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 1940

Rohrer, Gertrude Martin
Music and musicians of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1940


The above item has biographical information on:

  A Becket, Thomas (b. 1843 d. 1918)   organ, critic
  Adgate, Andrew (b. 1762 d. 1793)   organ, choir conductor
  Albrecht, Mecklenberger  
  Aldrich, Percy Dunn (b. 1863 d. 1933)   singer, composer
  Alwyne, Horace (b. 1891 a. 1912)   piano, composer
  Anderson, Marian (b. 1897 d. 1993)   accordion, chanteur
  Appel, Richard Gilmore (b. 1889 d. 1975)   organ, composer
  Aronoff, Max (b. 1907)   viola, violin
  Ayres, Eugene Edmund (b. 1859 d. 1920)   professor of Greek, amateur musician
  Babcock, Alpheus (b. 1785 d. 1842)   piano maker
  Bader, Helen D. (b. 1898)  
  Baltzell, Winton James (b. 1864 d. 1928)   teacher, editor
  Barber, Samuel (b. 1910 d. 1981)   baritone, composer
  Barbour, Inez (d. 1971)   soprano
  Barnes, Edward Shippen (b. 1887 d. 1958)   manager, organ
  Baseler, Dorothy Johnston   harp
  Bawden, Clarence K. (b. 1887)   conductor, piano
  Beck, Jean Baptiste (b. 1881 d. 1943)   musicologist, philologist
  Beckel, James Cox (b. 1811)   organ, composer
  Behrent, John (a. 1774)   piano maker
  Beissel, Johann Conrad (b. 1690 d. 1768)   composer
  Belov, Joel   violin
  Benson, Louis Fitzgerald (b. 1855 d. 1930)   editor, psalmodist
  Bidwell, Marshall (b. 1893)   organ teacher
  Bispham, David Scull (b. 1857 d. 1921)   baritone, vocals
  Bixby, Allene K.   organ, piano
  Black, James M. (b. 1858)  
  Blake, George E. (b. 1775 d. 1871)   lyricist, music engraver
  Bliss, Philip Paul (b. 1838 d. 1876)   itinerant Baptist music teacher, hymn composer
  Blitzstein, Marc (b. 1905 d. 1964)   author, cast
  Bok, Mary Louise Curtis (b. 1875 d. 1970)   music patron
  Bonaccoroa, Antonio (b. 1893)  
  Borch, Gaston Louis Christopher (b. 1871 d. 1926)   cello, conductor
  Boyd, Charles N. (b. 1875 d. 1937)   organ, editor
  Braun, John Frederick (b. 1867 d. 1939)   piano, violin
  Braun, Robert (b. 1886)   piano
  Breil, Joseph Carl (b. 1870 d. 1926)   singer, conductor
  Bremner, James (d. 1780 a. 1763)   composer, teacher
  Brockenshire, James O. (b. 1865 d. 1938)   composer, arranger
  Brosky, Frank James (b. 1889)   violin
  Brown, William (a. 1783 active: 1784)   flute
  Bull, Ole Bornemann (b. 1810)   violin, Violinvirtuos
  Burleigh, Henry Thacker (b. 1866 d. 1949)   composer, singer
  Burtler, Will George   composer, violin
  Cadman, Charles Wakefield (b. 1881 d. 1946)   composer, piano
  Caley, Neville Herbert   organ, composer
  Callender, Romaine (b. 1857)   lyricist, composer
  Campbell, LeRoy Brotzman (b. 1873)   music educator, writer on music
  Candidus, William (b. 1845 d. 1910)   tenor
  Carey, Bruce Anderson (b. 1876 d. 1960)   choral director, choral conductor
  Carr, Benjamin (b. 1768 d. 1831)   publisher, composer
  Chesnutt, Nelson Alexander (b. 1872 d. 1940)  
  Clarke, Hugh Archibald (b. 1839 d. 1927)   conductor, music educator
  Cohn, Arthur (b. 1910)   composer, author
  Combs, Gilbert Raynolds (b. 1863 d. 1934)   organ, choir master
  Connell, Horatio (b. 1876 d. 1936)   bass-baritone, Bass
