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 1889

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
A hundred years of music in America
An account of musical effort in America
Chicago: 1889, 715 p.


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  Abbott, Emma (b. 1850 d. 1891)   soprano
  Abbott, Frank Danford (b. 1853)   writer
  Adamovski, Timofyev (b. 1858 d. 1943)   violin, composer
  Adams, Charles R. (b. 1834 d. 1900)   tenor
  Adams, F. Norman (b. 1858 a. 1887)   organ, teacher
  Agramonte, Emilio (b. 1844 d. 1918)   composer, teacher of singing
  Albani, Emma Marie Louise Cecile (b. 1847 d. 1930)   interprete, soprano
  Allemand, Pauline (b. 1858 a. 1904)   singer
  Allen, Heman (b. 1836)   violin, piano
  Allen, Nathan Hale (b. 1848 d. 1925)   banjo, church organist
  Andres, Henry George (b. 1838 a. 1860)   composer, piano
  Apthorp, William Foster (b. 1848 d. 1913)   critic, writer on music
  Arrillaga, Santiago (b. 1847 d. 1915)   composer, piano
  Arthur, Alfred (b. 1844 d. 1918)   tenor, author
  Balatka, Hans (b. 1826 d. 1899)   conductor, composer
  Barnabee, Henry Clay (b. 1833 d. 1917)   cast, comedian
  Bartlett, Maro Loomis (b. 1847 d. 1919)   conductor, singer
  Beck, Johann Heinrich (b. 1856 d. 1924)   composer, conductor
  Bendix, Otto Julius Emanuel (b. 1845)   oboe, piano
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Blackmar, A.E. [Armand Edward] (b. 1826 d. 1888)   publisher, songwriter
  Blake, Charles Dupee (b. 1847 d. 1903)   composer, drums
  Bliss, Philip Paul (b. 1838 d. 1876)   itinerant Baptist music teacher, hymn composer
  Blumenschein, William Leonard (b. 1849 d. 1916)   conductor, organ
  Bonner, Robert (b. 1854)   organ, teacher
  Bowman, Edward Morris (b. 1848 d. 1913)   composer
  Bradbury, William Batchelder (b. 1816 d. 1868)   composer, organ
  Brainard, Charles S. (b. 1841)   editor
  Brand, Michael (b. 1849)   conductor, cello
  Brandeis, Friedrich (b. 1835 d. 1889)   piano, composer
  Brinkerhoff, Clara M. (b. 1830 a. 1856)   soprano, singer
  Brittan, Charles H. (a. 1889)   writer, singer
  Buck, Dudley (b. 1839 d. 1909)   composer, organ
  Buckingham, John Duncan (b. 1855)   piano, organ
  Bull, Ole Bornemann (b. 1810)   violin, Violinvirtuos
  Butterfield, James Austin (b. 1837 d. 1891)   composer, musician
  Cady, Calvin Brainard (b. 1851 d. 1928)   musician, educator
  Campbell, Francis Joseph (b. 1832 d. 1914)   piano, organ
  Carreno, Teresa [Maria Teresa] (b. 1853 d. 1917)   piano, composer
  Cary, Annie Louise (b. 1842 d. 1921)   contralto
  Chadwick, George Whitefield (b. 1854 d. 1931)   composer, teacher
  Chatterton, Josephine (a. 1857-1895)   harp, teacher
  Chickering, Jonas (b. 1798 d. 1853)   piano maker
  Clarke, Hugh Archibald (b. 1839 d. 1927)   conductor, music educator
  Clarke, William Horatio (b. 1840 d. 1913)   concert organizer, teacher
  Conn, Charles Gerard (b. 1844 d. 1931)   instrument maker, developer of a special type of m
