Lynes, Frank


American pianist; born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He first entered the New England Conservatory at Boston, then studied piano and organ of B. J. Lang, and harmony of J. K. Paine. He spent the years from 1883 to 1885 in the Leipsic Conservatory studying piano under Carl Reinecke and Bruno Zwintscher, theory under A. Richter, and composition under Jadassohn. Returning to Boston, he became organist of St. Paul's Church in 1887, and later of other churches; in 1899 of the Church of the Disciples. He is also conductor of the Cantabrigia Choral Class. Among his compositions are gavotte for piano and violin; a romanza for violin, violoncello, organ, and piano;  a Te Deum; much piano-music, and many songs.