Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Preyer, Carl Adolph, musician and composer, was born at Pforzheim, Germany, July 28, 1863, a son of Jean and Marie (Heinz) Preyer. He was educated at Pforzheim, studied at the conservatory of music at Stuttgart, under Dr. Navratil at Vienna, and Professors Urban and Barth at Berlin. He married Miss Grace Havens of Leavenworth. Kan., May 2, 1887. In Sept., 1909, he was married to Francis Havens at Kansas City, Kan. He has been professor of piano at the University of Kansas since 1893; is the composer of melodies, numerous studies for technique, rhythm and expression, and of a number of songs, among which are: "I Love My Love," "Childhood," "My Love's Like a Red, Red Rose," "Elusion," "Snow Song" and "Spanish Song."

Page 501 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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