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Thomas, Theodore (Christian Friedrich)

conductor, musician


born: 11 Oct 1835 Essens, East Friesland Source: 1  

born: - Hannover, Germany Source: 2  
born: - Esens, Germany Source: 3  

died: 04 Jan 1905 Chicago, Illinois / state, USA Source: 1  
died: 05 Jan 1905 Source: 3  

The Music Sack has 105 items with information about Theodore (Christian Friedrich) Thomas
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 1995

Devenney, David P.
Source readings in American choral music
College Music Society, 1995, 258 p.

Number of People : 25


 1994

Lefebvre, Marie-Therese
La musique de Wagner au Quebec au tournant du XXe siecle
Canadian University Music Review/revue de Musique des Universites Canadiennes N14:60-76 1994
       facs notes table
       Note: includes abstract

Number of People : 1


 1994

McCarthy, M.
American music education as reflected in the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1892-93
Bulletin of Historical Research in Music Education: 15:111-42 N2 1994
       notes

Number of People : 1


 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


 1992

Petteys, Leslie
Theodore Thomas's "March to the Sea"
American Music, 10-2, 1992, p. 170-182

Number of People : 1


 1992

Petteys, Leslie
Theodore Thomas's "march to the sea"
American Music 10:170-82 N2 1992

Number of People : 1


 1991

Rhein, John von
A Chicago century
Symphony: 42:22-6 N3 1991
       il port

Number of People : 1


 1991

Feldman, A.E.
Communications: to the editor
Notes 47:985 N3 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Schabas, Ezra
Captain of musical enterprise
Symphony: 42:28-32+ N3 1991
       port

Number of People : 1


 1990

Feldman, A.E.
Being heard : women composers and patrons at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Notes 47:7-20 N1 1990
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1990

100 birthday candles are lighted
Chicago Symphony Orchestra : year-long celebration pays tribute to Theodore and Rose Fay Thomas
Music Clubs Magazine 70:6-8 N2 1990
       biog il ports

Number of People : 1


 1989

Peretti, B.W.
Democratic leitmotivs in the American reception of Wagner
19th Century Music 13:29+ N1 1989

Number of People : 1


 1987

Stinchelli, Enrico
I grandi direttori d'orchestra
Rome: Gremese Editore, 1987

Number of People : 376


 1987

Jellinek, George
It was a very good year
A season review of musical life in New York, 1887-88
Ovation 8:28-31 Sep 1987
       il port

Number of People : 1


 1986

Vitz, Robert C.
"Im wunderschonen Monat Mai" : organizing the Great Cincinnati May Festival of 1878
American Music 4:309-27 N3 1986
       port

Number of People : 1


 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


 1986

Mazzola, S.R.
Bands and orchestras at the World's Columbian Exposition
American Music 4:407-24 N4 1986

Number of People : 1


 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


 1985

Jaeger, Stefan
Das Atlantisbuch der Dirigenten
Zurich: Atlantis Musikbuch-Verlag, 1985

Number of People : 778


 1985

McKinley, Ann Watson
Music for the Dedication Ceremonies of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1892
American Music, 03-1, 1985, p. 42-51

Number of People : 3


 1984

Guion, D.M.
From Yankee Doodle thro' to Handel's Largo : music at the World's Columbian Exposition
College Music Symposium 24:81-96 N1 1984

Number of People : 1


 1983

Olsen, D.A.
Concert halls of Chicago under Theodore Thomas
Music Educators Journal 70:38-44 Oct 1983
       biog port

Number of People : 1


 1982

Schabas, Ezra
Theodore Thomas and the World's Columbian Exposition 1893
Sonneck Society For American Music Bulletin: 8:63-4 Fall 1982
       Note: abstract

Number of People : 1


 1982

Dettmer, Roger
The state of U.S. conducting
Fanfare 6:85 N1 1982
       Note: includes discography

Number of People : 1


 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

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 : 254

More Details : (1 Section)


 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

Ffrench, Florence
Music and musicians in Chicago
New York: Da Capo Press, 1979

Number of People : 153


 1979

Schabas, Ezra
Theodore Thomas : American conductor
Sonneck Society Newsletter, 5/1, 1979, p. 12-14

Number of People : 1


 1979

Schabas, Ezra
Theodore Thomas : American conductor
Sonneck Society For American Music Bulletin: 5:12-14 N1 1979
       biog

Number of People : 1


 1978

Lowens, Irving
Liszt and America
Journal of the American Liszt Society 4:5-6 Dec 1978

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

Supplement : Other musical prodigies

p. 195 In:
Fisher, Renee B.
Musical prodigies : masters at an early age
New York: Association Press, 1973, 240 p.

