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 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.


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  Adams, Frederick W. (b. 1787 d. 1859)   physician, musician
  Albani, Emma Marie Louise Cecile (b. 1847 d. 1930)   interprete, soprano
  Anschutz, Karl (b. 1815 d. 1870 a. 1837)   conductor, music director
  Ansorge, Charles (b. 1817 d. 1866)   musician, educator
  Bagioli, Antonio (b. 1783 d. 1855)   musician, author
  Baker, Benjamin Franklin (b. 1811 d. 1889)   editor, composer
  Bassini, Carlo (b. 1812 d. 1870)   violin, musician
  Baxter, Lydia (b. 1809 d. 1874)   poet, hymnwriter
  Begnis, Giuseppe (b. 1793 d. 1849)   bass, chanteur du Theatre-Italien
  Beissel, Johann Conrad (b. 1690 d. 1768)   mystic, hymnwriter
  Bergmann, Carl (b. 1821 d. 1876)   musician, composer
  Bethune Greene, Thomas (b. 1849 d. 1908)   piano, composer
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Bird, Frederic Mayer (b. 1838)   clergyman, psychologist
  Biscaccianti, Eliza (b. 1824 d. 1896)   singer, soprano
  Bishop, Anna (b. 1810 d. 1884)   bassoon, chanteur
  Bliss, Philip Paul (b. 1838 d. 1876)   itinerant Baptist music teacher, hymn composer
  Bochsa, Nicholas Charles [Robert Nicholas Charles] (b. 1789 d. 1856 a. 1830-1831)   compositore, harp
  Bradbury, William Batchelder (b. 1816 d. 1868)   composer, organ
  Bridgman, Frederic Arthur (b. 1847 d. 1927)   painter, composer
  Brignoli, Pasqualino (b. 1824 d. 1884)   tenor
  Bristow, George Frederick (b. 1825 d. 1898)   composer, professor
  Brown, Bartholomew (b. 1772 d. 1854)   lawyer, composer
  Brown, Phoebe Hinsdale (b. 1783 d. 1861)   hymnologist, hymnwriter
  Buck, Dudley (b. 1839 d. 1909)   composer, organ
  Bull, Ole Bornemann (b. 1810)   violin, Violinvirtuos
  Candidus, William (b. 1845 d. 1910)   tenor
  Cappa, Charles Alberto (b. 1834 d. 1893)   bandmaster, trombone
  Carlberg, Gotthold (b. 1838 d. 1881)   conductor, musician
  Cary, Annie Louise (b. 1842 d. 1921)   contralto
  Catenhusen, Ernst (b. 1841)   Kapellmeister, conductor
  Chadwick, George Whitefield (b. 1854 d. 1931)   composer, teacher
  Christy, Edwin Pearce (b. 1815 d. 1862)   minstrel-troupe organizer, professor
  Christy, George N. (b. 1827 d. 1868)   comic vocalist, minstrel
  Coan, Sherwood (b. 1830 d. 1874)   singer
  Comer, Thomas (b. 1790 d. 1862 a. 1828-1842)   singer, conductor
  Converse, Charles Crozat (b. 1832 d. 1918)   composer, lawyer
  Cooke, John P. (b. 1820 d. 1865)   composer, conductor
  Cornell, John Henry (b. 1828 d. 1894)   organ, composer
  Cummings, Jeremiah W. (b. 1814 d. 1866)   clergyman, composer
  Damrosch, Leopold (b. 1832 d. 1885)   violin, conductor
  Danks, Hart Pease (b. 1834 d. 1903)   composer, lyricist
  Davies, Cecilia (b. 1756 d. 1836)   soprano, vocals
  Davies, Marianne   player, musician
  De Lancey, Warren (d. 1855)   cornet of dragoons, Loyalist
  Dempster, William Richardson (b. 1809 d. 1871)   singer, composer
  Dixon, George Washington (b. 1808 d. 1861)   minstrel show musician, comedian
  Doane, William Croswell (b. 1832 d. 1913)   hymnologist, manufacturer
  Dodge, Ossian E.   singer, author
  Dodworth, Thomas (b. 1790 d. 1876)   musician, composer
