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 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


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  Abbott, Clara Barnes   administrator
  Abel, P.E.   publisher
  Ackroyd, James E.   organ
  Addicks, Stanley  
  Addiks (a. 1815)   teacher
  Adgate, Andrew (b. 1762 d. 1793)   organ, choir conductor
  Aitken, John (b. 1745 d. 1831)   metalsmith, music engraver
  Albrecht, H.F. (d. 1875 a. 1856-1875)   librettist, violin
  Anderson, Marian (b. 1897 d. 1993)   accordion, chanteur
  Andree, G.   publisher
  Angeloty, Louis (a. 1932-1932)   violin
  Antheil, George Johann Carl (b. 1900 d. 1959)   composer, musicisti
  Aston, Anthony [Tony] (a. 1703)   composer
  Auren, Jonas   organ
  Baltzell, Winton James (b. 1864 d. 1928)   teacher, editor
  Banks, Harry Clay   organ
  Bankson, John (a. 1767-1771)   organ, singer
  Barber, Samuel (b. 1910 d. 1981)   baritone, composer
  Bare, Cynthia (a. 1870)   soprano
  Bartholomay, Frederick (d. 1942 a. 1900)   organ builder
  Baseler, Dorothy Johnston   harp
  Bastert, William D. (a. 1897-1910)   bandmaster
  Battista, Joseph (b. 1918 d. 1968)   piano
  Beck, James M. (a. 1856)   publisher
  Beckel, James Cox (b. 1811)   organ, composer
  Benson, Louis Fitzgerald (b. 1855 d. 1930)   editor, psalmodist
  Berckmann, Evelyn (b. 1900)   composer, piano
  Bispham, David Scull (b. 1857 d. 1921)   baritone, vocals
  Blake, George E. (b. 1775 d. 1871)   lyricist, music engraver
  Blitzstein, Marc (b. 1905 d. 1964)   author, cast
  Boner, W.H. (a. 1865)   publisher, organ
  Boullay, Louis (a. 1799)   violin
  Boylan, James A. (b. 1880)   musical priest
  Boyle, George Frederick (b. 1886 d. 1948)   piano, composer
  Braun, John Frederick (b. 1867 d. 1939)   piano, violin
  Broadhurst (b. 1775 a. 1800)   singer
  Brown, William (a. 1783-1788)   flute, composer
  Calve, Emma [Rosa-Noemie Emma] (b. 1858)   interprete, soprano
  Campanini, Cleofonte (b. 1860 d. 1919)   conductor, maestro
  Caradori-Allan, Maria (Caterina Rosalbina) (b. 1800 d. 1865)   soprano, opera singer
  Carey, Matthew (a. 1790-1830)   publisher
  Carr, Benjamin (b. 1768 d. 1831)   publisher, composer
  Cassatt, Alexander J.   administrator
  Caston, Saul (b. 1901 d. 1970)   conductor, trumpet
  Cella, Theodore (b. 1897 d. 1960)   harp, composer
  Chasins, Abram (b. 1903 d. 1987)   piano, writer
  Cheer, Margaret (a. 1766)   singer
  Clare, Helen Ackroyd (a. 1909)   contralto
  Clarke, Hugh Archibald (b. 1839 d. 1927)   conductor, music educator
  Cohn, Arthur (b. 1910)   composer, author
  Cooke, James Francis (b. 1875 d. 1960)   editor, organ
  Cross, Benjamin   librettist
  Cross, Benjamin (b. 1786 d. 1857)   singer, conductor
  Cross, Michael Hurley (b. 1833 d. 1897)   organ, educator
  Crozier, David E. (b. 1863)   organ
  Cunnington   conductor
  Damrosch, Frank (Heino) (b. 1859 d. 1937)   conductor, music director
