Korman, James A., 1870-1946 or 1947

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Born: February 8, 1870, Danvers MA

Died: March 15, 1946, New York City, per MLR edition

Biography Born as 5th of at least 7 children, to shoemaker Philipp Korman (baptised in August 1839 as Philipp Jakob Chormann in Jöhlingen bei Karlsruhe, Germany) and his wife Bridget (McDonald). Still lived with his parents at age 30 in Salem MA. Studied in Leipzig 1908-1910, and on his return accompanied Adeline Patti in a special concert at the Metropolitan Opera. Toured as bass-baritone soloist on the B. F. Keith Theatre circuit under the name of James Banks. Served as organist-choirmaster in Catholic churches in Danvers, Clinton, and Salem MA.

List of sacred works

  • Ave Maria in E flat, H voice, MLR
  • Ave Maria. No. 3, low voice, piano, MLR 1932
  • Ave verum in F, L voice, MLR
  • Christmas carol mass : Missa de nativitate Domini ; based on the "Adeste Fideles" and other traditional Christmas hymns MLR 1939
  • Easter Mass, SATB or 2-part, MLR
  • Hodie Christus natus est, SATB org, in Caecilia, 60/11. 1933
  • Mass for men's voices (in A), TTBB (or SSAA) org, MLR 1915
  • Mass in honor of St. James, SATB org, MLR 1913
  • Mass in F major in honor of St. Joan de Arc
  • Mass in honor of the Blessed Sacrament, SA or SATB, org, MLR 1915 YouTube, SF Master Chorale, Korea
  • Mass in honor of the Sacred Heart, SA org? MLR
  • Mass of St. Rita, SATB, MLR
  • Mass in Eb YouTube Kyrie, Indonesia?
  • O salutaris in F, M voice, MLR
  • O salutaris in E flat, SA, MLR
  • O salutaris in D, H voice, MLR
  • O salutars, B flat, bass, MLR
  • Pie Jesu, M voice, MLR
  • Requiem mass,MLR 1915
  • Vespers in G, SATB, MLR


External links

Wikipedia (German)

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