  Cooke, James Francis (b. 1875 d. 1960)   editor, organ
  Cross, Benjamin (b. 1786 d. 1857)   singer, conductor
  Cross, Michael Hurley (b. 1833 d. 1897)   organ, educator
  Curry, W. Lawrence (b. 1906 d. 1966)  
  Dann, Hollis Ellsworth (b. 1861 d. 1939)   musician, educator
  Davis, Katherine Kennicott (b. 1892 d. 1980)   composer, hymnologist
  De Cevee, Edwin J. (b. 1863 d. 1918)   organ, composer
  De Luca, Edmond (b. 1910)   composer
  Demmler, Oscar William (b. 1892)   musicologist, music educator
  Diffenbach, John   pipe organ maker
  Diton, Carl Rossini (b. 1886 d. 1962)   piano, composer
  Douty, Nicholas (b. 1870)   tenor, teacher of singing
  Duddy, John H. (b. 1904)   music educator, choral director
  Duss, John S. (b. 1860 d. 1951)   cornet, bandmaster
  Eakin, Vera O. (b. 1890 d. 1977)   composer, hymnologist
  Earhart, Will (b. 1871 d. 1960)   choir conductor, music educator
  Eddy, Nelson (b. 1901 d. 1967)   baritone, vocals
  Edmundson, Garth (b. 1895)   composer
  Elkan, Henri (b. 1897 d. 1980)   music publisher
  Elmore, Robert Hall (b. 1913 d. 1985)   organ, composer
  Engelmann, Hans (b. 1872 d. 1914)   composer
  Erb, John Lawrence (b. 1877 d. 1950)   composer, organ
  Erb, John Warren (b. 1887 d. 1948)   composer, teacher
  Erb, Mae-Aileen   piano, composer
  Evans, Edwin (b. 1876)   singer, educator
  Evans, George Marks (b. 1860 d. 1929)   organ, composer
  Evans, Wilbur (b. 1906)   baritone, cast
  Fairlamb, James Remington (b. 1837 d. 1908)   organ, teacher
  Falk, Jules (a. 1914)   violin, conductor
  Felton, William M. (b. 1887)   composer, teacher
  Fillion, Ferdinand (b. 1892)   violin, teacher
  Finney, Theodore Mitchell (b. 1902 d. 1978)   musicologist
  Floyd, Alan   organ, composer
  Foerster, Adolph Martin (b. 1854 d. 1927)   organ, composer
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  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
  Fry, Henry S. (b. 1875 d. 1946)   organ, composer
  Fry, William Henry (b. 1813 d. 1864)   composer, critic
  Frysinger, J. Frank (b. 1878 d. 1954)   church organist, composer
  Gaul, Harvey Bartlett (b. 1881 d. 1945)   composer, church organist
  Gehot, Joseph (b. 1756 d. 1820 a. 1790)   violin, composer
  Geibel, Adam (b. 1855 d. 1933)   composer, organ
  Genet, Marianne (b. 1876)   composer
  Gest, Elizabeth (a. 20th century )   arranger, teacher
  Gilchrist, William Wallace (b. 1846 d. 1916)   church organist, composer
  Gillingham, George (d. 1826 a. 1784)   violin, cello
  Gillis, P.   cello
  Goepp, Philip Henry (b. 1864 d. 1936)   composer, lawyer
  Golz, Walter (b. 1881)   piano, composer
  Graf, Grace  
  Greenewalt, Mary Elizabeth Hallock- (b. 1871)   piano, author
  Grey, Frank Herbert (b. 1883 d. 1951)   composer, conductor
  Hahn, Frederick Elias (b. 1869)   violin, music educator
  Hamilton, Eber C.   organ
  Harding, Milton (b. 1895)   composer
  Hartmann, Arthur (Martinus) (b. 1881 d. 1956)   violin, teacher
  Heckscher, Celeste de Longpre (b. 1860 d. 1928)   composer
  Henry, Hugh Thomas (b. 1862 d. 1946)   composer
  Hesselius, Gustavus (a. 1742)   organ builder
  Heyser, Elwood K. (b. 1863)   composer
