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Mangler, Joyce Ellen
Rhode island music and musicians
Detroit: Information Service Inc., 1965
      (Series: Detroit Studies in Music Bibliography; 7)


The above item has biographical information on:

  Aadler, C.A. (a. 1846-1850)   professor of music
  Adancourt, William (a. 1879-1793)   teacher
  Ainsworth, Luther (d. 1850 a. 1807-1850)   singing master
  Alden, Marcus (a. 1818-1819)   singing master
  Allen (a. 1832)   singing master
  Allen, William (a. 1821-1827)   physician, surgeon
  Allies (a. 1794-1795)   dance master
  Amand  
  Angell, Job (a. 1818-1847)  
  Aplin, William (a. 1817-1850)   singing master
  Armand  
  Arnold (a. 1766)   merchant
  Arnold, Charles H. (a. 1841)   teacher
  Atkinson, William R. (a. 1824-1838)   singing master
  Auchmuty, Samuel (a. 1810-1812)   organ
  Babcock, Amos (a. 1822-1823)  
  Badger, Jonathan (a. 1770)   musician
  Baker, Henry (a. 1844-1852)   teacher
  Balch (a. 1808-1823)   schoolmistress
  Barber, Henry (a. 1831-1835)   book seller
  Barber, J.H. (a. 1817-1841)   publisher, book seller
  Barber, William (a. 1817-1841)   publisher, book seller
  Bardin, Charles (a. 1700-1773)   organ
  Barney, Henry E. (a. 1826-1850)   chorister
  Basset, Massa (a. 1804-1850)   tenor, bass viol
  Batcheller, Warren (a. 1818)   singing master
  Battey, Henry A. (a. 1824-1841)  
  Beckwith, A.S. (a. 1821-1836)  
  Beimer (a. 1840)   teacher
  Bellevue (a. 1801-1802)   dance master
  Bennett, Charles E.   music seller, teacher
  Berkenhead, John L. (a. 1798)   organ, piano
  Berkenhead, T. (a. 1796)   teacher
  Bernon (a. 1798)   instrument repairman, tuner
  Billings, Edward W. (a. 1836-1865)   chorister, choir master
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Bird (a. 1845-1850)   singer
  Bird, Nathaniel (a. 1763-1769)   merchant, book seller
  Bissell (a. 1847)   organ
  Blake, Judson (a. 1818-1850)  
  Bliven, Benjamin J. (a. 1836-1856)   musician
  Blodgett, William (a. 1772-1793)   organ
  Blodgett, William (a. 1796)   merchant, music seller
  Blue, David N. (a. 1850)   brass band administrator
  Blue, John H. (a. 1848-1850)   bandmaster
  Bohuszewicz, Edward Balthazar (b. 1813 d. 1848 a. 1841-1848)   teacher
  Bonaud, A. (a. 1850)   dance teacher
  Bosseaux, John (a. 1822-1824)   professor of dancing
  Boucherie (a. 1810)   instrument repairman
  Boucherie, L. (a. 1810)   musician, instrument repairman
  Bourn, Joseph (a. 1828-1894)   bass
  Bowden, John (a. 1842)   organ builder
  Bowen, Jabez (a. 1739-1815)   book seller
  Bradford, J.M. (a. 1849)   musician, composer
  Bradford, James A. (a. 1843)   music seller
  Bradford, William B. (a. 1807-1818)   teacher
  Brewer, John (a. 1800-1826)   book seller, book binder
  Brown, Cassander (a. 1832)   music seller, paper maker
  Brown, Francis Henry (b. 1818 d. 1891)   piano, composer
  Brown, N.H. (a. 1846)   dance master
  Brown, Saunders (a. 1826)   musician
  Bugbee, Samuel (a. 1778)   teacher of psalmody
  Burdick, Maria (a. 1827-1831)   organ
  Burlingame, Isaac R. (a. 1841-1850)  
  Burnton, T.H. (a. 1821-1827)   book seller, book binder
  Burroughs, Harriet (a. 1820-1824)   schoolmistress
  Burroughs, Peleg (a. 1818-1821)  
