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Mason, William

piano, teacher, composer


born: 24 Jan 1829 Boston, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 1828 Source: 2,3  

died: 14 Jul 1908 New York / city, USA Source: 1  
died: 14 Aug 1908 Source: 4  

Concerts:


10 Oct 1854 New York / city, USA Source: 5  
27 Mar 1855 New York / city, USA Source: 5  
30 Oct 1860 New York / city, USA Source: 5  
27 Nov 1860 New York / city, USA Source: 5  
05 Feb 1861 New York / city, USA Source: 5  
26 Feb 1861 New York / city, USA Source: 5  
08 Mar 1862 Boston, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 5  
08 Nov 1862 New York / city, USA Source: 5  

The Music Sack has 58 items with information about William Mason:


 1996

The United States and Canada in the Twentieth Century

p. 500 In:
Gordon, Stewart
A History of Keyboard Literature.
Music for the Piano and its Forerunners
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 566 p.

Number of People : 67


 1994

Jackson, Richard
The First American-Music Group.

p. 71 In:
Heintze, James R.
American musical life in context and practice to 1865
Edited by Jame R. Heintze
New York: Garland, 1994, 366 p.

Number of People : 73


 1986

Sablosky, Irving
What they heard : music in America, 1852-1881: From the pages of Dwight's Journal of Music
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1986

Number of People : 109


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Wilson, Lyle G.
A dictionary of pianists
London: Robert Hale, 1985

Number of People : 2,597


 1984

Gillespie, Johan
Gillespie, Anna
A bibliography of nineteenth-century American piano music.
With location sources and composer biography-index
Johan Gillespie and Anna Gillespie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1984
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 2)

Number of People : 242


 1982

Janta, Aleksander
A history of nineteenth century American-Polish music.
With annotated bibliography and illustrations
New York: Kosciuszko Foundation, 1982

Number of People : 203


 1982 Source: 5

Kehler, George
The piano in concert
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1982, 1431 p.

Number of People : 2,682


 1981

Gleason, Harold
Early American music : music in America from 1620 to 1920
Bloomington, Indiana: Frangipani Press, 1981
      (Series: Music Literature Outlines: Series III)

Number of People : 129


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1979 Source: 4

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1976

Graber, Kenneth Gene
The life and works of William Mason (1829-1908)
Iowa (Iowa City). 1976. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1973

Krueger, Karl
The musical heritage of the United States
The unknown portion
New York: Society for the Preservation of the American Musical Heritage, 1973, 237 p.

Number of People : 59


 1970

Honneger, Marc
Dictionnaire de la musique
Publie sous la direction de Marc Honneger
Paris: Bordas, 1970-76

Number of People : 6,183


 1968

Edwards, Arthur C.
Music in the United States
Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, [1968], 179 p.

Number of People : 65


 1967

Bellows, George Kent
Howard, John Tasker
A short history of music in America
By John Tasker Howard and George Kent Bellows
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967, 496 p.

Number of People : 151


 1963

Schonberg, Harold C.
The great pianists
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963

Number of People : 367


 1962

Wunderlich, Charles Edward
A history and bibliography of early American musical periodicals, 1782-1852
By Charles Edward Wunderlich
1962, 783 p.
       Note: A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the University of Michigan

Number of People : 1,087


 1954

Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1937

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1936

Mason, Daniel Gregory
Memories of William Mason and his friends
Etude Music Magazine, 54, 1936, p. 534-44

Number of People : 1


 1925

Hamilton, Clarence G.
Piano music : its composers and characteristics
By Clarence G. Hamilton, professor of music, Wellesley College
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, [1925]

Number of People : 131


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1915

Elson, Louis Charles
The history of American music
Revised edition
By Louis C. Elson
New York: MacMillan Company, 1915, 387 p.

