Morris Baer

Born in New York City in 1868.

He studied composition in Leipzig under S. Jadassohn, and pianoforte under Karl Reinecke. On the completion of his studies he made a concert tour of France, Austria, Germany, and Italy. Later he returned to New York, where he has since remained and made for himself a reputation as a teacher and composer. His “Colonial Gavotte” is one of his best known instrumental selections.