  Burton (a. 1849)   music seller
  Cady, Isaac H. (a. 1838-1847)   book seller
  Calder, Anne (a. 1820-1824)  
  Calder, John (a. 1824-1844)  
  Calhoun, Florida (a. 1809)   organ
  Callahan, William D. (d. 1845 a. 1826-1845)   book seller
  Campbell (a. 1817)   dance master
  Capron, David T. (a. 1826-1850)   musician
  Carey, Lucius (a. 1795-1806)   chorister, singing master
  Carpentier (a. 1802-1810)  
  Cartee, Cornelius Soule (a. 1806-1885)  
  Cartee, Henry S. (a. 1844-1850)   professor of music
  Carter, John (a. 1764-1793)   book seller, publisher
  Chance, John   organ
  Channon, Charles (a. 1841)   musician
  Chapin (a. 1821)   music seller
  Chapin, Loring D. (a. 1821-1830)   editor, publisher
  Charles (a. 1823)   teacher, dancer
  Clark (a. 1811)   organ
  Clarke (a. 1812-1822)   dance teacher, band director
  Clarke, Charles M. (a. 1849)   teacher of vocal culture
  Clarke, Henry Finney (a. 1790-1820)  
  Clemens (a. 1838)   leader of Providence Theatre orchestra
  Coburn, Jonathan (a. 1824-1828)   double bass
  Coburn, Marcus (b. 1802 d. 1868)   singer
  Coburn, Moses (b. 1799 d. 1897)  
  Cokely (a. 1830)   bandmaster
  Cokely, Samuel H. (a. 1832-1850)   musician
  Colman, Ebenezer (a. 1811)   singing master
  Cooke, Seth B. (a. 1838-1841)   musician
  Copetiff, Samuel (a. 1830)   musician
  Corenell, Job (a. 1775)   drum maker
  Corey (a. 1849)   music seller
  Corlis, Christopher (a. 1850)  
  Cotton (a. 1784)   teacher, dancer
  Cowley, Mary (a. 1763-1787)   dance teacher, inn-keeper
  Curle, Pierre (a. 1783-1785)   dance master
  Cushing, Henry (a. 1800-1850)  
  Cutler, Henry Stephen (b. 1825 d. 1902)   organ, composer
  Daniels, George P. (a. 1835-1847)   book seller, printer
  Darling, David (a. 1828)   instrument maker
  Davis, Eliza (a. 1817-1831)   organ
  Davis, George (a. 1824-1836)  
  Dekorponay, Gabriel (a. 1844)   teacher of dancing and languages
  Delarue, Joseph B.D.L. (a. 1805-1809)   dance master, violin teacher
  Desforges (a. 1793-1794)   dance master
  Destrees (a. 1784)   dance master
  Devero, John C. (a. 1798-1802)   dance master
  Dickey, William G. (a. 1844)   musician
  Dickinson, Charles (a. 1850)   musician
  Donmall, Charles (a. 1840)   music seller, teacher
  Dunham, Henry G. (a. 1827-1828)  
  Dunham, Salathiel (a. 1828-1830)   dance teacher
  Dunwell, James P. (a. 1836-1865)   organ
  Duport, Landrin (a. 1798)   dance master
  Dyer, Joseph (a. 1785-1797)   teacher
  Eastcott, Richard (a. 1849-1850)   singer
  Eastcott, Richard (a. 1849-1850)   composer, teacher
  Easton, Mary (a. 1827-1831)   organ
  Eddy, Alexander (a. 1841-1850)   teacher of dancing and calisthenics
  Eddy, Josiahide (a. 1792-1837)   instrument maker, repairman
  Eddy, Julia M. (a. 1820-1823)  
  Eddy, Richard Evans (a. 1800-1871)   chorister
  Eddy, Samuel (a. 1769-1839)   administrator
  Eddy, Thomas (a. 1816)   music repairman
  Elena, Giuseppe (a. 1849)   piano tuner
  Elliott, Lemuel H. (a. 1828-1850)   singer
  Esten, Harvey (a. 1844-1846)   instrument dealer, book seller
  Farnum, B. (a. 1848)   music seller
  Fay, Eliphaz (Eliphalet) (a. 1797-1854)  
  Fergus, William (a. 1847)   teacher
  Field, Daniel W. (a. 1830-1857)  