  Douglass, David (d. 1786)   singer, manager
  Duffield, George (b. 1816 d. 1888)   clergyman, hymnwriter
  Duffield, Samuel Augustus Willoughby (b. 1843 d. 1887)   writer, hymn writer
  Dwight, Frances Ellen (b. 1819)   music educator
  Eddy, Hiram Clarence (b. 1851 d. 1937)   church organist, composer
  Eichberg, Julius (b. 1824 d. 1893 a. 1856)   violin, composer
  Eisfeld, Theodor (b. 1816 d. 1882)   conductor, violin
  Emerson, Luther Orlando (b. 1820 d. 1915)   composer, writer
  Erben, Peter (b. -1771 d. 1861)   organ, teacher
  Errani, Achille (b. 1823 d. 1897)   cantante, singer
  Fairlamb, James Remington (b. 1837 d. 1908)   organ, teacher
  Feininger, Charles William Frederick (b. 1844)   violin, composer
  Flint (b. 1780 d. 1840)   clergyman, author
  Foote, Arthur William (b. 1853 d. 1937)   composer, church organist
  Formes, Karl Johann (b. 1816 d. 1889)   bass
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  Fry, Joseph Reese (b. 1812 d. 1865)   banker, composer
  Fry, William Henry (b. 1813 d. 1864)   composer, critic
  Fuller, Richard (b. 1808)   lawyer, clergyman
  Geddes, James Lorraine (b. 1827 d. 1887)   General, songwriter
  Gilbert, Walter Bond (b. 1829 d. 1910)   organ, composer
  Gilchrist, William Wallace (b. 1846 d. 1916)   church organist, composer
  Gilfert, Charles (b. 1787 d. 1829)   publisher, theater manager
  Gilmore, Patrick Sarsfield (b. 1829 d. 1892)   bandmaster, impresario
  Gleason, Frederick Grant (b. 1848 d. 1903)   composer, organ
  Gottschalk, Louis Moreau (b. 1829 d. 1869)   composer, musicisti
  Gould, Nathan (b. 1789 d. 1864 a. 1820)   composer, teacher
  Greatorex, Henry Wellington (b. 1813 d. 1858)   organ, composer
  Greenfield, Elizabeth Taylor (b. 1819 d. 1876)   cast, second alto
  Greiner, John (b. 1810 d. 1871)   political songwriter, journalist
  Gross, Albert Haller (b. 1844 d. 1918)   lawyer, composer
  Gubert, Louise (d. 1882)   singer, nun
  Hammond, Edward Payson (b. 1831)   evangelist, hymnwriter
  Hassler, Simon (b. 1832)   conductor, music director
  Hastings, Thomas (b. 1784 d. 1872)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Hauk, Minnie (b. 1851 d. 1929)   chanteur, mezzo-soprano
  Hays, Will S. [William Shakespeare] (b. 1837 d. 1907)   songwriter, songwriter
  Heath, Lyman   vocals, songwriter
  Hehl, Matthaus Gottfried (b. 1705 d. 1787)   Bishop, hymnwriter
  Hensler, Eliza (b. 1835)   singer
  Higginson, Henry Lee (b. 1834 d. 1919)   music patron, banker
  Hill, Ureli Corelli (b. 1802 d. 1875 a. 1834)   violin, conductor
  Hillhouse, Augustus Lucas (b. 1792 d. 1859)   hymnologist, hymnwriter
  Hinckley, Isabella (d. 1862 a. 1861)   singer
  Hodges, Edward (b. 1796 d. 1867 a. 1838)   church organist, composer
  Hoffman, John N. (b. 1804 d. 1857)   clergyman, hymnwriter
  Hoffman, Richard (b. 1831 d. 1909 a. 1847)   piano, composer
  Holden, Oliver (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Holyoke, Samuel (Adams) (b. 1762 d. 1820)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Hood, George (b. 1807 d. 1882)   writer on music, composer
  Hopkins, Jerome [Charles Jerome] (b. 1836 d. 1898)   composer
  Horn, Charles Edward (b. 1786 d. 1849 a. 1827)   composer, singer
