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Short Name: Skinner Chávez-Melo
Full Name: Chávez-Melo, Skinner, 1944-1992
Birth Year: 1944
Death Year: 1992

Skinner Chavez-Melo, an organist, conductor and composer who was music director at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan, died on Saturday at New York Downtown Hospital. He was 47 years old and lived in Manhattan.

He died of spinal cancer, said his brother, Juan Francisco.

Mr. Chavez-Melo was born in Mexico City, but completed his musical studies in the United States, receiving degrees at Eastern Nazarene College and the Union Theological Seminary, and pursuing further studies at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School.

He toured internationally as an organist and conducted orchestras in Mexico, Brazil and the United States. As a composer, he wrote works for organ, choir and orchestra, and contributed hymn settings to several published hymnals, including those of the United Church of Christ and Yale University. He also lectured and presented workshops on Hispanic church music.

Besides directing music at St. Rose, Mr. Chavez-Melo conducted the annual Singing Christmas Tree concerts at the South Street Seaport.

Tunes by Skinner Chávez-Melo (30)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
ARENAL (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)355132 55132 55555
ARGENTINA (Traditional)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Arranger)232176 66626 22176
[Arise, shine; for your light is come]Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)2
BUNESSANSkinner Chávez-Melo (Composer (descant))413512 76565 12356
BY AND BYSkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)212333 21211 61123
CARACASSkinner Chávez-Melo (Composer (descant))153532 34531 53532
CHÁVEZ (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)356111 16121 21232
DIADEMATA (Elvey)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer (descant))211133 66514 32235
DIVINUM MYSTERIUMSkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944- (Arranger)112343 23213 45653
ECUADOR (Ecuador)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Adapter)211113 55777 76557
EL DIOS DE PAZSkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)455517 34555 56543
GLOUCESTER (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)351232 15554 32123
[How lovely is thy dwelling place] (Chavez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)233212 35653 21233
ID Y ENSEÑADSkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 (Arranger)1055556 53321 31611
LASST UNS ERFREUENSkinner Chávez-Melo (Composer (descant))111231 34511 23134
LO DESEMBRE CONGELATSkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)432151 65314 32132
[May this mind be in us] (Chavez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)2
[You'll hear the trumpet sound] (Spiritual)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)433231 15534 22653
MYRNA (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)711117 67222 24323
NOËL SUISSESkinner Chávez-Melo (Arranger)311115 56666 55434
PESCADOR DE HOMBRESSkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)1833234 32112 34444
PORTER (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)453124 43144 3221
RAQUELSkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 (Composer)3455621 76555 12432
SANCTUS (XOCHIPILLI) (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)315155 63455 67655
[Sobre estas tierras] (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)211713 17134 55457
TAULÈSkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 (Arranger)1411153 32323 51115
ASH GROVESkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)351354 31124 32175
TJÄNSTERNASkinner Chávez Melo (1944-1992) (Harmonizer)312345 54321 44334
UNA ESPIGASkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 (Arranger)1234551 31665 34551
XOCHIPILLI (GLORIA) (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)351432 31555 14323
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