Carroll Thomas Andrews

Short Name: Carroll Thomas Andrews
Full Name: Andrews, Carroll Thomas, 1918-2014
Birth Year: 1918
Death Year: 2014

Andrews, Carroll Thomas. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 27, 1918- ). After his early education in Milwaukee, he served in the Army and Air Force, 1940-1945. He studied at St. Albertus College, Racine, Wisconsin (B.M. 1946) and the University of Montreal (Licentiate Music, 1947). From 1946 to 1965 he was active as a summer school teacher in various colleges and was organist, music director, and classroom teacher for Sacred Heart and Blessed Sacrament parishes, Toledo, Ohio. In 1965, he moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, to become director of music for the diocese of St. Augustine (now the diocese of St. Petersburg) with duties involving the training of church musicians and directing changes to vernacular texts and liturgy following Vatican II. In 1980, he was the music director and secretary of the Diocesant Liturgy Commission and director of music for St. John Vianney Parish, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. He composed and edited much music for Roman Catholic use, including hymn tunes in The New Saint Basil Hymnal (Cincinnati, 1958).

--Harry Eskew, DNAH Archives


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