Number of People : 121


 1973

[Theodore Thomas]
Opera News, Nov, 1973, p. 24

Number of People : 1


 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


 1969

Holliday, Joseph E.
The musical legacy of Theodore Thomas
Cincinnati Historical Society Bulletin, 27, 1969, p. 191-205

Number of People : 1


 1967

Schonberg, Harold C.
The great conductors
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1967, 384 p.

Number of People : 28


 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


 1967

Best, C.W.
Mr. and Mrs C.W. Best collection of autographs in the Mary M. Vial Music Library of the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, Ohio: Oberlin College Library, 1967, 55 p.

Number of People : 106


 1964

Stein, Leon
Thomas, Theodore
Upton, George Putnam
A musical autobiography.
Edited by George P. Upton.
With a new introduction by Leon Stein
New York: Da Capo Press 1964. 69, 378 S.

Number of People : 1


 1960

Ewen, David
He brought us orchestral music
Etude Music Magazine, 65, 1960, p. 17, 50

Number of People : 1


 1959

Antrim, Doron Kemp
Super-Salesman of the Symphony
HiFi Review, 3/6, 1959, p. 46-51

Number of People : 1


 1954

Stoddard, Hope
Theodore Thomas, Johnny Appleseed of Music
International Musician, 53/5, 1954, p. 46-47, 50

Number of People : 2


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 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)


 1953

Barne, Kitty
Listening to the orchestra
London: J. M. Dent, 1953

Number of People : 35


 1952

Antrim, Doron Kemp
Evangelist of Music
Etude Music Magazine, 70/11, 1952, p. 12-13, 19

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


 1943

Fleck, Hattie C.
Theodore Thomas
American-German Review, 9/3, 1943, p. 22-24

Number of People : 1


 1942

Composers and educators resident in Ohio for a time

p. 219 In:
Osburn, Mary (Hubbell)
Ohio composers and musical authors
Columbus, Ohio: F. H. Heer Print Co., 1942, 238 p.

Number of People : 62


 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

Gerson, Robert A.
Music in Philadelphia
Philadelphia: 1940
       Note: A dissertation in music presented to the faculty of the graduate school of the University of Pennsylvania in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy

Number of People : 232


 1940

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

Number of People : 6,835


 1939 Source: 3

Part three : 1880-1906

The above item is part of :
Celebrities in El Dorado 1850-1906.
A biographic record of 111 prominent musicians who have visited San Francisco and performed there ...
With additional lists of visiting celebrities ...
San Francisco: Work Projects Administration, 1939, 270 p.
      (Series: History of Music in San Francisco Series; Volume four)

Number of People : 36


 1938

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti : Supplemento
Milan: Sonzogno, 1938, 806 p.

Number of People : 9,140


 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

Norkus, A.
Ein Wegbereiter deutscher Musik in den Vereinigten Staaten. Zum hundertsten Geburtstage Theodor Thomas
Zeitschrift fur Musik CIII, 333. Regensburg [1936].

Number of People : 1


 1935

James, T. Howard
Theodore Thomas, the man and his work
Musical Courier, III/10, 1935, p. 6, 23

Number of People : 1


 1931

[mentioned in the text]

The above item is part of :
Johnson, Frances Hall
Musical memories of Hartford : drawn from records public and private
Hartford, Conn: 1931, 313 p.

Number of People : 38


 1927

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

Number of People : 4,739


 1925

Waldo, Fullerton
The era of great orchestral conductors in America
Etude, 43, 1925, p. 461-62

Number of People : 15


 1925

Harris, Margaret
New Hampshire Hills Hide Mementos of Stirring Days when Thomas Battled for America's Music Birthright
Musical America, 41/16, 1925, p. 5, 29

Number of People : 1


 1920

Boyd, Charles N.
Pratt, Waldo Selden
Grove's dictionary of music and musicians. American supplement ...
Edited by Waldo S. Pratt. Associate editor: Charles N. Boyd.
New York: 1920

