Anthony Johnson Showalter, 1858-1924
Born: May 1, 1858, Cherry Grove, Virginia.
Died: November 16, 1924, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Buried: West Hill Cemetery, Dalton, Georgia.
Showalter was a music teacher, author and publisher. He studied with Benjamin C. Unseld and George F. Root; for a year in 1895, he studied music for in England, France, and Germany. He published over 130 music books, which sold more than a million copies. He was principal of the Southern Normal Musical Institute in Dalton, Georgia, from its inception in 1880. He edited The Musical Teacher for over 20 years, and served as an elder of the First Presbyterian Ch… Go to person page >