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Hazen, Robert M.
Hazen, Margaret Hindle
The music men.
An illustrated history of brass bands in America, 1800-1920
By Margaret Hindle Hazen and Robert M. Hazen
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987

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  Allen, Joseph Lathrop (b. 1815 d. 1905)   brass instrument maker
  Amsden, Arthur (b. 1865 d. 1925)   cornet, composer
  Anthony, Jacob   wind instrument maker
  Ashton, John   Boston music dealer
  Barnum, P.T. [Phineas Taylor] (b. 1810 d. 1891)   impresario
  Barton, Joseph (a. 1869)   bandsman
  Bennett, Thomas T. (a. 1837)   member of Gale and Sand Circus Band
  Bent, Benjamin C. (b. 1848 d. 1897)   cornet
  Berger, Henry [Heinrich Wilhelm] (b. 1844 d. 1929)   bandmaster, composer
  Blakely, David (a. 1892)   manager of Sousa Band
  Blessing, Emile Karl (b. 1880 d. 1954 a. 1906)   brass instrument maker
  Brooks, Ellis P. (b. 1850 d. 1920)   bandmaster, composer
  Brown, George H. (a. 1867)  
  Brown, Thomas (a. 1915)   jazz musician
  Buescher, F.Q. [Gus] (a. 1888)   instrument maker
  Burnap, George (a. 1916)   landscape architect
  Cappa, Charles Alberto (b. 1834 d. 1893)   bandmaster, trombone
  Catlin, George (b. 1778 d. 1852)   instrument maker
  Clappe, Arthur A. (b. 1850 d. 1920)   bandmaster, composer
  Clarke, Herbert (Lincoln) (b. 1867)   cornet, bandmaster
  Coates, Thomas (b. 1818 d. 1895)   circus bandsman
  Cole, Daniel (a. 1835)   bandsman
  Cole, Thomas  
  Conn, Charles Gerard (b. 1844 d. 1931)   instrument maker, developer of a special type of m
  Conway, Patrick (b. 1865 d. 1929)   bandleader, conductor
  Creatore, Giuseppe (b. 1871 d. 1952)   conductor, bandmaster
  Dale, John B.  
  Damrosch, Frank (Heino) (b. 1859 d. 1937)   conductor, music director
  Damrosch, Walter (Johannes) (b. 1862 d. 1950)   composer, conductor
  Dash, John Balthus (b. 1754 d. 1791 a. 1789-1791)   brass instrument maker
  Distin, Henry (John) (b. 1819 d. 1903)   cornet, brass instrument maker
  Dodworth, Allen T. (b. 1817 d. 1896)   bandmaster, composer
  Dodworth, Harvey B. (b. 1822 d. 1891)   composer, cornet
  Dolan, John (b. 1875 d. 1942)   cornet
  Downing, David L. (a. 1870-1877)   military musician, composer
  Duss, John S. (b. 1860 d. 1951)   cornet, bandmaster
  Emmett, Daniel Decatur (b. 1815 d. 1904)   composer, lyricist
  Farr, H.H. (a. 1890s)   bandsman
  Fillmore, Henry (b. 1881 d. 1956)   conductor, composer
  Finck, Henry Theophilus (b. 1854 d. 1926)   critic
  Fiske, Isaac (b. 1820 d. 1894)   brass instrument maker, inventor
  Flagg, Eben B. (a. 19th century )   bandmaster
  Flagg, Josiah (b. 1737 d. 1795)   conductor, bandmaster
  Foote, John Howard (b. 1833 d. 1896)   instrument dealer, collector
  French, Letitia (a. 1887)   soprano
  Freudenvoll, Charles W. (b. 1851)   conductor
  Gambati, Alessandro (a. 1834)   trumpet
  Gilmore, Patrick Sarsfield (b. 1829 d. 1892)   bandmaster, impresario
  Glover, George H.   bandsman
  Goldman, Edwin Franko (b. 1878 d. 1956)   conductor, composer
  Grafulla, Claudio S. (b. 1810 d. 1880)   bandmaster, composer
  Grambs, Fred L. (a. 1884)   bandmaster
  Granweiler, George (a. 1897)   Ringling Brothers Circus Band
  Graves, Samuel (b. 1794 d. 1878)   brass instrument maker, wind instrument maker
  Greene, Joseph C. (a. 1839-1850)   leader of American Brass Band, musician
  Guss, Peter (a. 19th century )   bandmaster
  Haliday, Joseph (b. 1772 d. 1857)   musician, poet
  Hall, David C. (b. 1822 d. 1900)   bandleader, brass instrument maker
  Hall, Robert Browne (b. 1858 d. 1907)   cornet, composer
  Harp, George (a. 1910)  
  Herbert, Victor (August) (b. 1859 d. 1924)   composer, conductor
  Hewitt, James (b. 1770 d. 1827)   conductor, composer
  Hokanson, Nels (a. 1902)   trombone, Bosco's Circus Band
  Holloway, John (a. 1832-1836)   violin, composer of "Wood-Up Quickstep"
  Holton, Frank (b. 1858 d. 1942)   trombone, brass instrument maker
  Hooten, James (a. 1834)   composer
  Hyatt, George Washington (a. 1845)   black bandmaster
  Ingalls, George H. (a. 1862)   cornet
  Innes, Frederick Neil (b. 1854 d. 1926)   trombone, bandmaster
  Jewell, Dudley (a. 1880s)   bandmaster
  Jewell, Frederick Alton (b. 1875 d. 1936)   composer, circus bandmaster