  Converse, Charles Crozat (b. 1832 d. 1918)   composer, lawyer
  Cutler, Henry Stephen (b. 1825 d. 1902)   organ, composer
  Damrosch, Leopold (b. 1832 d. 1885)   violin, conductor
  Dana, William Henry (b. 1846 d. 1916)   music director, composer
  Danks, Hart Pease (b. 1834 d. 1903)   composer, lyricist
  Davis, Jessie Bartlett (b. 1860 d. 1905)   cast, singer
  De Koven, Reginald [Henry Louis Reginald] (b. 1859 d. 1920)   composer, conductor
  Deems, James Harry (b. 1848)   violin, organ
  Deems, James Monroe (b. 1818 d. 1901)   cello, teacher
  Dennee, Charles Frederick (b. 1863 d. 1946 a. 1898)   teacher, composer
  Ditson, Oliver (b. 1811 d. 1888)   music publisher
  Donley, William Henry (b. 1863)   organ, conductor
  Dorner, Armin W. (b. 1852)   piano, teacher
  Dunham, Henry Morton (b. 1853 d. 1929)   organ, teacher
  Dwight, John Sullivan (b. 1813 d. 1893)   writer on music
  Eames, Emma (Hayden) (b. 1865)   cantante de opera, chanteuse
  Eberhard, Ernst (b. 1839)   organ, baritone
  Eddy, Clarence Hiram (b. 1851 d. 1937)   organ, composer
  Eddy, Sara (b. 1852 a. 1879)   patron, singer
  Ehrgott, Louis (b. 1858)   choral director, musician
  Eichberg, Julius (b. 1824 d. 1893 a. 1856)   violin, composer
  Elson, Louis Charles (b. 1848 d. 1920)   writer on music
  Emerich, Albert G. (b. 1817)   organ, writer
  Emerson, Luther Orlando (b. 1820 d. 1915)   composer, writer
  Emery, Stephen Albert (b. 1841 d. 1891)   composer, writer
  Epstein, Abraham Isaac (b. 1858 d. 1929)   piano, organ
  Epstein, Marcus Isaac (b. 1855 d. 1929)   piano, composer
  Faelten, Carl (b. 1846 d. 1925)   piano, composer
  Falk, Louis (b. 1848 d. 1925)   organ, composer
  Farnum, H.O. (b. 1857)   organ, musician
  Fay, Amy (b. 1844 d. 1928)   piano, writer on music
  Fillmore, John Comfort (b. 1843 d. 1898)   musicologist, piano
  Finck, Henry Theophilus (b. 1854 d. 1926)   critic
  Flagler, Isaac van Vleck (b. 1844 d. 1909)   church organist, composer
  Foerster, Adolph Martin (b. 1854 d. 1927)   organ, composer
  Foley, Bushrod Walton (b. 1845)   conductor, singer
  Foote, Arthur William (b. 1853 d. 1937)   composer
  Ford, M. Estelle (b. 1858)   singer
  Formes, Karl Johann (b. 1816 d. 1889)   bass
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  Fox, Orvin L. (b. 1844)   editor
  Fox, Orvin L. (b. 1847 d. 1920)   soprano, teacher
  Fry, William Henry (b. 1813 d. 1864)   composer, critic
  Garwood, Victor (b. 1862)   piano, church organist
  Gemunder, George (b. 1816 d. 1899)   violin maker
  Gilsinn, Michael Angelo (b. 1842)   organ, composer
  Gleason, Frederick Grant (b. 1848 d. 1903)   composer, organ
  Glenn, Hope (d. 1927)   contralto
  Gorno, Albino (b. 1859 d. 1945)   piano, composer
  Gottschalk, L. Gaston (b. 1847)   singer, educator
  Gottschalk, Louis Moreau (b. 1829 d. 1869)   composer, musicisti
  Greene, Herbert Wilber (b. 1851)   composer, music director
  Hahn, Jacob H. (b. 1847 d. 1902)   organ, teacher
