Biedermann, Edward Julius


Contemporary German - American organist, teacher and composer, son of the preceding. He was born in Milwaukee, received his first training under his father, and studied in Germany from 1858 to 1864. Later he studied in New York City, and for a number of years was active as a pianist on the concert stage. He has held the post of organist in various New York churches, at present being organist of St. Mary's. Mr. Biedermann is the author of considerable church music, songs both sacred and secular, and has compiled, edited and revised several collections of organ music and numerous pieces for the piano. He has taught piano and theory in New York for a number of years, and served as musical editor for several publishing houses.