Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge

Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge

Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge, 1862-1901, American pianist and composer, b. Edgeworth, Pa., studied in Boston and in Germany. He made his debut as a pianist in Pittsburgh in 1886 but devoted most of his time to composition of songs and short, lyrical pieces. One song, The Rosary (1898), enjoyed great popularity. Other popular works are Narcissus, from the piano cycle Water Scenes (1891), and settings of Eugene Field's poems "Little Boy Blue" and "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod."
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