  Danks, Hart Pease (b. 1834 d. 1903)   composer, lyricist
  Darley, Francis F.S. (a. 1883)   composer
  Del Puente, Giuseppe (b. 1841 d. 1900)   baritone
  Demarque (a. 1796)   cello, composer
  Dickinson, John (b. 1732 d. 1808)   composer, writer
  Dobson, Thomas (a. 1791-1799)   publisher
  Douty, Nicholas (b. 1870)   tenor, teacher of singing
  Dubois, William (d. 1854 a. 1813-1854)   piano maker, publisher
  Duncan, Florence H. (a. 1897)   music supervisor
  Dunlap, William (a. 1763)   writer on music
  Durang, John (a. 1784)   dancer
  Dyer, Samuel (b. 1785 d. 1835)   singer, teacher
  Emerick, Albert G.   writer on music
  Evans, Edwin (b. 1876)   singer, educator
  Fairlamb, James Remington (b. 1837 d. 1908)   organ, teacher
  Falconar, Magnus (a. 1739)  
  Feldman, Emma   administrator
  Felton, William M. (b. 1887)   composer, teacher
  Fiot, Augustus (a. 1834)   publisher
  Fischer, William Gustavus (b. 1835 d. 1912)   teacher, conductor
  Flint, James (a. 1850)   organ, teacher
  Formes, Karl Johann (b. 1816 d. 1889)   bass
  Franklin, Benjamin (b. 1706 d. 1790)   author, statesman
  Freed, Isadore (b. 1900 d. 1960)   composer, teacher
  Freer, Eleanor Warner Everest (b. 1864 d. 1942)   composer
  Frey, George Otto (b. 1881 d. 1951)   trombone, tuba
  Fry, Henry S. (b. 1875 d. 1946)   organ, composer
  Gaertner, Karl (b. 1823 a. 1870)   violin, composer
  Gehot, Joseph (b. 1756 d. 1820 a. 1790)   violin, composer
  Geibel, Adam (b. 1855 d. 1933)   composer, organ
  Geiger, William   violin, administrator
  Giannini, Dusolina (b. 1900 d. 1986)   Sanger, soprano
  Giannini, Vittorio (b. 1903 d. 1966)   composer
  Gilchrist, William Wallace (b. 1846 d. 1916)   church organist, composer
  Gillingham, George (d. 1826 a. 1784)   violin, cello
  Gittelson, Frank (b. 1896)   violin, teacher
  Godowsky, Leopold (d. 1938)   composer, Klavier
  Gould, John Edgar (b. 1822 d. 1875)   publisher, composer
  Gualdo, Giovanni (d. 1771 a. 1767-1771)   wine merchant, musician
  Guille (a. 1888-1895)   singer
  Hallam, Lewis (b. 1741 d. 1808)   singer, manager
  Hallam, Lewis (d. 1755)   manager, singer
  Hallam, William (a. 1752)   manager
  Hammann, Ellis Clark   organ
  Hansen, Edward Richard (a. 1822)   flute, violin
  Hartmann, Arthur (Martinus) (b. 1881 d. 1956)   violin, teacher
  Hassler, Arthur (a. 1935-1939)   orchestra manager
  Hassler, Henry (a. 1842-1855)   conductor
  Hassler, Mark (d. 1906)   conductor
  Hassler, Rosalie   piano
  Hassler, Simon (b. 1832)   conductor, music director
  Hatch, H.W.   publisher
  Heinrich, Max (b. 1853 d. 1916)   baritone, baritone
  Hellene   played five instruments at once
  Hemard (b. 1792 a. 1798)   piano
  Hennig, Rudolph (b. 1850 d. 1904)   cello, principal
  Henry, Hugh Thomas (b. 1862 d. 1946)   composer
  Hesselius, Gustavus (a. 1742)   organ builder
  Hetzell, William Erety   manager
  Hillegas, Michael (b. 1729 d. 1804)   dealer