  Hall, F. Jeannette (a. 1888)   organ, organ
  Hastreiter, Helene (b. 1858 d. 1922)   contralto, interprete
  Hattstaedt, John James (b. 1851 d. 1931)   writer, piano
  Hauk, Minnie (b. 1851 d. 1929)   chanteur, mezzo-soprano
  Haynes, John C. (b. 1829 d. 1907)   publisher, guitar maker
  Hays, Will S. [William Shakespeare] (b. 1837 d. 1907)   songwriter, songwriter
  Healy, Patrick Joseph (b. 1840 d. 1905 a. 1862)   harp maker, music seller
  Heath, Wilbur F. (b. 1843 d. 1915)   bandmaster, writer
  Hendershot, J.C. (b. 1847)   violin maker
  Heritage, Richard Abraham (b. 1853 d. 1929)   singer, conductor
  Hess, Frederick (b. 1863 a. 1866)   cello
  Heydler, Charles (b. 1861)   cello, educator
  Hiltz-Gleason, Grace (b. 1854)   singer
  Howe, James Hamilton (b. 1856)   composer, organ
  Hyllested, August (b. 1858 d. 1946)   piano, composer
  Jacobsohn, Simon (b. 1839 d. 1902)   violin, violin teacher
  Jeffers, John Henry (b. 1860 d. 1939)   composer, teacher
  Johnson, William A. (a. 1845)   bricklayer, organ builder
  Joseffy, Rafael (b. 1852 d. 1915)   piano, Musiker
  Juch, Emma (Antonia Joanna) (b. 1863)   soprano
  Jung, J.B. (b. 1848 a. 1870)   clergyman, choral director
  Karl, Tom (b. 1846 d. 1916)   tenor, singer
  Kelley, Edgar Stillman (b. 1857 d. 1944)   organ, composer
  Kellogg, Clara (Louise) (b. 1842 d. 1916)   soprano
  Kelso, Hugh Alexander (b. 1862)   piano, composer
  Key, Francis Scott (b. 1780 d. 1843)   author of the Star-Spangled Banner, lyricist
  Knowles, J.H. (a. 1854)   piano, singer
  Koelling, Adolph (b. 1840 a. 1872)   piano, composer
  Krehbiel, Henry (Edward) (b. 1854 d. 1923)   critic, writer on music
  Lachmund, Carl Valentine (b. 1857 d. 1928)   piano, composer
  Lambert, Alexander (b. 1862 d. 1929)   piano, composer
  Landon, Charles W. (b. 1856 d. 1918)   writer, teacher
  Lang, Benjamin (Johnson) (b. 1837 d. 1909)   piano, conductor
  Lauder, William Waugh (b. 1858 d. 1911)   piano, lecturer
  Leckner, Max (b. 1842)   piano teacher, musician
  Lewis, William (b. 1837 d. 1902)   violin, violin dealer
  Liebling, Emil (b. 1851 d. 1914)   piano, composer
  Litta, Marie (b. 1856 d. 1883)   singer
  Lussan, Zelie (b. 1863)   mezzo-soprano, soprano
  Maas, Louis Philipp Otto (b. 1852 d. 1889)   piano, composer
  Macdowell, Edward (Alexander) (b. 1860 d. 1908)   composer, piano
  Magrath, George (b. 1857 d. 1938)   Klavier, piano
  Mahr, Emil (b. 1851 d. 1914)   violin, teacher
  Main, Hubert Platt (b. 1839 d. 1925)   composer, hymn writer
  Maretzek, Max (b. 1821 d. 1897)   composer, conductor
  Martin, Thomas (b. 1861)   director, piano
  Mason, Lowell (b. 1792 d. 1872)   composer, anthologist
  Mason, William (b. 1829 d. 1908)   piano, teacher
  Mathews, William Smythe Babcock (b. 1837 d. 1912)   writer, composer
  Mattoon, Edmund F. (b. 1840 d. 1908)   composer, musician
  Mayer, Fredrick C. (b. 1824 a. 1854)   choral director
  McAllister, D.C. (b. 1853)   teacher, composer
  Merz, Karl (b. 1836 d. 1890)   composer, musician