Number of People : 1,335


 1919

Richardson, Clement
The national cyclopedia of the colored race ...
Editor-in-chief Clement Richardson.
Montgomery, Ala.: 1919, Vol. 1. Note
       Note: No more published

Number of People : 8


 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

Lilienthal, A.W.
Personal traits of noted conductors
Musical America, 26/5, 1917, p. 9-10

Number of People : 5


 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


 1911

Baltzell, Winton J.
Baltzell's dictionary of musicians ...
Boston, MA: 1911

Number of People : 748


 1909

Potter, Frank H.
Chironomy and Theodore Thomas
New Music Review, 8, 1909, p. 558-61

Number of People : 1


 1909

Herringshaw, Thomas W.
Herringshaw's national library of American biography, etc ...
Chicago: 1909-14, 5 vols.

Number of People : 683


 1905

Finck, Henry Theophilus
Theodore Thomas, man and the musician
Musician, 10, 1905, p. 50-51

Number of People : 1


 1905

[no title]
Musical Herald 1905

Number of People : 62


 1905

Elson, Louis Charles
Theodore Thomas as Pioneer
Musician, 10, 1905, p. 50

Number of People : 1


 1905

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
Theodore Thomas as conductor : a tribute
Musician, 10, 1905, p. 49-50

Number of People : 1


 1905

Theodore Thomas
New Music Review, 4, 1905, p. 104-05

Number of People : 1


 1905

Storer, H.J.
Theodore Thomas
Musician, 10, 1905, p. 71

Number of People : 1


 1905

Schuyler, Montgomery
What I remember about Theodore Thomas
New Music Review, 4, 1905, p. 474-79

Number of People : 1


 1905

Upton, George Putnam
Thomas, Theodore
A musical autobiography.
Edited by George P. Upton
Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1905., 2 vols p.

Number of People : 1


 1904

Smith, Benjamin E.
The century cyclopedia of names a pronouncing and etymological dictionary of names in geography, biography ...
Edited by Benjamin E. Smith.
New York: 1904

Number of People : 45


 1904

Russell, Charles E.
Theodore Thomas : Dean of the orchestral world
Everybody's Magazine, 11, 1904, p. 216-24

Number of People : 1


 1902

Lossing, Benson J.
Harper's encyclopaedia of United States history from 458 AD to 1902 ... with ... portraits ...
New York: 1902, 10 vols.

Number of People : 18


 1901

The biographical encyclopedia of the United States ...
Chicago: 1901

Number of People : 16


 1901

Theodore Thomas : a sketch
Music: A Monthly Magazine, 20, 1901, p. 96-104, 167-72

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)


 1899

Leonard, John William
Who's who in America.
A biographical dictionary of living men and women of the United States. 1899-1900 ...
Edited by John W. Leonard.
Chicago: 1899-1900.

Number of People : 184


 1898

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
Interview with Mr. Max Bendix
Music: A Monthly Magazine, 14, 1898, p. 71-76

Number of People : 2


 1898

The national cyclopaedia of American biography being the history of the United States ...
New York: 1898, 92-1947, 34 vols. Note
       Note: Vol. 1-13. 1898, 93-1909 only

Number of People : 248


 1897

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
Some important features in American musical life
The work of Theodore Thomas and the Chicago orchestra
Musician, 2, 1897, p. 318-19

Number of People : 1


 1897

Pratt, A.T.C.
People of the period, being a collection of the biographies of ... living celebrities ...
London: 1897, 2 vols.

Number of People : 205


 1897

Memorial and biographical record
An illustrated compendium of biography ... of South Dakota, etc ...
Chicago: 1897. Note
      Another ed.:
Chicago 1898

Number of People : 6


 1895

Plarr, Victor G.
Men and women of the time. A dictionary of contemporaries.
14 ed., revised
London: 1895

Number of People : 7


 1895

Holmes, George S.
Theodore Thomas and his work
Musical Messenger, 5, 1895, p. 425-26

Number of People : 1


 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)


 1888

Fiske, John
Wilson, James Grant
Appletons' cyclopaedia of American biography ...
Edited by James Grant Wilson and John a Fiske.
New York: 1888, 87, 6 vols.

Number of People : 207


 1887

Men of the time a dictionary of contemporaries, containing biographical notices of eminent characters of both sexes ...
12th edition
London: 1887

Number of People : 3


 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

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


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