  Flagg, John F.B. (a. 1828-1841)  
  Flagg, William V.L. (a. 1846-1847)   music director
  Fontaine (a. 1810)   instrument repairman
  Foster, Adams (a. 1824-1836)  
  Francisquy, J.B. (a. 1796)   dance master
  Franklin, James (a. 1748-1762)   book seller, printer
  Frarey, Otis (a. 1825-1826)  
  French, Jacob (b. 1754 d. 1817)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Frieze, Henry Simmons (a. 1817-1889)   piano teacher, organ
  Fuller (a. 1829-1832)   dance teacher
  Gannini, L.T. (a. 1848)   dance master
  Gaszynski (a. 1850)   teacher of dancing and fencing
  Geib, John [Johann] (b. 1744 d. 1818 a. 1804)   keyboard instrument maker, publisher
  Gilbert, Elias (a. 1770-1772)   teacher
  Godwin (a. 1795)   teacher
  Goodwin, Robert (a. 1844-1850)   piano maker
  Gould, Elnathan (Nathaniel) D. (a. 1781-1864)   teacher, composer
  Gould, Stephen L. (a. 1841-1850)   piano maker
  Goulding, H. (a. 1830)   music educator
  Granella, Francis (a. 1819)   teacher
  Granger, Frederick (b. 1770 d. 1830 a. 1796-1824)   clarinet, composer
  Granger, Thomas (a. 1810-1831)   violin, viola
  Graupner, Gottlieb [Johann Christian Gottlieb] (b. 1767 d. 1836)   teacher, publisher
  Graves, Martha W. (a. 1822-1827)  
  Green, Albert C. (a. 1845-1865)   singer, organ
  Greene, Benjamin (a. 1836-1841)   musician
  Greene, James A. (a. 1841)   singing master
  Greene, Joseph C. (a. 1839-1850)   leader of American Brass Band, musician
  Greene, William (a. 1808)   instrument dealer
  Greenwood, Isaac (a. 1786-1803)   music seller, instrument maker
  Griffiths, John (a. 1788-1792)   dance master
  Groves, Thomas M. (a. 1826)   musician
  Guigon, Augustus Esprit (a. 1811-1816)   dance master
  Hale, William H. (a. 1821-1824)  
  Hall, Samuel (a. 1762-1768)   publisher
  Hamilton, William (a. 1826-1832)   musician
  Hamlin, William (a. 1803-1865)   music seller, copperplate printer
  Hammond, James (a. 1811-1865)   book seller
  Handy, Thomas (a. 1811)   musician
  Hansen, A.E. (a. 1834-1838)   organ
  Hansen, Edward Richard (a. 1822)   flute, violin
  Hart, Naphtali (a. 1767)   merchant
  Hataway, Sarah (a. 1811-1824)   teacher
  Hathaway, E. (a. 1811)   singer
  Hathaway, Ephraim A. (a. 1835-1838)   administrator
  Hazard, John (a. 1838-1844)   teacher
  Hendley, John D. (a. 1823-1850)   viol
  Henssler, Frederick (a. 1850)   piano teacher, teacher of singing
  Hesse (a. 1845)   organ
  Hewitt, James (a. 1770-1827)   teacher
  Hewitt, T. (a. 1798)   teacher
  Hiwill (d. 1788 a. 1784)   bandmaster, teacher
  Hodges, Almon D. (a. 1826-1847)  
  Hodges, Zephariah L. (a. 1826-1827)   musician
  Holbrook (a. 1836)   dance master
  Holden, Ulysses (a. 1816-1825)  
  Holmes (a. 1805)   dance master
  Holmes, Joseph T. (a. 1842)   organ, sexton
  Holroyd, John (a. 1783-1837)  
  Holroyd, William (a. 1807)   administrator
  Hood, Jacob (a. 1765)   teacher
  Hoppin, Richard (a. 1807-1832)   teacher
  Howard (a. 1839)   singing master
  Howard, Ezra Williams (a. 1818-1869)   singer
  Howard, Thomas (a. 1816-1832)   furnishing warehouse owner
  Howland, Benjamin (a. 1813-1820)   music seller
  Howland, Samuel (a. 1806-1807)   singing master
  Hunt, C.W. (a. 1849)  