  Hurlbut, William Henry (b. 1827)   journalist, hymn writer
  Hutchins, Charles L. (b. 1838 d. 1919 a. 1873)   publisher, clergyman
  Hutchinson, Asa (b. 1823 d. 1884)   singer, social reformer
  Hutchinson, Henry (a. 1860)   composer
  Hutchinson, Jesse (b. 1778 d. 1851)   farmer, singer
  Hutchinson, Jesse (b. 1813 d. 1853)   singer, composer
  Hutchinson, John Wallace (b. 1821 d. 1908)   singer, composer
  Hutchinson, Judson (b. 1817 d. 1859)   composer, singer
  Jennings, Francis (b. 1808 d. 1891)   hymnologist
  Johnson, James A. (b. 1820 d. 1883)   musician, compiler
  Jones, John (b. 1796 d. 1861)   vocals, teacher
  Kellogg, Clara (Louise) (b. 1842 d. 1916)   soprano
  Knapp, Francis (b. 1672 d. 1715)   composer, poet
  La Blanche, Bianca (a. 19th century )   soprano
  Lanier, Sidney (Clopton) (b. 1842 d. 1881)   poet, theorist
  Leavitt, Joshua (b. 1794 d. 1873)   tunebook compiler, clergyman
  Lowry, Robert (b. 1826 d. 1899)   composer, compiler of Sunday school songs
  Lucas, George W. (b. 1800)   vocal music educator, public lecturer
  Luce, Stephen Bleecker (b. 1827 d. 1917)   Rear admiral, author
  Maretzek, Max (b. 1821 d. 1897)   composer, conductor
  Mason, Lowell (b. 1792 d. 1872)   composer, anthologist
  Mercer, Jesse (b. 1769)   clergyman, journalist
  Millard, Harrison (b. 1830 d. 1895)   tenor, composer
  Mills, Sebastian Bach (b. 1838 d. 1898)   piano, teacher
  Moore, Henry Eaton (b. 1803 d. 1841)   composer, teacher
  Moore, Jacob Bailey (b. 1772 d. 1813)   surgeon, songwriter
  Morgan, George Washbourne (b. 1822 d. 1892)   church organist
  Morgan, Maud (b. 1860 d. 1941)   harp
  Mosenthal, Joseph (b. 1834 d. 1896)   violin, composer
  Muhlenberg, William Augustus (b. 1796 d. 1877)   composer, clergyman
  Myers, Sarah Ann (b. 1800 d. 1876)   author, painter
  Nettleton, Asahel (b. 1783 d. 1843)   clergyman, hymn compiler
  Neuendorff, Adolph (Heinrich Anton Magnus) (b. 1843 a. 1854)   conductor, impresario
  Nevada, Emma (b. 1859 d. 1940)   soprano
  Oliver, Henry Kemble (b. 1800 d. 1885)   organ, musician
  Osgood, Emma Aline (b. 1849 d. 1911 a. 1873-1881)   singer, vocals
  Paine, John Knowles (b. 1839 d. 1906)   composer, teacher
  Palmer, Horatio Richmond (b. 1834 d. 1907 a. 1861-1874)   composer, musician
  Parker, James Cutler Dunn (b. 1828 d. 1916)   composer, organ
  Patton, Abigail Jemima (b. 1829 d. 1892)   composer, contralto
  Paul, Howard (b. 1830 d. 1879)   actress, singer
  Pease, Alfred Humphreys (b. 1838 d. 1882)   composer, piano
  Pech, James (b. 1839)   musician, organ
  Perkins, Henry Southwick (b. 1833 d. 1914)   composer, music educator
  Perkins, Julius Edson (b. 1845 d. 1875)   bass, singer
  Perkins, William Oscar (b. 1831 d. 1902)   composer, musician
  Peters, William Cummings (b. 1805 d. 1866)   music publisher, composer
  Petersilea, Carlyle (b. 1844 d. 1903)   piano, inventor
  Phillips, Adelaide (b. 1833 d. 1882)   contralto
  Phillips, Peter (b. 1834 d. 1895)   singer, evangelist
  Quesnel, Joseph [Louis Joseph Marie] (b. 1746 d. 1809)   composer, playwright
  Randall, James Ryder (a. 1860)   composer, journalist
  Read, Daniel (b. 1757 d. 1836)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Rexford, Eben S. (b. 1848 d. 1916)   composer, journalist
