Henry Harris Aubrey Beach

1843 - 1910

Henry Harris Aubrey Beach was a Boston surgeon who married musician Amy Marcy Cheney in 1885.


Dr. Beach, who was 24 years older than his wife, taught at Harvard Medical School and practiced at Massachusetts General Hospital. After their marriage, Mrs. Beach curtailed her concertizing in favor of homemaking, and began to compose. She set several of her husband’s poems to music.

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