and composer. His musical talent developed very early. At the age of five he played on the violin and appeared in concerts at nine. Began studying music in earnest at sixteen and worked for over seven years. Has been organist in several churches in New York and vicinity. Is now organist of the Madison Avenue Baptist Church of New York. His compositions and arrangements which are over two hundred in number consist of orchestral works, pieces for the organ, piano and violin, cantatas, an unpublished opera and oratorio, and quartets, anthems and songs. His best known works are probably his Grande Polka de Concert and the cantatas, The Last Chieftain, and Autumn Violets.