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 1898

The national cyclopaedia of American biography being the history of the United States ...
New York: 1898, 92-1947, 34 vols. Note
       Note: Vol. 1-13. 1898, 93-1909 only


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  Abbott, Emma (b. 1850 d. 1891)   soprano
  Adams, Frederick W. (b. 1787 d. 1859)   physician, musician
  Adams, Suzanne (b. 1872 d. 1953)   soprano, vocals
  Albani, Emma Marie Louise Cecile (b. 1847 d. 1930)   interprete, soprano
  Alexander, Wellington Granville (b. 1856)   clergyman, composer
  Ansorge, Charles (b. 1817 d. 1866)   musician, educator
  Arens, Franz Xavier (b. 1856 d. 1932)   conductor, composer
  Arthur, Alfred (b. 1844 d. 1918)   tenor, author
  Bacon, Leonard Woolsey (b. 1830 d. 1907)   clergyman, composer
  Baier, Victor (b. 1861 d. 1921 a. 1885-1897)   organ
  Baker, Benjamin Franklin (b. 1811 d. 1889)   editor, composer
  Balatka, Christian F. (b. 1861)   piano, teacher
  Balatka, Hans (b. 1826 d. 1899)   conductor, composer
  Barnabee, Henry Clay (b. 1833 d. 1917)   cast, comedian
  Barnard, Marie Ellene (b. 1867)   singer
  Bartlett, Homer Newton (b. 1846 d. 1920)   organ, composer
  Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney (b. 1867 d. 1944)   piano, composer
  Beissel, Johann Conrad (b. 1690 d. 1768)   mystic, hymnwriter
  Bennett, Sanford Filmore (b. 1836 d. 1898)   hymnologist, physician
  Bergmann, Carl (b. 1821 d. 1876)   musician, composer
  Berwald, William Henry (b. 1864)   composer, conductor
  Bethune Greene, Thomas (b. 1849 d. 1908)   piano, composer
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Bird, Arthur H. (b. 1856 d. 1923)   composer, piano
  Bird, Frederic Mayer (b. 1838)   clergyman, psychologist
  Bishop, Anna (b. 1810 d. 1884)   bassoon, chanteur
  Bispham, David Scull (b. 1857 d. 1921)   baritone, vocals
  Blauvelt, Lillian Evans (b. 1874 d. 1947)   soprano
  Bliss, Philip Paul (b. 1838 d. 1876)   itinerant Baptist music teacher, hymn composer
  Bowman, Edward Morris (b. 1848 a. 1867-1868)   organ, musician
  Bradbury, William Batchelder (b. 1816 d. 1868)   composer, organ
  Brandeis, Friedrich (b. 1835 d. 1889)   piano, composer
  Bremer, Alexander Waldemar (b. 1850)   musician, music organizer
  Bridgman, Frederic Arthur (b. 1847 d. 1927)   painter, composer
  Brockway, Howard (b. 1870 d. 1951)   composer, piano
  Brown, Obadiah Bruen (b. 1829 d. 1901)   organ builder, composer
  Brown, Phoebe Hinsdale (b. 1783 d. 1861)   hymnologist, hymnwriter
  Buck, Dudley (b. 1839 d. 1909)   composer, organ
  Buckingham, John Duncan (b. 1855)   piano, organ
  Bull, Ole Bornemann (b. 1810)   violin, Violinvirtuos
  Bullard, Frederick Field (b. 1864 d. 1904)   composer, teacher
  Burton, Frederick Russell (b. 1861 d. 1909)   conductor, critic
  Busch, Carl Reinholdt (b. 1862 d. 1943)   composer, conductor
  Camp, John Spencer (b. 1858 d. 1946)   organ, choral director
  Campbell, Francis Joseph (b. 1832 d. 1914)   piano, organ
  Cappa, Charles Alberto (b. 1834 d. 1893)   bandmaster, trombone
  Carl, Ludwig Leland (b. 1876)   piano, composer
  Carl, William Crane (b. 1865 d. 1936)   organ, composer
  Cary, Annie Louise (b. 1842 d. 1921)   contralto
  Chadwick, George Whitefield (b. 1854 d. 1931)   composer, teacher
  Cheney, Simon Pease (b. 1818 d. 1890)   singer, teacher of singing
  Christy, George N. (b. 1827 d. 1868)   comic vocalist, minstrel
  Coerne, Louis Adolphe (b. 1870 d. 1922)   conductor, music educator
  Converse, Charles Crozat (b. 1832 d. 1918)   composer, lawyer
