Albert Hook

ALBERT HOOK, musician, Oregon; born in the town of Oregon, Dane Co. Wis.; son of Stephen and Lydia (see sketch of Stephen Hook); received a common-school education in the Dwight District, Oregon; enlisted in 1864 in the 42nd W. V. I.; was on detached service at Cairo, Ill., until the close of the war; returning, he attended Evansville Seminary two or three years, and has taught two terms of day-school; he began as a music teacher in the Geauga (Ohio) Seminary, where Gen. James A. Garfield once attended; after this he attended the Normal Musical Institute under H.R. Palmer; and since 1870 has devoted all his attention to the theory and practice of music.