  Mills, Sebastian Bach (b. 1838 d. 1898)   piano, teacher
  Morgan, George Washbourne (b. 1822 d. 1892)   church organist
  Morse, Charles Henry (b. 1853 d. 1927)   organ, choir master
  Mueller, Franz (a. 1889)   piano, writer
  Munger, Clara E. (b. 1850)   musician, educator
  Murray, James Ramsey (b. 1842 d. 1905)   editor, teacher
  Musin, Ovide (b. 1854 d. 1929)   violin
  Neff, Peter Rudolph (a. 1885)   teacher
  Nevada, Emma (b. 1859 d. 1940)   interprete, soprano
  Nichols, George Ward (a. 1878)   teacher
  Nordica, Lillian (b. 1857 d. 1914)   chanteuse, soprano
  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
  Parsons, Albert Ross (b. 1847 d. 1933)   writer, musician
  Parvin, Zimri M. (b. 1843)   composer, piano
  Patti, Adelina (Juana Maria) (b. 1843 d. 1919)   cantante de opera, interprete
  Peck, Ferdinand W. (a. 1884)   patron
  Penfield, Smith Newell (b. 1837 d. 1920)   piano, organ
  Perabo, Ernest [Johann Ernest] (b. 1845 d. 1920)   piano, teacher
  Perkins, Charles Callahan (b. 1823 d. 1886)   painter, musician
  Perkins, Henry Southwick (b. 1833 d. 1914)   composer, music educator
  Petersilea, Carlyle (b. 1844 d. 1903)   piano, inventor
  Petzet, Walter (Friedrich Leopold) (b. 1866 d. 1941)   composer, musician
  Phelps, L.A. (b. 1854)   singer, educator
  Phillips, Adelaide (b. 1833 d. 1882)   contralto
  Poole, Henry Ward (b. 1826 d. 1890)   organ builder, mining engineer
  Porter, Frank Addison (b. 1859)   composer
  Pratt, Silas Gamaliel (b. 1846 d. 1916)   composer, author
  Presser, Theodore (b. 1848 d. 1925)   publisher, music patron
  Prochazka, J.O. (b. 1854)   writer, editor
  Quigg, J. Travis (d. 1893 a. 1876)   writer, editor
  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
  Ronconi, Giovanni B. (b. 1841)   flute, opera singer
  Roney, Henry Buell (a. 1888)   choir master, organ
  Roosevelt, Hilborne Lewis (b. 1849 d. 1886)   organ builder
  Root, Frederick Woodman (b. 1846 d. 1916)   organ, composer
  Rosenbecker, Adolf (b. 1851 d. 1919)   manager, violin
  Rosewald, Julie (b. 1850 d. 1932)   singer
  Rotoli, Augusto (b. 1847 d. 1904)   composer, musician
  Rowe, George Henry (b. 1842)   violin
  Ruff, Albert Edward (b. 1854)   teacher
  Runcie, Constant Faunt Le Roy (b. 1836 d. 1911)   piano, composer
  Russell, Ella (b. 1864 d. 1935)   soprano, prima donna
  Russell, Lillian (b. 1861 d. 1922)   actress, cast
  Ryan, Alice (a. 1889)   singer
  Ryan, Thomas (b. 1827 d. 1903 a. 1834)   viola, clarinet
  Ryder, Thomas Philander (b. 1836 d. 1887)   organ, composer
  Sanderson, Sibyl (b. 1865 d. 1903)   soprano
  Sawyer, Charles Carroll (b. 1833)   composer of Civil War songs, lyricist
  Sbrignadello, Anton (b. 1855 a. 1888)   violin, professor of music
  Schneider, George (b. 1844 a. 1866)   piano, educator
  Schreiner, Hermann L. (b. 1832 a. 1862)   composer of Civil War songs
  Seeboeck, Wilhelm Karl Ernst (b. 1859 d. 1907)   piano, composer
  Seifert, M.J. (b. 1864)   composer, teacher
