Edward MacDowell

Edward MacDowell bio

Birth Name: Edward MacDowell

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: December 18, 1860

Date Of Death: January 23, 1908

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Edward MacDowell was born on the 18th of December, 1860. He was popular for being a Composer. Romantic-era composer and pianist best remembered for “Woodland Sketches,” “Sea Pieces,” “New England Idylls,” and other piano suites. His most popular piece was “To a Wild Rose” from “Woodland Sketches.” He sometimes worked under the pseudonym Edgar Thorn.

Edward MacDowell was born in New York. He was first instructed on piano by Colombian violinist Juan Buitrago. He was also trained by Venezuelan pianist and composer Teresa Carreño. He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1904, part of the first group of Americans to be honored in this way.

Edward MacDowell was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edward MacDowell was born in 1860s.

Edward MacDowell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Edward MacDowell’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Edward MacDowell’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Edward MacDowell was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edward MacDowell
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Edward MacDowell was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Edward MacDowell was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Edward MacDowell had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Edward MacDowell’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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