Music: Organists in Manhattan

Sixty-one years ago when the organist of St. George's Episcopal Church, Flushing, L. I. lost the use of a hand, his 13-year-old son stepped up to the console, took his father's place. Six years later Son Raymond Huntington Woodman became organist at First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn. He is still there, a goateed, white-haired, 74-year-oldster who has written many a song, anthem and organ piece, played more than 50,000 numbers. Genteel Organist Woodman says: "When I first went into music it was regarded as equivalent to retiring from social life. Many well-known musicians of...

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