A. F. M. Custance

Short Name: A. F. M. Custance
Full Name: Custance, A. F. M. (Arthur Frederick Musgrave), 1867-1926
Birth Year: 1867
Death Year: 1926

Born: June 9, 1867, Col­wall, Her­e­ford­shire, Eng­land.
Died: Au­gust 21, 1926, Du­lu­th, Min­ne­so­ta.

Custance’s par­ents were George Musg­rave Cus­tance and Eliz­a­beth Hume. In 1881, Ar­thur was stu­dy­ing in Lan­cing, Sus­sex. He then at­tend­ed Ox­ford Un­i­ver­si­ty, and in 1891, was prob­ab­ly in Pem­broke­shire, Wales. After em­i­grat­ing to Amer­i­ca, he taught La­tin and mu­sic in the pub­lic schools of Du­luth, Min­ne­so­ta (1892-1926). He served as choir mas­ter for St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church in Du­luth over the same time span, and was al­so an or­gan­ist and com­pos­er.

Custance’s first wife, Thy­rea, died be­fore 1920. At the time of his death, his wife was A­lber­ta.

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