Henry B. Vincent

Henry Bethuel Vincent (December 28, 1872 January 7, 1941) was a composer and organist. Vincent was the founder of the Erie Playhouse and directed it from 1916 to 1941.[1] Vincent was director of the Erie Philharmonic from 1920 to 1926 after it was reorganized after World War I.

Henry Bethuel Vincent
Born(1872-12-28)December 28, 1872
DiedJanuary 7, 1941(1941-01-07) (aged 68)
Alma materOberlin Conservatory of Music
OccupationComposer, lecturer, organist
Known forFounder of Erie Playhouse (19161941)
Conductor of Erie Philharmonic (19201926)

Early life

Vincent was born on December 28, 1872 in Denver, Colorado.[1] He graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.


  1. "Henry B. Vincent". The New York Times. January 7, 1941. p. 19.

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