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George Whiting

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George Elbridge Whiting (September 14, 1840 – October 14, 1923) was an American composer of classical music.
George Whiting was born in Holliston, Massachusetts on September 14, 1840. He founded the Beethoven Society in Hartford, Connecticut when he was fifteen years old. He moved to Boston, Massachusetts in 1862 and later to New York City. Whiting was a student of George Washbourne Morgan. He went to Liverpool, England, and studied with William Thomas Best. He later studied in Berlin with Carl August Haupt (harmony), Robert Radecke (orchestration), and others.
Whiting worked in various positions in Albany, New York and Boston. He succeeded John Henry Willcox as organist and choir master at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the south side of Boston, where he composed his masses in C minor, F minor, and E♭ major.
He married Helen Aldrich on April 30, 1867, and they had one child.
In 1874, Whiting became organist of the Music Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1878 he went to the Music Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. During the 1870s he also taught organ to his nephew, composer Arthur Whiting.
Whiting was also for a time head of the organ department in the New England Conservatory. Among his pupils was Henry Morton Dunham.
Whiting died in Jamaica Plain, Boston on October 14, 1923.
His compositions include:
He wrote several published texts, including: