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 1933

Fisher, William Arms
One hundred and fifty years of music publishing in the United States.
An historical sketch with special reference to the pioneer publisher
Oliver Ditson Company, Inc. : 1783-1933
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, Inc., 1933


The above item has biographical information on:

  Aitken, John (b. 1745 d. 1831)   metalsmith, music engraver
  Appel, John (a. 1812-1815)   publisher
  Arnold, Samuel (d. 1831 a. 1793)   music seller
  Ashton, John (a. 1847-1851)   umbrella and music seller
  Ashton, John (a. 1818)   publisher
  Astor, John [Johann] Jacob (b. 1763 d. 1848 a. 1789)   woodwind instrument maker
  Atwill, Joseph Fairfield (b. 1811 d. 1891)   music publisher
  Battelle, Ebenezer (d. 1815 a. 1783)   music seller
  Beacham, Joseph R. (a. 1856)   publisher
  Belder, George (a. 1892)   publisher
  Benteen, Frederick D. (d. 1864 a. 1838)   dealer, publisher
  Berry, Thomas S. (a. 1854)   publisher
  Birch, Thomas (a. 1820-1842)   publisher, engraver
  Birchard, Clarence C. (b. 1866 d. 1946)   publisher
  Blagrove, William (a. 1808)   dealer
  Blake, George E. (b. 1775 d. 1871)   lyricist, music engraver
  Blake, William Pinson (a. 1792)   dealer
  Bradlee, Charles (a. 1827)   publisher
  Breusing, Charles (a. 1848)   publisher
  Burchard, R.B. (a. 1890)   publisher
  Cady, Chauncy Marvin (a. 1857-1874)   publisher
  Carr, Benjamin (b. 1768 d. 1831)   publisher, composer
  Carr, Joseph (b. 1739 d. 1819)   music publisher
  Church, John (b. 1834 d. 1890 a. 1844)   publisher, dealer
  Cole, John (b. 1774 d. 1855)   composer, percussion
  Crehore, Benjamin (b. 1765 d. 1831)   string instrument maker, keyboard instrument maker
  Dickson, James A. (a. 1796)   music seller, actor
  Ditson, Charles Healy (b. 1846 d. 1929)   publisher
  Ditson, Joseph (b. 1772)   music seller
  Ditson, Oliver (b. 1811 d. 1888)   music publisher
  Dobmeyer, J.J. (a. 1860)   publisher
  Dobson, Thomas (a. 1791-1799)   publisher
  Dubois, William (d. 1854 a. 1813-1854)   piano maker, publisher
  Dwight, John Sullivan (b. 1813 d. 1893)   writer on music
  Engel, Carl (b. 1883 d. 1944)   musicologist, administrator
  Fay, W. Rodman (a. 1921)   publisher
  Feist, Leo (b. 1869 d. 1930)   music publisher
  Fiot, Augustus (a. 1834)   publisher
  Firth, John (b. 1789 d. 1864 a. 1821-1841)   publisher
  Fischer, Carl (b. 1849 d. 1923)   accompanist/arranger for Frankie Laine, cantor
  Fischer, Carl T.   music publisher
  Fischer, George B. (b. 1870)   music publisher
  Fischer, Joseph F. (b. 1841 d. 1901)   music publisher
  Flammer, Harold (b. 1889 d. 1939)   cello, publisher
  Gamble, Eugene E. (a. 1929)   publisher
  Gamble, William M.   publisher, inventor
  Geib, Adam (b. 1780 d. 1849 a. 1797)   piano maker, organ builder
  Geib, John (b. 1780 d. 1821)   piano maker, publisher
  Geib, John [Johann] (b. 1744 d. 1818 a. 1804)   keyboard instrument maker, publisher
  Gilfert, Charles H. (b. 1787 d. 1829 a. 1789)   theater manager, composer
  Gordon, Hamilton S. (d. 1914)   publisher
  Gordon, Stephen T. (d. 1890 died: 1890)   music publisher, composer
  Gould, John Edgar (b. 1822 d. 1875)   publisher, composer
  Graupner, Gottlieb [Johann Christian Gottlieb] (b. 1767 d. 1836)   teacher, publisher
  Graupner, John Henry Howard (b. 1810 d. 1886)   engraver
  Gray, Herbert Willard (b. 1868 d. 1950)   music publisher, editor
  Guild, Benjamin (d. 1792 a. 1786)   music seller
  Gunther, Edwin L. (a. 1924)   publisher
  Gunther, Emil A.   publisher
  Hagen, Peter Albrecht (b. -1781 d. 1837)   musician
  Hall, William (b. 1796 d. 1874)   publisher
  Harrison, James (a. 1778-1803)   music publisher
  Haynes, John C. (b. 1829 d. 1907)   publisher, guitar maker
  Healy, Patrick Joseph (b. 1840 d. 1905 a. 1862)   harp maker, music seller
  Helmick, F.W. (a. 1877)   publisher
  Hewitt, James (b. 1770 d. 1827)   conductor, composer