  Himmelsbach, John F. (a. 1889)   teacher
  Hinrichs, Gustav (b. 1850 d. 1942 a. 1870)   conductor
  Homer, Louise (b. 1871)   contralto, vocals
  Hommann, Charles (b. 1800 d. 1862 a. 1828-1845)   composer, violin
  Hopkinson, Francis (b. 1737 d. 1791)   statesman, musician
  Hupfeld, Charles F.   musician, music seller
  Hupfeld, Charles P. (d. 1819 a. 1816)   violin, violist
  Hupfield, Charles Frederic (b. 1787 d. 1864)   violin, conductor
  Ingham, John H.   piano
  Innes, Helen Pulaski   conductor, concert manager
  Ives, Elam (b. 1802 d. 1864)   music educator
  Jackson, Paul   composer
  Jarvis, Charles (b. 1837 d. 1895)   piano, composer
  Jarvis, Charles H. (b. 1837 d. 1895 a. 1845)   piano, editor
  Jayne, Henry La Barre (b. 1857 d. 1920)   attorney, publisher
  Jefferson   composer
  Jepson, Helen (b. 1904)   soprano
  Johanssen (a. 1864-1867)   singer
  Juhan, Alexander (b. 1765 d. 1845 a. 1783-1792)   violin, conductor
  Juhan, James (b. 1736 d. 1797 a. 1768-1770)   violin maker, music educator
  Kenna, J. (a. 1792)   singer
  Kinder, Ralph (b. 1876 d. 1952)   organ, composer
  Klee, Eugen (b. 1869 d. 1929)   choir conductor, organ
  Klemm, Johann Gottlob (b. 1690 d. 1762)   organ builder
  Knitel   clarinet
  Knodle, Walter St. Clare (b. 1877 a. 1940)   organ
  Kronold, Selma (b. 1866 d. 1920 a. 1892)   soprano, singer
  Laciar, Samuel Line (b. 1874 d. 1943)   writer, composer
  Lang, Henry Albert (b. 1854 d. 1930)   violin, composer
  Lawton, Dennis (a. 1856-1863)   publisher
  Lejeune, George F. (a. 1875)   organ
  Lemoine (a. 1815)   composer
  Loud, Thomas (a. 1816)   piano maker
  Loud, Thomas (b. 1762 d. 1833)   piano maker
  Loud, Thomas C. (a. 1854)   piano maker
  Mackey, C. Stanley   tuba, personnel manager
  Madeira, Louis Cephas (a. 1843-1858)   writer on music, manager
  Maelzel, Johann Nepomuk (b. 1772 d. 1838)   piano, Erfinder des Metronoms
  Maitland, Rollo F. (b. 1884 d. 1953)   organ, composer
  Mapleson, James Henry (b. 1830 d. 1901)   singer, violin
  Matthews, Harvey Alexander (b. 1879 d. 1973)   music educator, conductor
  McCollin, Frances (b. 1892 d. 1960)   composer, conductor
  McFarland   musician
  McLean, John (a. 1771)   flute, teacher
  Mearns, John (a. 1799)   manager
  Meignen, Leopold (b. 1793 d. 1873)   publisher, composer
  Meyer, Leopold (b. 1816 d. 1883)   composer, costumes
  Mohr, Hermann (b. 1830 d. 1896)   music director, composer
  Moller, John Christopher (b. 1755 d. 1803 a. 1790)   composer, organ
  Montani, Nicola Aloysius (b. 1880 d. 1948)   composer, organ
  Murphy, Katharine E. (a. 1897)   music supervisor
  Nassau, William Latta (b. 1864)   organ, conductor
  Norden, Norris Lindsay (b. 1887 d. 1956)   organ, composer
  North, Francis A. (a. 1890)   publisher
  O'Conell, Charles (b. 1900 d. 1962)   composer, writer
  Orem, Preston Ware (b. 1865 d. 1938)   organ, editor