  Richings, Caroline [Mary Caroline] (b. 1827 d. 1882)   soprano, piano
  Ritter, Frederic Louis (b. 1834 d. 1891)   conductor, composer
  Root, Frederick Woodman (b. 1846 d. 1916)   organ, composer
  Root, George Frederick (b. 1820 d. 1895)   composer, music educator
  Ross, Alexander Coffman (b. 1812 d. 1864)   clarinet, merchant
  Russell, Henry (b. 1812 d. 1900)   composer, piano
  Scott, Orange (b. 1800 d. 1847)   clergyman, hymnwriter
  Seguin, Ann (b. 1809 d. 1888)   singer
  Seguin, Arthur (Edward Shelden) (b. 1809 d. 1852)   bass, actor
  Seward, Theodore Frelinghuysen (b. 1835 d. 1902)   composer, musician
  Shaw, Oliver (b. 1779 d. 1848)   organ, singer
  Sherwood, William Hall (b. 1854 d. 1911)   piano, composer
  Stickney, John (b. 1744 d. 1823)   psalmodist, musician
  Stoeckel, Gustav Jacob (b. 1819 d. 1907)   organ, music educator
  Strakosch, Maurice (b. 1825 d. 1887)   musician, impresario
  Strakosch, Max (b. 1835 d. 1892)   impresario, operatic manager
  Sudds, William F. (b. 1843 d. 1920)   composer, musician
  Swan, Timothy (b. 1758 d. 1842)   composer, musician
  Sweney, John R. (b. 1837 d. 1899)   evangelistic song leader, composer of gospel hymns
  Taylor, Samuel Priestly (b. 1779 d. 1875 a. 1806)   organ, musician
  Taylor, Virgil Corydon (b. 1817 d. 1891)   organ, composer
  Thayer, Whitney Eugene (b. 1838 d. 1889)   musician, composer
  Thomas, John Rogers (b. 1830 d. 1896 a. 1849)   baritone, composer
  Thomas, Theodore (Christian Friedrich) (b. 1835 d. 1905)   conductor, musician
  Thursby, Emma (Cecilia) (b. 1845 d. 1931)   chanteur, soprano
  Timm, Henry Christian (b. 1811 d. 1892)   piano, organ
  Tourjee, Eben (b. 1834 d. 1891)   choir conductor, organ
  Tuckerman, Samuel Parkman (b. 1819 d. 1890)   organ, composer
  Turchin, John Basil (b. 1822 d. 1901)   General, engineer
  Van Vieck, Jacob (b. 1751 d. 1831)   Bishop, organ
  Van Zandt, Marie (b. 1858 d. 1918)   singer
  Walbridge, Arthur D. (a. 1863 active: 1870)   composer, choral director
  Walter, George William (b. 1851 d. 1911)   organ, composer
  Walter, William Henry (b. 1825 d. 1893)   organ, composer
  Ward, Genevieve (b. 1838 d. 1882)   actress, singer
  Warren, George William (b. 1828 d. 1902)   church organist, composer
  Warren, Nathan Boughton (b. 1805 d. 1898)   musician, composer
  Warren, Samuel Prowse (b. 1841 d. 1915)   piano, composer
  Webb, George James (b. 1803 d. 1887 a. 1835)   editor, composer
  Webb, Thomas Smith (d. 1819)   conductor, musician
  Webster, Joseph Philbrick (b. 1819 d. 1875)   composer and performer of popular music
  Wheaton, Robert (b. 1826 d. 1851)   lawyer, musician
  Whiting, George Elbridge (b. 1842 d. 1923)   organ, conductor
  Whitney, Myron William (b. 1836 d. 1910)   bass, singer
  Wilhorst, Cora   singer
  Willard, Samuel (b. 1776 d. 1859)   composer, Pastor
  Work, Henry Clay (b. 1832 d. 1884)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Wright, Laura Sheldon (b. 1808)   translator, hymn writer
  Zerrahn, Karl (b. 1826 d. 1909)   conductor, musician
  Zeuner, Carl (b. 1795 d. 1857 a. 1824)   composer, musician
  Zundel, John (b. 1815 d. 1882 a. 1840)   bandmaster, writer

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