  Hinkle, Florence (b. 1885 d. 1940)   soprano
  Hipsher, Edward Ellsworth (b. 1871)   editor, composer
  Hofmann, Josef (Casimir) (b. 1876 d. 1957)   composer, Klavier
  Hohnstock, Carl (b. 1828 d. 1889)   violin, piano
  Homer, Louise (b. 1871)   contralto, vocals
  Hopkinson, Francis (b. 1737 d. 1791)   statesman, musician
  Hopkinson, Joseph (b. 1770 d. 1842)   lawyer, poet
  Huneker, James Gibbons (b. 1857 d. 1921)   critic, essayist
  Ilgenfritz, McNair (b. 1886 d. 1953)   piano, composer
  Jarvis, Charles (b. 1837 d. 1895)   piano, composer
  Jennings, Arthur Bates (b. 1887)   organ, choir master
  Johnson, Alfred (b. 1900)   organ, teacher
  Johnstone, Arthur Edward (b. 1860 d. 1944)   theorist, editor
  Jones, Addison (b. 1906)   piano, teacher
  Kagan, Pescha (b. 1908)   piano
  Kaufmann, Harry (b. 1894 d. 1961)   piano
  Kincaid, William Morris (b. 1895 d. 1967)   flute, principal
  Kinder, Ralph (b. 1876 d. 1952)   organ, composer
  Klemm, Johann Gottlob (b. 1690 d. 1762)   organ builder
  Kneass, Nelson (b. 1823 d. 1868)   composer, leader
  Koch, Caspar Petrus (b. 1872 d. 1970)   organ, composer
  Kohlmann, Clarence (b. 1891 d. 1944)   composer, arranger
  Korson, George G. (d. 1967)   folklorist
  Kountz, Richard (b. 1896 d. 1950)   composer
  Langston, Marie Stone   contralto
  Lemon, Melvin (b. 1906)   organ, teacher
  Leopold, Ralph Hermann (b. 1884 d. 1955)   concert pianist
  Leps, Vassili (b. 1870 d. 1943)   composer, conductor
  Lerch, Louise (d. 1967)   soprano
  Levant, Oscar (b. 1906 d. 1972)   cast, composer
  Lewando, Ralph (b. 1891)   composer, violin
  Lifschey, Samuel (b. 1889)   viola, principal
  Lindsay, George LeRoy (b. 1888)   musicologist
  Lippa, Kate Ockleston (b. 1856)  
  Loud, Thomas (b. 1762 d. 1833)   piano maker
  Lowry, Robert (b. 1826 d. 1899)   composer, compiler of Sunday school songs
  Macdonald, Jeannette (Anna) (b. 1907 d. 1965)   cast, soprano
  Madeira, Louis Cephas (a. 1843-1858)   writer on music, manager
  Malchereck, Karl August (b. 1872)   violin, teacher
  Matthews, Harvey Alexander (b. 1879 d. 1973)   music educator, conductor
  Maxson, Frederick (b. 1862 d. 1934)   organ, composer
  McCollin, Frances (b. 1892 d. 1960)   composer, conductor
  McCurdy, Alexander (b. 1905 d. 1983)   organ
  McDonald, Harl (b. 1899 d. 1955)   composer, piano
  Meisle, Kathryn (b. 1899 d. 1970)   contralto, vocals
  Meyer, Conrad (d. 1881)   piano maker
  Miller, Christine (b. 1877 a. 1916)   contralto
  Miller, Russell King (b. 1871 d. 1939)   organ, composer
  Mitchell, Viola (b. 1911)   interprete, violin
  Mohr, Hermann (b. 1830 d. 1896)   music director, composer
  Moller, John Christopher (b. 1755 d. 1803 a. 1790)   composer, organ
  Nearing, Homer (b. 1895)   composer, organ
  Nevin, Arthur (Finlay) (b. 1871 d. 1943)   composer, music educator
  Nevin, Ethelbert (Woodbridge) (b. 1862 d. 1901)   composer
  Nevin, George Balch (b. 1859 d. 1933)   composer, baritone
  Nevin, Gordon Balch (b. 1892 d. 1943)   organ, composer
  Nordoff, Paul (b. 1909 d. 1977)   composer, music therapist
  Nordon, N. Lindsay (b. 1887)   organ, conductor
  Norton, Albert Reeves (b. 1870)   organ, teacher
  O'Brien, J. Vick   musicologist