  Hutchens, John (a. 1823-1833)   book seller
  Isenbeck, William (a. 1835-1838)   professor of music
  Ives (a. 1793)   organ
  Jantz, Anton (a. 1849-1850)   teacher
  Jenkins, Jeremiah Fones (a. 1784-1806)   merchant
  Johnson, John (a. 1815-1816)   ticket agent
  Johnson, L. (a. 1849-1850)   music seller
  Jones, Thomas G. (a. 1788-?1824)   book seller
  Kellany, Patrick (a. 1847)   musician
  Kendall, James E. (a. 1831-1842)   clarinet
  Kendall, Lucian B. (a. 1844-1850)  
  Kendall, Oliver (a. 1838-1841)   organ builder
  Kendall, Olvier (a. 1815-1830)   drum salesman
  Kennedy (a. 1814-1815)   dance master
  Kerr, William S. (a. 1847-1852)   music seller
  Kingsley, Walter (a. 1847-1850)  
  Knoechel, John Ernest (d. 1769 a. 1714-1769)   organ
  Laforest, Samuel (a. 1847)   organ builder
  Landers, Edward (a. 1837-1847)   singing master
  Lannay (a. 1834-1835)   dance master
  Law, Andrew (b. 1749 d. 1821)   teacher of singing, tunebook compiler
  Lawrence, John H. (a. 1819-1821)  
  Leach, Eddy (a. 1845)   leader of National Brass Band
  Leaumont, R. (a. 1794-1795)   piano teacher
  Leland (a. 1812)   dance master
  Leland, Abner M. (a. 1843-1857)   music seller, publisher
  Leland, Dexter (a. 1799-1865)  
  Leland, S.R. (a. 1843)   music seller
  Lendel, Julius (a. 1850)   teacher
  Leslie, Patrick W. (a. 1828-1830)   musician
  Liscomb, Levi (a. 1841)   piano maker
  Locke, A.J. (a. 1847)   dance master
  Loomis, R. (a. 1841)   piano and organ tuner
  Lyon, Danforth (a. 1784-1857)  
  Lyon, John J. (a. 1828-1832)   teacher
  Mack, J. (a. 1834)   organ
  Mackeige (a. 1820)   teacher
  Mackie, John (a. 1813-1894)  
  Maeder, A.A. (a. 1848)   agent for musical periodicals
  Maeder, James Gaspard (b. 1809 d. 1876 a. 1833)   piano, composer
  Manchester, Charles (a. 1813-1815)   organ
  Manchester, William C. (a. 1819-1825)   music seller
  Mann, Herman B. (a. 1812-1815)   printer, publisher
  Mansfield (a. 1806)   singing master
  Marsh, Benjamin (a. 1822-1832)   teacher
  Marsh, R. (a. 1831-1832)   music seller, merchant
  Marshall, William F. (a. 1828-1857)   professor of music
  Martin (a. 1784)   dance master
  Mason, Lowell (b. 1792 d. 1872)   composer, anthologist
  McIntyre, Joseph (a. 1822-1857)   book seller
  Mercer, E.F. (a. 1848)  
  Mercer, F.T. (a. 1850)  
  Meyer, Henry C. (a. 1824-1826)  
  Moelling, Theodore (a. 1849)   professor of music
  Montaes (a. 1824)   dance master
  Moore, Mary Easton (a. 1827-1843)   organ
  Morse, Daniel (a. 1836-1844)   singing master
  Muenscher, Charles Joseph (a. 1826-1850)   organ
  Muenscher, Henry (a. 1788-1838)   organ
  Muenscher, John (a. 1783-1828)   organ
  Muenscher, Joseph (b. 1798 d. 1874)   composer
  Muenscher, William (a. 1820-1871)   book seller, teacher
  Murdock (a. 1850)   teacher
  N'paw (a. 1810)  
  Nash, W. (a. 1822)   singing master
  Nempeau (a. 1811-1812)   organ
  Newman, John (a. 1806-1830)   superintendant, church sexton
  Pearson, Samuel (a. 1799-1736)   viol
  Peck, A.B. (a. 1850)   musician
  Peckham, S.S. (a. 1839)   dance master
  Peke (a. 1792)   teacher
  Perkins, Josiah M. (a. 1840-1848)   music seller, book seller
  Perry, Emory (b. 1799)   singer, educator
  Pomroy, Swan L.D.D. (a. 1799-1869)  