  Higgins, H.M. [Hiram Murray] (b. 1820 d. 1897 a. 1856-1870)   music publisher, dealer
  Higginson, Henry Lee (b. 1834 d. 1919)   music patron, banker
  Hillegas, Michael (b. 1729 d. 1804)   dealer
  Holden, Oliver (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Horn, Charles Edward (b. 1786 d. 1849 a. 1827)   composer, singer
  Jaques, Edward I. (a. 1850)   publisher
  Jaques, James M. (a. 1839-1857)   publisher
  Jaques, John D. (a. 1839-1857)   publisher
  Keith, Charles H. (a. 1833)   music seller, publisher
  Kerksieg, Evich (a. 1848)   publisher
  Knox, Henry (a. 1769)   dealer
  Kranz, G. Fred (a. 1910)   publisher
  Lane, Frederick (a. 1821-1837)   dealer
  Luckhardt, George C. (a. 1892)   publisher
  Luis (a. 1844)   publisher, dealer
  Mallet, Francis Delochaire (b. 1750 d. 1834 a. 1793-1832)   organ, singer
  Maxwell, George (d. 1931)   publisher
  Mayell, John (a. 1863)   publisher
  McCaffrey, Henry C. (a. 1847)   publisher
  Mein, John (a. 1769 active: 1769)   dealer
  Miller, William C. (a. 1856 active: 1886)   musician
  Millet, William E. (a. 1835-1879)   publisher
  Paff, John (a. 1798-1817)   dealer, publisher
  Paff, Michael (a. 1798)   dealer
  Parker, Samuel Hale (b. 1781 a. 1811)   music seller
  Pelham, William (b. 1759)   music seller
  Perkins, John (a. 1767)   dealer
  Perry, John F. (a. 1867-1883)   publisher, instrument seller
  Peters, J.L. (a. 1840)   publisher
  Peters, William Cummings (b. 1805 d. 1866)   music publisher, composer
  Pond, Silvanus Billings (b. 1792 d. 1871 a. 1833-1847)   piano maker, publisher
  Pond, William A. (d. 1885 a. 1856)   piano maker, publisher
  Porter, Henry Hobart (a. 1891)   publisher, patron
  Prentiss, Henry H. (b. 1801 d. 1860 a. 1830-1860)   music director, publisher
  Presser, Theodore (b. 1848 d. 1925)   publisher, music patron
  Preston, John Aiken (d. 1914 a. 1893)   editor, teacher
  Preston, W. Deane (a. 1933)   publisher
  Pruefer, Carl (d. 1886 a. 1869)   publisher
  Richardson, Nathan (b. 1827 d. 1859)   composer, piano
  Riley, Edward R. (d. 1831)   engraver, publisher
  Rivington, James (a. 1762)   dealer
  Robinson, Harold W.   publisher
  Root, Ebenezer Towner (b. 1822 d. 1896 a. 1859-1867)   publisher
  Russell, George D. (b. 1822 d. 1910)   music publisher, music seller
  Russell, Joseph M. (a. 1834)   publisher
  Scharfenberg, Wilhelm (b. 1819 d. 1895 a. 1835)   piano, editor
  Schetky, John George (b. 1776 d. 1831)   cello, teacher
  Schirmer, Ernest Charles (b. 1865 d. 1958)   publisher
  Schirmer, Gustav (b. 1829 d. 1893)   music publisher
  Schirmer, Gustave (b. 1864 d. 1907)   music publisher
  Schirmer, Gustave (b. 1890 d. 1956)   music publisher
  Schirmer, Rudolph Edward (b. 1859 d. 1919)   music publisher
  Schmidt, Arthur Paul (b. 1846 d. 1921)   music publisher, composer
  Schroeder, John Ferdinand (a. 1891)   publisher
  Schroeder, John Henry (d. 1916)   publisher
  Sengstack, John F. (a. 1931)   publisher
  Shaw, Robert (a. 1794)   singer, oboe
  Smith, W. Frank (d. 1891 a. 1868-1891)   publisher
  Summy, Clayton F. (d. 1932 a. 1888)   piano maker
  Tasselli, Renato (a. 1931)   publisher
  Wade, Eben H. (a. 1847-1851)   dealer, publisher
  Waters, Horace (b. 1812 d. 1893)   piano maker, publisher
  White, Charles Albert (b. 1829 d. 1892)   composer, publisher
  White, Daniel L. (d. 1919 died: 1918 a. 1891)   publisher
  Willig, George (d. 1874 a. 1829)   publisher
  Willig, George (b. 1764 d. 1851)   music publisher, printer
  Willig, Henry (d. 1909)   publisher
  Willig, Joseph E. (a. 1868)   publisher
  Willis, Charles H.   publisher
  Willson, Joseph (a. 1800-1825)   musician, teacher
  Winner, Joseph (a. 1845)   publisher
  Winner, Septimus (b. 1827 d. 1902 a. 1870)   composer, lyricist
  Witmark, Julius P. (d. 1929)   singer, publisher
  Wood, Benjamin Frank (b. 1849 d. 1922)   publisher
  Zerrahn, Karl (b. 1826 d. 1909)   conductor, musician

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