  Cooper, George (b. 1840)   composer, author
  Crane, Sibylia Adelaide Bailey (b. 1851 d. 1900)   composer, educator
  Crosby, Frances Jane (b. 1820 d. 1915)   poet, hymnwriter
  Damrosch, Frank (Heino) (b. 1859 d. 1937)   conductor, music director
  Damrosch, Leopold (b. 1832 d. 1885)   violin, conductor
  Damrosch, Walter (Johannes) (b. 1862 d. 1950)   composer, conductor
  Danks, Hart Pease (b. 1834 d. 1903)   composer, lyricist
  Darling, John Augustus (b. 1835)   artillery major, composer
  Davis, Jessie Bartlett (b. 1860 d. 1905)   cast, singer
  De Koven, Reginald [Henry Louis Reginald] (b. 1859 d. 1920)   composer, conductor
  De Stefani, Rafael Esteva (a. 1889)   singer, educator
  Dick, Wallace Peter (b. 1857)   educator, composer
  Doane, William Croswell (b. 1832 d. 1913)   hymnologist, manufacturer
  Dodge, Ossian E.   singer, author
  Dow, Maud M. (b. 1865)   musician, educator
  Duffield, George (b. 1816 d. 1888)   clergyman, hymnwriter
  Duffield, Samuel Augustus Willoughby (b. 1843 d. 1887)   writer, hymn writer
  Dumouchel, Leandre Arthur (b. 1841 d. 1919)   organ, teacher
  Duryea, Joseph Tuthill (b. 1832 d. 1898)   clergyman, musician
  Eames, Emma H.   teacher, mother of Emma Eames (1865-1952)
  Eberhard, Ernst (b. 1839)   organ, baritone
  Eddy, Hiram Clarence (b. 1851 d. 1937)   church organist, composer
  Edwards, Julian (b. 1855 d. 1910)   composer, conductor
  Eichberg, Julius (b. 1824 d. 1893 a. 1856)   violin, composer
  Emerson, Luther Orlando (b. 1820 d. 1915)   composer, writer
  Faelten, Carl (b. 1846 d. 1925)   piano, composer
  Fairlamb, James Remington (b. 1837 d. 1908)   organ, teacher
  Feininger, Charles William Frederick (b. 1844)   violin, composer
  Flattery, Michael Patrick (b. 1860)   church organist
  Flint (b. 1780 d. 1840)   clergyman, author
  Foerster, Adolph Martin (b. 1854 d. 1927)   organ, composer
  Foote, Arthur William (b. 1853 d. 1937)   composer, church organist
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  Fry, William Henry (b. 1813 d. 1864)   composer, critic
  Gilbraith, Victor (b. 1823 d. 1843)   tailor, army bugler
  Gilchrist, William Wallace (b. 1846 d. 1916)   church organist, composer
  Gilder, J. Francis (a. 1894)   composer, piano
  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
  Goodrich, Wallace [John Wallace] (b. 1871)   conductor, music educator
  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
  Hammond, Edward Payson (b. 1831)   evangelist, hymnwriter
  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
  Hehl, Matthaus Gottfried (b. 1705 d. 1787)   Bishop, hymnwriter
  Heinrich, Anthony Philip (b. 1781 d. 1861 a. 1823-1825)   composer, Musiker
  Henneman, Alexander (b. 1868)   vocal teacher, composer
  Herbert, Victor (b. 1859 d. 1924)  
  Hewitt, John Hill (b. 1801 d. 1890)   composer, poet
  Hillhouse, Augustus Lucas (b. 1792 d. 1859)   hymnologist, hymnwriter
  Hinckley, Isabella (d. 1862 a. 1861)   singer
  Hinsdale, Grace Webster (b. 1833 d. 1902)   poet, hymn writer
  Holden, Oliver (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Holmes, George Ellsworth (b. 1862 d. 1898)   singer
  Holyoke, Samuel (Adams) (b. 1762 d. 1820)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Hood, Helen (b. 1863 d. 1949)   composer
  Hopkins, Jerome [Charles Jerome] (b. 1836 d. 1898)   composer
  Horn, Charles Edward (b. 1786 d. 1849 a. 1827)   composer, singer
  Huntington, Agnes B.   operatic singer, Sanger
  Huss, Henry Holden (b. 1862 d. 1953)   piano, composer
  Hutchins, Charles L. (b. 1838 d. 1919 a. 1873)   publisher, clergyman
