Dr. Erwin Schneider was a German American composer who taught piano and violin during the summer sessions at the University of Virginia during the years 1914-1916; he directed the Virginia Glee Club in 1917-1918.
Schneider graduated from the Royal School at Montabaus, Province of Hessen Nassau, Germany. Prior to 1914, he was the music director at a number of women's colleges, including Nashville College for Young Ladies, Nashville, Tenn.; Southwestern Baptist University, Jackson, Tenn.; Virginia College, Roanoke, Va.; and Lewisburg Seminary and Conservatory of Music; Lewisburg, W. Va.
- ↑ "Biographical information on Erwin Schneider". http://virgobeta.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/u4384675. Retrieved 2010-01-05.
- ↑ University of Virginia Record. 1915. http://xtf.lib.virginia.edu/xtf/view?docId=2005_Q2_1/uvaBook/tei/z000000224.xml;chunk.id=d7;toc.depth=1;toc.id=d5;brand=default;query=erwin%20schneider#1.
- ↑ "Glee Club Holds First Try-Out - Trips Planned". College Topics: p. 7. 1917-10-03. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=dgwtAAAAIBAJ&sjid=umkEAAAAIBAJ&dq=university-of-virginia%20glee-club&pg=1346%2C2902501.
- ↑ University of Virginia Record. 1916. http://xtf.lib.virginia.edu/xtf/view?docId=2005_Q2_1/uvaBook/tei/z000000236.xml;chunk.id=d7;toc.depth=1;toc.id=d5;brand=default;query=schneider#1.