William T Giffe

March 13, 2008

William T Giffe was a musician, composer, born June 28, 1848, in Portland, Indiana, of Irish parents, and served with the Union forces in the Civil War. Married to Nannie J Booth on October 9th, 1889, he was the author of Giffe’s Practical Course in Harmony and Musical Composition, and a number of popular and religious music books for singers. He was the president of the Home Music company of Logansport, Indiana. He died some time between 1910 and 1927.