  Hutchinson, Adoniram Judson Joseph (b. 1817 d. 1859)   singer, composer
  Hutchinson, Jesse (b. 1813 d. 1853)   singer, composer
  Hutchinson, John Wallace (b. 1821 d. 1908)   singer, composer
  Johns, Clayton (b. 1857 d. 1932)   composer, musician
  Jones, John (b. 1796 d. 1861)   vocals, teacher
  Jones, Matilda Sissiretta (b. 1869 d. 1933)   soprano
  Joy, Effie May Beresford (a. 1896)   vocals
  Juch, Emma (Antonia Joanna) (b. 1863)   soprano
  Kaltenborn, Franz (a. 1892)   violin
  Kelley, Edgar Stillman (b. 1857 d. 1944)   organ, composer
  Kellogg, Clara (Louise) (b. 1842 d. 1916)   soprano
  Kirk, Nettie Madora (b. 1854 d. 1880)   church worker, singer
  Korn, Clara Anna (b. 1866 d. 1940)   educator, composer
  Kroeger, Ernest Richard (b. 1862 d. 1934)   piano, organ
  Lambert, Alexander (b. 1862 d. 1929)   piano, composer
  Lang, Benjamin (Johnson) (b. 1837 d. 1909)   piano, conductor
  Lang, Margaret Ruthven (b. 1867 d. 1972)   composer
  Lanier, Sidney (Clopton) (b. 1842 d. 1881)   poet, theorist
  Leavitt, Joshua (b. 1794 d. 1873)   tunebook compiler, clergyman
  Levett, David Maurice (b. 1844 d. 1914)   composer, musician
  Litta, Marie (b. 1856 d. 1883)   singer
  Lohmann, Alwina Valleria (b. 1848 d. 1925)   opera singer, actress
  Loud, Annie Frances (b. 1856)   church organist, composer
  Luce, Stephen Bleecker (b. 1827 d. 1917)   Rear admiral, author
  Lyman, Frederick A. (a. 1891)   teacher, musician
  Lynes, Frank (b. 1858 d. 1913)   organ, composer
  Macdowell, Edward Alexander (b. 1861 d. 1908)   piano, composer
  Malone, Walter (b. 1866 d. 1915)   poet, songwriter
  Maretzek, Max (b. 1821 d. 1897)   composer, conductor
  Marston, George W. (b. 1840 d. 1901)   organ, composer
  Mason, David J.J. (b. 1854)   musician, composer
  Mason, Lowell (b. 1792 d. 1872)   composer, anthologist
  Mason, William (b. 1829 d. 1908)   piano, composer
  Mercer, Jesse (b. 1769)   clergyman, journalist
  Millard, Harrison (b. 1830 d. 1895)   tenor, composer
  Mollenhauer, Henry (b. 1825 d. 1889)   cello
  Mollenhauer, Louis (b. 1863)   violin, educator
  Moore, Homer (b. 1863 a. 1888-1917)   singer, educator
  Morgan, Maud (b. 1860 d. 1941)   harp
  Morse, Charles Henry (b. 1853 d. 1927)   organ, choir master
  Muhlenberg, William Augustus (b. 1796 d. 1877)   composer, clergyman
  Muller, Carl Christian (b. 1831 d. 1914)   musician, composer
  Nau, Maria Dolores Benedicta Josefina (b. 1818 d. 1891)   soprano
  Nevada, Emma (b. 1859 d. 1940)   soprano
  Nevin, Ethelbert (Woodbridge) (b. 1862 d. 1901)   composer
  Nevin, George Balch (b. 1859 d. 1933)   composer, baritone
  Newsom, Randolph (a. 1833)   militia musician
  Nordica, Lillian (b. 1857 d. 1914)   chanteuse, soprano
  Oates, Alice (b. 1850 d. 1887 a. 1870)   costumes, manager
  Oliver, Henry Kemble (b. 1800 d. 1885)   organ, musician
  Osgood, George Laurie (b. 1844 d. 1922)   teacher of singing, tenor
  Paine, John Knowles (b. 1839 d. 1906)   composer, teacher
  Palmer, Horatio Richmond (b. 1834 d. 1907 a. 1861-1874)   composer, musician
  Parker, Horatio (William) (b. 1863 d. 1919)   composer, music educator
  Parker, James Cutler Dunn (b. 1828 d. 1916)   composer, organ
  Parsons, Albert Ross (b. 1847 d. 1933)   writer, musician
  Patti, Adelina (Juana Maria) (b. 1843 d. 1919)   cantante de opera, interprete
  Patton, Abigail Jemima (b. 1829 d. 1892)   composer, contralto
  Perabo, Johann Ernst (b. 1845 d. 1920)   musician, composer
  Perkins, William Oscar (b. 1831 d. 1902)   composer, musician
