(This article is about the Canadian organist, composer, and conductor. For the English composer and pianist, see William Reed (composer).) William Reed (9 September 1859 – 2 November 1945) was a Canadian organist, choir conductor, and composer. He held numerous organ and choirmaster posts in churches throughout Canada from 1884 until 1913. His career in this area was cut short as his deafness worsened. He spent the remainder of his career composing and contributing articles to music periodicals like The Etude. His compositional output mainly consists of sacred works, including many anthems and works for solo organ. His more well known works include the Christmas cantata The Message of the Angels (1910), the cantata The Burden of the Cross (1912), the Easter cantata The Resurrection and the

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  • William Reed (* 9. September 1859 in Montreal; † 2. November 1945 in Québec) war ein kanadischer Organist und Komponist. Reed war Orgelschüler von Romain-Octave Pelletier und Dominique Ducharme. Ab 1878 studierte er am Keble College in Oxford. Er wirkte dann bis 1913 als Organist an verschiedenen Kirchen in Montreal (1888–99), Toronto (1899–1900) und Quebec (ab 1900). 1901 war er gemeinsam mit seinem Schüler Henri Gagnon Gastorganist bei der Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Nach 1913 konzentrierte er sich auf sein kompositorisches Schaffen und verfasste Artikel für The Etude und andere Magazine. Reed komponierte neben kleineren Chorwerken und Anthems mehrere Kantaten und Orgelwerke. Insgesamt erschienen etwa fünfzig Werke im Druck. (de)
  • (This article is about the Canadian organist, composer, and conductor. For the English composer and pianist, see William Reed (composer).) William Reed (9 September 1859 – 2 November 1945) was a Canadian organist, choir conductor, and composer. He held numerous organ and choirmaster posts in churches throughout Canada from 1884 until 1913. His career in this area was cut short as his deafness worsened. He spent the remainder of his career composing and contributing articles to music periodicals like The Etude. His compositional output mainly consists of sacred works, including many anthems and works for solo organ. His more well known works include the Christmas cantata The Message of the Angels (1910), the cantata The Burden of the Cross (1912), the Easter cantata The Resurrection and the Life (1911), and the Grand Choeur in D for organ (1901). His pupil Henri Gagnon considered the latter work "one of the very best Canadian compositions". (en)
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  • William Reed (* 9. September 1859 in Montreal; † 2. November 1945 in Québec) war ein kanadischer Organist und Komponist. Reed war Orgelschüler von Romain-Octave Pelletier und Dominique Ducharme. Ab 1878 studierte er am Keble College in Oxford. Er wirkte dann bis 1913 als Organist an verschiedenen Kirchen in Montreal (1888–99), Toronto (1899–1900) und Quebec (ab 1900). 1901 war er gemeinsam mit seinem Schüler Henri Gagnon Gastorganist bei der Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Nach 1913 konzentrierte er sich auf sein kompositorisches Schaffen und verfasste Artikel für The Etude und andere Magazine. (de)
  • (This article is about the Canadian organist, composer, and conductor. For the English composer and pianist, see William Reed (composer).) William Reed (9 September 1859 – 2 November 1945) was a Canadian organist, choir conductor, and composer. He held numerous organ and choirmaster posts in churches throughout Canada from 1884 until 1913. His career in this area was cut short as his deafness worsened. He spent the remainder of his career composing and contributing articles to music periodicals like The Etude. His compositional output mainly consists of sacred works, including many anthems and works for solo organ. His more well known works include the Christmas cantata The Message of the Angels (1910), the cantata The Burden of the Cross (1912), the Easter cantata The Resurrection and the (en)
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