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Thayer, Alexander Wheelock

writer, biographer of Beethoven


born: 22 Oct 1817 South Natick, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 17 Oct 1817 Source: 2  
born: 17 Oct 1817 Source: 3  

died: 15 Jul 1897 Trieste, Italy Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 29 items with information about Alexander Wheelock Thayer:


 1988

Radole, Giuseppe
Ricerche sulla vita musicale a Trieste (1750-1950)
Trieste: Edizioni Italo Svevo, 1988, 365 p.

Number of People : 132


 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


 1980 Source: 1

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

Number of People : 20,506


 1979

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

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Leading musical journalists before 1900

p. 397-398 In:
Johnson, H. Earle
First performances in America to 1900 : works with orchestra
Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1979, 446 p.
      (Series: Bibliographies in American Music; Four)

Number of People : 19


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 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

Marek, George Richard
Beethoven's American Boswell : Alexander Wheelock Thayer
HiFi/Musical America, 20/1, 1970, p. 64-68

Number of People : 1


 1970

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

Number of People : 6,183


 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


 1956

Hatch, Christopher
The education of A.W. Thayer
Musical Quarterly, 42, 1956, p. 355-65

Number of People : 1


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 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


 1927

Norlind, Tobias
Allmant musiklexikon
Stockholm: Wahlstrom & Widstrand, 1927-28, 2V p.

Number of People : 4,739


 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


 1917

Krehbiel, Henry Edward
Alexander Thayer and his life of Beethoven
Musical America, 3, 1917, p. 629-40

Number of People : 1


 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


 1901

Graham, Amy M.M.
Thayer : Biographer of Beethoven
Music: A Monthly Magazine, 20, 1901, p. 143-48

Number of People : 1


 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)


 1898

Krehbiel, Henry Edward
Music and manners in the classical period
New York: Charles Scribner's, 1898, 277 p.

Number of People : 5


 1898

Lustner, Karl
Totenliste des Jahres 1897 die Musik betreffend
Monatshefte fur Musikgeschichte, 1898, p. 85

Number of People : 277


 1886

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


 1886 Source: 3

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


 1883 Source: 2

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

Number of People : 3,177


 1841

William Billings
Musical Reporter, 1, 1841, p. 297-304, 350-54

Number of People : 3


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