Charles Clinton Case

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Born: 1843

Died: 1918


Charles Clinton Case was born near Linesville, Pennsylvania, the family moving to Gustavus, Ohio, when he was four years old. He received instruction at an early age from his father, a violinist, and grandfather, a vocal teacher. At nine, he was given a violin and learned to fiddle. He regularly attended singing schools and, at nineteen, taught his first singing school. He studied with some of the outstanding teachers of the era including George Frederick Root, Wm. Mason, Horatio Richmond Palmer, George J. Webb, and others. He met and became friends with James McGranahan and together they taught conventions and normal schools. He taught other normals, conducted at Chautauquas, led music for Dwight Moody and other assemblies. He wrote many hymns, Gospel songs, and secular songs for singing schools.

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