Born: June 9, 1865, Providence, Rhode Island.
Hamilton attended Brown University (BA 1888, AM 1900, Phi Beta Kappa). He taught at a private preparatory school in Providence (1888-89), and taught music in Providence, chiefly piano and theory (1889-1904). As of 1930, he was chair of the music department at Wellesley College. He was organist and choir director at several churches, contributed articles to various musical journals, and was secretary of the Northeast Chapter, American Guild of Organists. His works include:
Music Appreciation, Based upon Methods of Literary Criticism
The School Credit Piano Course for the Systematic Training of Ears, Fingers and Mind in Piano Playing and Musicianship, with John Patton Marshall & Per… Go to person page >
O beautiful for spacious skies,
for amber waves of grain;
for purple mountain majesties
above the fruited plain!
America! America! God shed his grace on thee,
and crown thy good with brotherhood
from sea to shining sea.