  Jewett, F.W. (a. 1828)   bandmaster
  Jillson, James D. (a. 1867)   bandmaster
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Keefer, Brua Cameron (b. 1860 d. 1927 a. 1880s)   instrument maker
  Kendall, Edward (b. 1808 d. 1861)   bandmaster, keyed bugle virtuoso
  Keppard, Louis (b. 1888 d. 1986)   guitar, tuba
  King, Karl Lawrence (b. 1891 d. 1971)   composer, bandmaster
  Kling, Henri (Adrien Louis) (b. 1842 d. 1918)   horn, teacher
  Koczwara, Frantisek (b. 1750 d. 1793)   viola, composer
  Kryl, Bohumir (b. 1875 d. 1961)   cornet, trumpet
  Kunkel, Charles (b. 1840 d. 1923)   piano, publisher
  Lax, Frederick (b. 1858 d. 1920 a. 1887)   flute
  Lefebre, Edouard A. (b. 1835 d. 1911)   clarinet, saxophone
  Lehman, Louis (a. 1881)   bandmaster
  Lehnert, Henry G. [Heinrich G.] (b. 1838 d. 1916 a. 1860-1866)   instrument maker
  Levy, Jules (b. 1838 d. 1903)   cornet, bandmaster
  Liberati, Alessandro (b. 1847 d. 1927)   cornet, bandmaster
  Lyon, George Washburn (b. 1825 d. 1894 a. 1860)   instrument maker
  Mann, Family Band (a. 19th century )  
  Mantia, Simone (b. 1873 d. 1951)   sousaphone/tuba, euphonium
  Martin, Henry (a. 1900)   instrument maker
  Martinelli, Stephen (a. 1870s)   bandmaster
  McCosh, David S. (b. 1847 d. 1936 a. 1880s)   bandmaster, composer
  McGibeny, Family Band  
  Meacham, John (b. 1785 d. 1844)   wind instrument maker, piano maker
  Merseburgh, William (a. 1848)   bandmaster
  Missenharter, Charles (a. 19th century )   instrument dealer
  Mitchell, William Henry (a. 1890s)  
  Montgomery, J.J. (a. 1901-1916)   bandmaster
  Mount, William Sydney (b. 1807 d. 1868)   painter, violin
  Muller, Iwan (b. 1786 d. 1854)   clarinet, basset horn
  Neave, William (a. 1857)   bandmaster
  Nicols, Henry C. (a. 1867)   bandmaster
  Norton, John T. (b. 1810 d. 1868 a. 1823)   trumpet
  Osgood, Charles W. (b. 1855 d. 1946)   brass instrument maker
  Paine, Thomas Dudley (b. 1812 d. 1895)   instrument maker, inventor
  Parcher, Samuel F. (a. 19th century )   bandmaster
  Peto, John   painter, cornet
  Potter, Joseph H.   bandmaster
  Prentiss, Henry H. (b. 1801 d. 1860 a. 1830-1860)   music director, publisher
  Prosperi, John  
  Pryor, Arthur (Willard) (b. 1870)   bandmaster, composer
  Quinby, Benjamin Franklin (b. 1830 d. 1890 a. 1861-1884)   brass instrument maker, inventor
  Rapp, George (b. 1757 d. 1847)   founder of the Harmony Society
  Raymond, Alice (a. 1890-1900)   cornet
  Redenbacher, Orville   bandmaster
  Reeves, David Wallis (b. 1838 d. 1900)   bandmaster, musician
  Robyn, William [Johann William] (b. 1814 d. 1905)   musician
  Rogers, Walter B. (b. 1865)   cornet, composer
  Rohr, Jacob (b. 1827)   arranger, composer
  Schauffler, Ferdinand (b. 1796 d. 1877 a. 1847)   instrument maker
  Schreiber, Louis (b. 1827 d. 1910 a. 1858-1883)   cornet, inventor
  Seefeldt, William F. (b. 1829 d. 1909)   brass instrument maker
  Seltmann, Ernst Theodor (b. 1828 d. 1883)   brass instrument maker
  Shaffer, Louise (a. 19th century )   cornet
  Shepard, Family Band (a. 1890s)  
  Simon, Frank (b. 1889 d. 1967)   cornet, composer
  Slater, Moses (b. 1826 d. 1899)   brass instrument maker
  Sousa, John Philip (b. 1854 d. 1932)   additional Music, cast
  Spahn, J. Leslie (a. 1903)   agent for Butler's Ladies Military Band
  Stratton, John Franklin (b. 1832 d. 1912)   instrument maker, importer of musical instruments
  Strohl, Family Band (a. 1885)  
  Suddoth, Frank   bandmaster
  Sweet, Albert C. (b. 1876 d. 1945)   cornet, bandmaster
  Treloar, Samuel Henry (b. 1866)   bandmaster, composer
  Vessella, Marco (b. 1881 d. 1922 a. 1903)   bandmaster, composer
  Wales, Ira W. (a. 1853)   keyed bugle
  Walker, Baxter M. (a. 1889)   drum Major
  Weber, John C. (b. 1855 d. 1938)   clarinet, conductor
  White, Henderson N. (b. 1874 d. 1940)   instrument repairman, amateur musician
  Wiggin, James (a. 1830s)   bandmaster
  Willis, Richard (d. 1830)   bandmaster, keyed bugle
  Wright, Elbridge G. (b. 1811 d. 1871)   brass instrument maker
  Young, Helen May (b. 1867 d. 1959)   leader of Helen May Butlers Ladies Band
  Zoebisch, Charles A. (b. 1824 d. 1911 a. 1848-1890)   instrument maker

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