Arthur Farwell

Arthur Farwell was born in St. Paul, Minn., April 23, 1872.

Before taking up music, he had been graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1893) and had done special work in electrical engineering. In 1893-99 he studied with Homer Norris in Boston and with Humperdinck and Guilmant abroad, and in 1899-1901 was lecturer on music at Cornell University. His most characteristic works are based on American Indian folk lore and music.