Benjamin Percy James

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Benjamin Percy James - - S) $ $ $ S s S or B. Percy James, Music...
- S) $ $ $ S s S or B. Percy James, Music Composer, Dies in Cambridge Man Who Started Out as Breaker Boy at Blakely, Wrote Many Composi tions Stricken with pneumonia on Sunday while visiting a friend, Benjamin Percy James, Mus. Bac, A. B., well known composer of music, died at a rf f Cf 'A a PERCY JAMES Cambridge. Mass., hospital on Tuesday evening. He was well known in the upper valley where he worked as a boy in the old Johnson breaker at Blakely, and studied music on the side. He was an excellent student and soon worked himself to advancement. His first musical engagement was at Hazleton, where he was organist and choirmaster at Trinity Lutheran church. He held this position a number number of years, and during that time he wrote his first cantata, "The Lord Is My Shepherd." It was on the merits of this work that he caived a gold medal from Trinity university, Tor - (continued on Last Page)

Clipped from The Scranton Republican02 Feb 1933, ThuPage 3

The Scranton Republican (Scranton, Pennsylvania)02 Feb 1933, ThuPage 3
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