Horace Neely Lincoln, 1859-1948. Horace was the son of James Lincoln and Emaline King, and husband of Etta Lee Thurmand (married 1887).
He moved with his family to Texas when he was seven years old. At age 10, he began attending a singing school conducted by James M. Jolley of Mississippi. In 1880, he taught his first singing class in his old neighborhood school house. Later that year, he attended his first normal music school, taught at Mountain Home (now Holland), Texas.
Lincoln had other musical training under L. B. Shook (a former student of Philip Bliss) and John McPherson of Illinois. In 1898, he graduated from the Chicago Nationa… Go to person page >