Richard Aldrich

Music Critic
Born Jul 31, 1863

Richard Aldrich was an American music critic. From 1902 to 1923 he was music critic for the New York Times. He was married to Margaret Livingston Chanler of Rokeby Hall, Barrytown, New York and resided with her there. Aldrich graduated A.B. in 1885 at Harvard College, where he had studied music under Paine. He began his journalistic career on the Providence Journal.… Read More

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1863 Birth Born in 1863.


1889 26 Years Old From 1889–91 he was private secretary to Senator Dixon in Washington, D.C., writing criticisms for the Washington Evening Star.
1891 28 Years Old In 1891–92 he was with the New York Tribune in various editorial capacities, assisting Henry Edward Krehbiel with musical criticisms. … Read More


1902 39 Years Old …  From 1902–23, he was music critic for The New York Times. … Read More


1937 74 Years Old Died in 1937.
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