Nebraska Authors

Mortimer E. Wilson

AKA: Mortimer Wilson Sr.

Born 1876-08-06 Chariton, IA (USA)

Died 1932-01-27
New York, NY (USA)

Musician and composer Mortimer Wilson came to Nebraska in 1901 at the age of 25 to head the Department of Theory and Composition at the University of Nebraska. He left the University in 1908. He is believed to have written musical scores for a number of silent films.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE (1901-1908)

Author Of

  • Music and Audio


Nebraska Composers


Chicago Music College


Music Teacher

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Mortimer Wilson, Jr., son, (born in Lincoln, Nebraska) was a distinguished artist and illustrator.
Rose Yont, student


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