  Oetting, William H. (b. 1875 d. 1969)   piano, organ
  Orem, Preston Ware (b. 1865 d. 1938)   organ, editor
  Ormandy, Eugene (b. 1899 d. 1985)   card, conductor
  Ornstein, Leo (b. 1892)   composer, piano
  Peabody, A. Jackson (b. 1882)  
  Peery, Rob Roy (b. 1900 d. 1973)   composer
  Phile, Phillip (d. 1793)   violin, composer
  Pratt, Silas Gamaliel (b. 1846 d. 1916)   composer, author
  Pratt, Waldo Selden (b. 1857 d. 1939)   scholar, educator
  Presser, Theodore (b. 1848 d. 1925)   publisher, music patron
  Rebe, Louise Christine (b. 1900)   piano, composer
  Reiff, Stanley T. (b. 1881)   organ, composer
  Reinagle, Alexander (b. 1756 d. 1809)   composer, piano
  Reinagle, Alexander Robert (b. 1799 d. 1877)   organ
  Rich, Thaddeus (b. 1885 d. 1969)   violin, conductor
  Richter, William Benson (b. 1901)   song composer, lyricist
  Risher, Anna Priscilla (b. 1875)   composer
  Rohrer, Gertrude Martin (b. 1875)   composer
  Rosenberry, M. Claude (b. 1889)   music educator
  Rosenkrans, George Hendricks (b. 1881 d. 1955)   organ, composer
  Royer, Clarence de Vaux (b. 1874 d. 1919)   violin, teacher
  Russell, Dallmeyer (b. 1886)   piano, teacher
  Sankey, Ira David (b. 1840 d. 1908)   evangelist singer, song leader
  Sawyer, Henry S. (b. 1864 d. 1941)   composer, editor
  Scott, Henri (b. 1876 d. 1942)   bass, musician
  Shields, Thomas Edgar (b. 1877)   organ
  Spaeth, Sigmund (b. 1885 d. 1965)   composer, critic
  Steiner, William Kossuth (b. 1874)   piano, composer
  Stokowski, Leopold (Anthony) (b. 1882 d. 1977)   cast, conductor
  Stults, Robert Morrison (b. 1860 d. 1933)   composer
  Sykes, Harry A. (b. 1887)   musicologist, composer
  Taylor, Rayner (b. 1747 d. 1825)   composer, organ
  Thunder, Henry Gordon (b. 1865)   organ, composer
  Tily, Herbert James (b. 1866)   composer, choir conductor
  Tomer, William Gould (b. 1833 d. 1896)   composer
  Towner, Daniel Brink (b. 1850 d. 1919)   composer of gospel hymns
  Truxall, Earl (b. 1893)  
  Van Vleck, Jacob (b. 1751 d. 1831)   composer
  Verrees, Leon B. (b. 1893)  
  Vincent, Henry Bethuel (b. 1872 d. 1941)   organ, choir master
  Von Grabill, S. Becker (b. 1873)  
  Ward, Frank Edwin (b. 1872)   composer, organ
  Watson, Mabel Madison   composer
  Weaver, Powell (b. 1890 d. 1951)   accompanist, composer
  Webster, Beveridge   piano
  Wells, John Barnes (b. 1880 d. 1935)   tenor, teacher
  Wentzell, William  
  Whitmer, Thomas Charles (b. 1873 d. 1959)   organ, composer
  Wickham, Florence Pauline (b. 1880 d. 1962)   composer, contralto
  Wignell, Thomas (b. 1753 d. 1803)   actor, theater manager
  Winner, Septimus (b. 1827 d. 1902 a. 1870)   composer, lyricist
  Wittell, Chester (b. 1893)   composer, piano
  Wolle, John Frederick (b. 1863 d. 1933)   choir conductor, organ
  Wood, Dave Duffle (b. 1838 d. 1910)   organ, composer
  Yost, Gaylord (b. 1888 d. 1958)   violin, teacher
  Zech, Frederick (b. 1858 d. 1926)   conductor, composer
  Zeckwer, Camille (b. 1875 d. 1924)   piano, composer
  Zeckwer, Richard (b. 1850 d. 1922)   piano, inventor
  Zitterbardt, Fidelis (b. 1845 d. 1915)   violin, composer

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