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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)AsInstancesIncipitsort ascending
CHÁVEZ (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)356111 16121 21232
RAQUELSkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 (Composer)3455621 76555 12432
ID Y ENSEÑADSkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 (Arranger)1055556 53321 31611
EL DIOS DE PAZSkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)455517 34555 56543
ARENAL (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)355132 55132 55555
CARACASSkinner Chávez-Melo (Composer (descant))153532 34531 53532
PORTER (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)453124 43144 3221
XOCHIPILLI (GLORIA) (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)351432 31555 14323
ASH GROVESkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)351354 31124 32175
GLOUCESTER (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)351232 15554 32123
UNA ESPIGASkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 (Arranger)1234551 31665 34551
PESCADOR DE HOMBRESSkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)1933234 32112 34444
[You'll hear the trumpet sound] (Spiritual)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)433231 15534 22653
[How lovely is thy dwelling place] (Chavez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)233212 35653 21233
ARGENTINA (Traditional)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Arranger)232176 66626 22176
LO DESEMBRE CONGELATSkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)432151 65314 32132
SANCTUS (XOCHIPILLI) (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)315155 63455 67655
BUNESSANSkinner Chávez-Melo (Composer (descant))413512 76565 12356
TJÄNSTERNASkinner Chávez Melo (1944-1992) (Harmonizer)312345 54321 44334
DIVINUM MYSTERIUMSkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944- (Arranger)112343 23213 45653
BY AND BYSkinner Chávez-Melo (Harmonizer)212333 21211 61123
[Sobre estas tierras] (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)211713 17134 55457
LASST UNS ERFREUENSkinner Chávez-Melo (Composer (descant))111231 34511 23134
TAULÈSkinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 (Arranger)1411153 32323 51115
DIADEMATA (Elvey)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer (descant))211133 66514 32235
MYRNA (Chávez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)711117 67222 24323
NOËL SUISSESkinner Chávez-Melo (Arranger)311115 56666 55434
ECUADOR (Ecuador)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Adapter)211113 55777 76557
[May this mind be in us] (Chavez-Melo)Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)2
[Arise, shine; for your light is come]Skinner Chávez-Melo (Composer)2
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