Born: March 27, 1858, Thomp­son­ville, Wis­con­sin.

Died: De­cem­ber 27, 1931, Evans­ton, Il­li­nois.

Buried: Rose­hill Cem­e­te­ry, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois.

A com­pos­er and con­duct­or, Lut­kin stu­died mu­sic in Eu­rope. He served as church or­gan­ist at St. Cle­ment’s and St. James, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, in the 1880’s and 1890’s. Around 1895, he found­ed the School of Mu­sic at North­west­ern Un­i­ver­si­ty. He al­so helped found the Amer­i­can Guild of Or­gan­ists and the North Shore Fes­tiv­al in Chi­ca­go. His works in­clude:



  1. Baptism
  2. Belleville
  3. Camp
  4. City Road
  5. Easter Joy
  6. Gleason
  7. Joshua
  8. Kolding
  9. Lanier
  10. Lord Bless You and Keep You, The
  11. Olivarius
  12. Patten
  13. Prescott
  14. St. Barbara
  15. Transfigura­tion
  16. Upham