  Seward, Theodore Frelinghuysen (b. 1835 d. 1902)   composer, musician
  Sherwin, William Fisk (b. 1826 d. 1888)   composer, music educator
  Sherwood, William Hall (b. 1854 d. 1911)   piano, composer
  Showalter, A.J. [Anthony Johnson] (b. 1858 d. 1924)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Singenberger, Johann (b. 1848 d. 1924)   organ, publisher
  Singer, Otto (b. 1833 d. 1894)   piano, composer
  Smith, Dexter (b. 1839 d. 1909)   editor, songwriter
  Smith, Harry Bache (b. 1860 d. 1936)   librettist, lyricist
  Smith, Wilson G. (b. 1855)   organ, piano
  Springer, Reuben R. (a. 1878)   patron
  Sterling, Antoinette (b. 1850 d. 1904)   contralto
  Sternberg, Constantin Ivanovich (b. 1852 d. 1924)   composer, piano
  Stevens, Neally (b. 1868 a. 1897)   concert pianist
  Stewart, N. Coe (b. 1837 d. 1921)   conductor, music educator
  Stucken, Frank (Valentine) (b. 1858 d. 1929)   conductor, composer
  Sudds, William F. (b. 1843 d. 1920)   composer, musician
  Thomas, Theodore (Christian Friedrich) (b. 1835 d. 1905)   conductor, musician
  Thoms, William M. (b. 1850 d. 1913)   editor, critic
  Thursby, Emma (Cecilia) (b. 1845 d. 1931)   chanteur, soprano
  Tinney, Charles Ernest (b. 1851 d. 1925)   bass vocals, singer
  Tomlins, William Lawrence (b. 1844 d. 1930)   conductor, composer
  Torrington, Frederick Herbert (b. 1837 d. 1917)   organ, piano
  Tourjee, Eben (b. 1834 d. 1891)   choir conductor, organ
  Tracy, James Madison (b. 1839 d. 1928)   piano, organ
  Trowbridge, John Eliot (b. 1845 d. 1912)   organ, composer
  Turner, Alfred Dudley (b. 1853 d. 1888)   piano, composer
  Underner, John (b. 1839)   piano, musician
  Upton, George Putnam (b. 1834 d. 1919)   journalist, writer on music
  Van Cleve, John Smith (b. 1851 d. 1917)   piano, composer
  Van Zandt, Marie (b. 1858 d. 1919)   sangerinde, soprano
  Varesi, Elena Boccabadati (b. 1854 d. 1920)   Sanger, soprano
  Warren, Alfred E. (b. 1834)   composer, piano
  Warren, Samuel Prowse (b. 1841 d. 1915)   piano, composer
  Watson, Henry Cod (b. 1818 d. 1875)   critic, editor
  Wels, Karl (b. 1825 d. 1906)   piano, organ
  Wheeler, Lyman Warren (b. 1835 d. 1900)   tenor, singer
  Whiting, George Elbridge (b. 1842 d. 1923)   organ, conductor
  Whitney, Myron William (b. 1836 d. 1910)   bass, singer
  Whitney, Samuel Benton (b. 1842 d. 1914)   organ, composer
  Wilcox, John Henry (b. 1827 d. 1875)   organ
  Wild, Harrison Mayor (b. 1861 d. 1929)   organ, conductor
  Wilkins, Herve D. (b. 1848 d. 1913)   concert organizer, organ
  Wolfsohn, Carl (b. 1834 d. 1907)   piano, teacher
  Work, Henry Clay (b. 1832 d. 1884)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Zeckwer, Richard (b. 1850 d. 1922)   piano, inventor
  Zeisler, Fannie (b. 1863 d. 1927)   Klavier, pianiste
  Zerrahn, Karl (b. 1826 d. 1909)   conductor, musician
  Ziegfeld, Florenz (b. 1841 d. 1923)   music director, musician

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