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Samuel Parkman Tuckerman

Born: Feb 11, 1819

Death: Jun 30, 1890

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Samuel Parkman Tuckerman

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1819
Date of Death : Jun 30, 1890
Birth Place : United States of America

Samuel Parkman Tuckerman was an American composer. He was born in Boston to Edward Francis Tuckerman and Sophia May. His siblings were Edward Tuckerman, the botanist and Amherst professor, Frederick Goddard Tuckerman, the poet, and Sophia May Eckley. Samuel married Mary Olivia Edwards Perry on October 15, 1845. They had a daughter, Mary Perry, born November 11, 1846. Samuel went to the Chauncy Hall School in Boston. He became the organist of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in 1840. He also studied in England and Switzerland. He is known primarily for his church music. He died in Newport, Rhode Island and is buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

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