George Brace Loomis was born in Bennington, New York, May 10, 1833. He early showed musical ability and was sent to New York City to be instructed by Lowell Mason. He taught music in Providence, Rhode Island, then came to Worcester, Ohio, and in 1964 was appointed superintendent of music in the public schools of Indianapolis, which position he held for seventeen years. During this time he published a series of music books [Progressive Music Lessons] which were used in the Indianapolis schools for years. Mr. Loomis was a decon in the First Baptist Church of Indianapolis.
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