Number of People : 107


 1914

Elson, Arthur
Hughes, Rupert
American composers
A study of the music of this country, and of its future, with biographies of the leading composers of the present time
Being a new revised edition of contemporary American composers
By Rupert Hughes, author of "Love Affairs of Great Musicians," etc.
With additional chapters by Arthur Elson, author of "The Modern Composers of Europe, "Woman's Work in Music," etc.
Boston: Page Company, 1914

Number of People : 158


 1914

The Real Wm. Mason, 1829-1908
Etude, 32, 1914, p. 785-86

Number of People : 1


 1913

Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
Finck, Henry Theophilus
Success in music : And how it is won
By Henry T. Finck author of ...
With a chapter on tempo rubato by Ignace Jan Paderewski
New York: Charles Scribener's Sons, 1913, 471 p.

Number of People : 48


 1912

Currier, T.P.
American Pioneers of Piano Playing and their Successors
Musician, 17, 1912, p. 810-11

Number of People : 9


 1909

Bowman, Edward M.
Reminiscences of Dr. William Mason
Musical America, 11/2, 1909, p. 6, 35

Number of People : 1


 1908

Bowman, Edward M.
With Dr. Mason in the Studio
Etude, 26, 1908, p. 559-60

Number of People : 1


 1908

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
William Mason, teacher, musician, composer, man
An Outline
Musician, 13, 1908, p. 389-93, 422

Number of People : 1


 1908

Tributes to Dr. Mason
Etude, 26, 1908, p. 557-58

Number of People : 1


 1908

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
The masters and their music
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1908

Number of People : 25


 1908

[no title]
Musical Herald 1908

Number of People : 48


 1903

Mason, Daniel Gregory
Dr. William Mason
Musician, 8, 1903, p. 417-18

Number of People : 1


 1901

The Nestor of American musicians
Etude, 19, 1901, p. 351-52

Number of People : 1


 1901

Mason, William
Memories of a musical life
New York: The Century, 1901, 306 p.

Number of People : 1


 1900

Corey, N.J.
How Many Are Musical
Musician, 5, 1900, p. 375-77

Number of People : 13


 1900

Baker, Theodore
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.

Number of People : 5,682

More Details : (1 Section)


 1900

Mason, William
Memories of a musical life
Century Magazine, 60, 1900, p. 438-49

Number of People : 1


 1900

Lahee, Henry C.
Famous pianists of to-day and yesterday
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1900

Number of People : 106


 1900

[entry with no heading]

The above item is part of :
Hughes, Rupert
Contemporary American composers
Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1900, 456 p.

Number of People : 47


 1899

Fillmore, John Comfort
Dr. William Mason
Etude, 7, 1899, p. 169-70

Number of People : 1


 1894

Payne, Albert
Ehrlich, A. (pseudonym)
Celebrated pianists of the past and present
A collection of one hundred and thirty nine biographies, with portraits
Enlarged American edition
By A. Ehrlich (pseud.)
Philadelphia: Theodor Presser, 1894, 423 p.

Number of People : 116


 1893

Skinner, O.K.
Dr. William Mason
Etude, 11, 1893, p. 104

Number of People : 1


 1892

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
American composers of the front rank
Music: A Monthly Magazine, 2, 1892, p. 491-503

Number of People : 3


 1892

Dr. William Mason
Brainard's Musical World, 29, 1892, p. 347

Number of People : 1


 1890

Ehrlich, A.
Celebrated pianists past and present
London: Harold Reeves, 189?

Number of People : 116


 1889

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
A hundred years of music in America
An account of musical effort in America
Chicago: 1889, 715 p.

Number of People : 257

More Details : (1 Section)


 1886

Jones, F.O.
A handbook of American music and musicians
Containing biographies of American musicians. And histories of the principal musical institutions, firms and societies.
Canaseraga, NY: 1886, 182 p.

Number of People : 309


 1886 Source: 2

Brown, James Duff
Biographical dictionary of musicians.
With a bibliography of English writings on music
Paisley, Scotland: A. Gardner, 1886, 637 p.

Number of People : 4,300


 1883 Source: 3

Baptie, David
A handbook of musical biography
London: W. Morley, 1883, 256 p.

Number of People : 3,177


 1878

Biographies of American Musicians
Number Thirteen
William Mason
Brainard's Musical World, 15, 1878, p. 169-70

Number of People : 1


 1872

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
Wm. Mason's piano technics
Dwight's Journal of Music, 31, 1872, p. 1957-97

Number of People : 1


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