Frank Wilson Asper (February 9, 1892 – November 8, 1973) was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a composer and also Mormon Tabernacle organist beginning in 1925.
Asper came from a musically inclined family. He studied under Ebenezer Beesley as a youth and then studied at Stern Conservatory in Berlin and the New England Conservatory, Boston University, the University of Utah and Chicago Musical College. Besides being Mormon Tabernacle organist, Asper was the organist of the First United Methodist Church in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Asper was a fellow of the American Guild of Organists.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 9th, 1892 (Salt Lake City), Died November 8th, 1973 (Salt Lake City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927
Roles Represented in DAHR: pipe organ
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||CVE-38507||12-in.||6/9/1927||New World symphony : Largo||Frank Asper||Organ solo||instrumentalist, pipe organ|
|Victor||CVE-38511||12-in.||6/10/1927||Pilgrims' chorus||Frank Asper||Organ solo||instrumentalist, pipe organ|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Asper, Frank," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105429.
Asper, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105429.
"Asper, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.
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