  Patti, Carlotta (b. 1835 d. 1889)   cantatrice, soprano
  Pecht, Ida Mae (a. 1897)   music supervisor
  Peery, Rob Roy (b. 1900 d. 1973)   composer
  Pelissier, Victor (b. -1750 d. 1820)   composer, arranger
  Pelosi, Vincent M. (a. 1786)   manager
  Pfouts, Earl (John) (b. 1881)   violin, teacher
  Phile, Phillip (d. 1793)   violin, composer
  Pickaneser, Marietta (a. 1850-1860)   singer
  Poole, Clara (a. 1888)   singer
  Pownall, Mary Anna (b. 1751 d. 1796)   actress, singer
  Pyne, James Kendrick (b. 1852 d. 1938)   organ, professor
  Pyne, Minton (a. 1881)   organ
  Reinagle, Alexander (b. 1756 d. 1809)   composer, piano
  Respighi, Ottorino (b. 1879)   composer, compositore
  Rich, Thaddeus (b. 1885 d. 1969)   violin, conductor
  Robinson, Newell   organ
  Rosewig, Albert H. (b. 1846 d. 1929)   composer
  Roth, Philip (d. 1804 a. 1789)   bandleader, soloist
  Scherr, Emilius Nicolai (b. 1794 d. 1874)   instrument maker
  Schetky, John George (b. 1776 d. 1831)   cello, teacher
  Schomacker, Johann Heinrich (b. 1800 d. 1875)   piano maker
  Scott, Henri (b. 1876 d. 1942)   bass, musician
  Seguin, Ann (b. -1814 d. 1888)   soprano
  Seguin, Arthur (Edward Shelden) (b. 1809 d. 1852)   bass, actor
  Seguin, Zelda   singer
  Shaw, Robert (a. 1794)   singer, oboe
  Shaw, W.F. (a. 1940)   publisher
  Sinclair, John (b. 1790 d. 1857 a. 1830s)   tenor, composer
  Sousa, John Philip (b. 1854 d. 1932)   additional Music, cast
  Spangler, George P.   music educator
  Spenser, Willard (b. 1852 d. 1933)   composer
  Sprogel, Ludovic  
  Stewart, T.  
  Stokowski, Leopold (Anthony) (b. 1882 d. 1977)   cast, conductor
  Stoll, William   conductor, violin
  Storer, Maria (d. 1795)   actress, singer
  Strakosch, Max (b. 1835 d. 1892)   impresario, operatic manager
  Strakosch, Moritz (b. 1825 d. 1887)   piano, impresario
  Taws, Charles (b. 1763 d. 1833 a. 1800-1833)   piano maker, organ builder
  Taws, James B. (a. 1829)   instrument maker
  Taws, Lewis (a. 1837)   instrument maker
  Taylor, Rayner (b. 1747 d. 1825)   composer, organ
  Thalberg, Sigismond (Fortune Francois) (b. 1812 d. 1871)   piano, composer
  Thomas, Theodore (Christian Friedrich) (b. 1835 d. 1905)   conductor, musician
  Thunder, Henry G. (b. 1832 d. 1891)   piano, composer
  Thunder, Henry Gordon (b. 1865)   organ, composer
  Thunder, William Silvano (a. 1902-1924)   harmonium
  Till, George W. (b. 1866)   organ builder
  Trumpler, Charles W.A. (a. 1865-1872)   publisher
  Victor, H.B. (a. 1759-1774)   composer, editor
  Vidal   jeweler, guitar
  Ware, Helen (b. 1887 d. 1962)   violin, composer
  Winner, Joseph Eastburn (b. 1837 d. 1918)   composer, music publisher
  Winner, Septimus (b. 1827 d. 1902 a. 1870)   composer, lyricist
  Wissow, Josef   piano
  Wolf (a. 1788-1810)   clarinet
  Wood, Dave Duffle (b. 1838 d. 1910)   organ, composer
  Zilenziger (a. 1875-1885)   drummer

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