  Peters, Julius (b. 1857)   dentist, manufacturer
  Phillips, Adelaide (b. 1833 d. 1882)   contralto
  Phillips, Peter (b. 1834 d. 1895)   singer, evangelist
  Powell, Maud (b. 1867)   violin, Violine
  Pratt, Silas Gamaliel (b. 1846 d. 1916)   musician, composer
  Protheroe, Daniel (b. 1866 d. 1934)   conductor, composer
  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
  Rive-King, Julie (d. 1937)   piano
  Robyn, Alfred George (b. 1860 d. 1935)   composer, piano
  Root, Frederick Woodman (b. 1846 d. 1916)   organ, composer
  Root, George Frederick (b. 1820 d. 1895)   composer, music educator
  Runcie, Constant Faunt Le Roy (b. 1836 d. 1911)   piano, composer
  Russell, Henry (b. 1812 d. 1900)   composer, piano
  Russell, Lillian (b. 1861 d. 1922)   actress, cast
  Ryan, Thomas (b. 1827 d. 1903 a. 1834)   viola, clarinet
  Schoenfeld, Henry (b. 1857)   musician, composer
  Scott, Orange (b. 1800 d. 1847)   clergyman, hymnwriter
  Seidl, Anton (b. 1850 d. 1898)   conductor, Kapellmeister
  Seward, Theodore Frelinghuysen (b. 1835 d. 1902)   composer, musician
  Sherwood, William Hall (b. 1854 d. 1911)   piano, composer
  Singer, Otto (b. 1833 d. 1894)   piano, composer
  Smith, Dexter (b. 1839 d. 1909)   editor, songwriter
  Smith, Wilson George (b. 1855 d. 1929)   composer, piano
  Sousa, John Philip (b. 1854 d. 1932)   additional Music, cast
  Spencer, Fannie M.   organ, musician
  Squire, Mary Louise Clary (b. 1867)   singer
  Stevens, Neally (b. 1868 a. 1897)   concert pianist
  Stucken, Frank (Valentine) (b. 1858 d. 1929)   conductor, composer
  Sutro, Florence Edith (b. 1865 d. 1906)   piano, songwriter
  Sutro, Otto (a. 1882)   conductor, merchant
  Sweney, John R. (b. 1837 d. 1899)   evangelistic song leader, composer of gospel hymns
  Tessier, Eugenie (b. 1871)   musician, singer
  Thiers, Albert Gerard (b. 1860)   singer, educator
  Thomas, John Rogers (b. 1830 d. 1896 a. 1849)   baritone, composer
  Thomas, Theodore (Christian Friedrich) (b. 1835 d. 1905)   conductor, musician
  Tourjee, Eben (b. 1834 d. 1891)   choir conductor, organ
  Tracy, George Lowell (b. 1855 a. 1895)   composer, harmonica
  Trowbridge, John Eliot (b. 1845 d. 1912)   organ, composer
  Tuckerman, Samuel Parkman (b. 1819 d. 1890)   organ, composer
  Turchin, John Basil (b. 1822 d. 1901)   General, engineer
  Van Cleve, John Smith (b. 1851 d. 1917)   piano, composer
  Venth, Carl (b. 1860 d. 1938)   violin, composer
  Vickers, George Morley (b. 1941)   journalist, poet
  Vogrich, Max [Wilhelm Carl] (d. 1916)   composer, piano
  Wallace, Vincent [William Vincent] (b. 1812 d. 1865)   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
  Webster, Joseph Philbrick (b. 1819 d. 1875)   composer and performer of popular music
  Wels, Karl (b. 1825 d. 1906)   piano, organ
  Whiting, George Elbridge (b. 1842 d. 1923)   organ, conductor
  Whitney, Eugene (b. 1838 d. 1899)   composer, author
  Whitney, Myron William (b. 1836 d. 1910)   bass, singer
  Whitney, Samuel Benton (b. 1842 d. 1914)   organ, composer
  Wilson, Grenville Dean (b. 1833 d. 1897)   conductor, composer
  Winner, Septimus (b. 1827 d. 1902 a. 1870)   composer, lyricist
  Wollenhaupt, Hermann Adolf (b. 1827 d. 1865)   piano, composer
  Woodhead, Mary Skelton (b. 1867)   singer
  Woolf, Benjamin Edward (b. 1836 d. 1901 a. 1840)   composer, critic
  Work, Henry Clay (b. 1832 d. 1884)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Yaw, Ellen Beach (b. 1869 d. 1947)   soprano
  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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