Wild, Harrison M.
History of Cook County, Illinois; The Earliest Period to the Present Time; Complete in One Volume, 1884, Page 464.
Biographical Sketches of Rogers Park
Harrison M. Wild organist of the Church of the Ascension, and teacher of music, was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, March 6, 1861. At the age of fifteen he commenced his musical education with Arthur J. Creswold. After two years of study, he went to Germany and spent one year at the Conservatory of Music, at Leipzig, Germany. He returned to Chicago in 1880, commenced leaching music and at the same time carrying on his studies under H. Clarence Eddy.
In August, 1883, he became connected with the Hershey School of Musical Art.
Harrison M. Wild has resided with his parents in Rogers Park since 1882.