  Pope, William (a. 1768)   teacher, dancer
  Porea , John (a. 1795-1796)   organ
  Potter, Henry A. (a. 1841-1852)  
  Pratt, Chester (a. 1819-1853)   singing master
  Prentiss, Lathrop (a. 1849-1852)  
  Prescott, Thomas (a. 1833)   music seller
  Read, George (a. 1819-1830)  
  Read, James O. (a. 1850)   musician
  Read, Nelson S. (a. 1847-1850)   music seller
  Read, William (a. 1791)   singing master
  Reminigton (a. 1807-1809)   schoolmistress
  Remsen, Abraham (a. 1766)   merchant
  Reynolds, Erastus K. (a. 1845-1850)   music seller, merchant
  Richardson, Jacob (a. 1759-1797)   merchant
  Richmond, Gilbert (a. 1824-1848)  
  Rider, William B. (a. 1836)   merchant
  Robinson, Benjamin P. (a. 1816-1850)  
  Robinson, E.B. (a. 1846)   teacher
  Robinson, Martin (a. 1812-1850)   book seller
  Robinson, Noah (a. 1785)   merchant
  Root, T. (a. 1842)   singing master
  Rossiter, Charles H. (a. 1823-1824)  
  Saint-Armand (a. 1792-1793)   teacher
  Sampson, George (a. 1822-1825)  
  Saunders, George (a. 1841-1850)   musician
  Schaffer (a. 1821)   music seller
  Schaffer, Elizabeth C. (a. 1821-1832)   teacher
  Schaffer, Francis C. (a. 1813-1832)   dance master, composer
  Schaffer, Francis C. (a. 1798)   violin
  Scott, Charles (a. 1821-1831)  
  Selby, William (b. 1738 d. 1798)   composer, organ
  Sevene (a. 1796)   teacher
  Sever, William (a. 1783)   teacher of singing
  Shaw, Josiah C. (a. 1810-1834)   book seller
  Shaw, Oliver (a. 1821-1840)   organ
  Shaw, Oliver (a. 1779-1848)   singing master
  Shaw, Richard (a. 1820-1827)   singing master
  Shaw, Sarah (a. 1820-1823)  
  Sheldon, Henry C. (a. 1844-1860)   instrument dealer
  Simmons, Leonard W. (a. 1844-1850)   leader of National Brass Band, teacher
  Slocum, William H. (a. 1840-1850)  
  Smith, Charlotte (a. 1807)   schoolmistress
  Smith, E. (a. 1823-1825)   organ
  Smith, Franklin (a. 1826-1847)   organ builder
  Smith, Jenerson (a. 1825-1827)  
  Smith, Susan (a. 1807)   schoolmistress
  Smith, William D.D. (a. 1754-1821)   rector
  Smith, William H. (a. 1802-1844)   dance master
  Spears (a. 1845)   singer
  Stacy, T. (a. 1829-1846)   singing master
  Stayner, T.C. (a. 1820)   instrument maker, repairman
  Stebbins (a. 1811-1813)   singing master
  Stimson, Lovet (a. 1811)   dance master
  Stockwell, Samuel (a. 1804-1813)   music seller
  Stoneman, Abigail (a. 1773)  
  Sutton, Oliver (a. 1824-1826)   musician
  Sutton, William (a. 1824-1838)   musician
  Swan, James C. (a. 1833-1842)   organ
  Swan, Richard (a. 1832-1834)   organ
  Sweet, Manly A. (a. 1836)   musician
  Swift, Hiram (a. 1847)   teacher
  Taber (a. 1833)   music seller
  Taber, Samuel M. (a. 1830-1852)   music seller
  Taft, D. Henry (a. 1847)   professor of music
  Taylor, Galen (a. 1824)  
  Taylor, George (a. 1835-1855)   teacher, organ
  Thayer, Horace (a. 1844-1850)   music seller, musician
  Thompson (a. 1766)   merchant
  Thompson, Daniel (a. 1811-1817)   organ builder
  Thurber (a. 1833)   music seller
  Thurber, Samuel T. (a. 1832-1853)   music seller
  Thurber, Stephen (a. 1845-1857)   singer
  Tilley, Benjamin J. (a. 1848-1849)   music seller, book seller
  Tingley, Edmund W. (a. 1835-1847)   chorister
  Tingley, Samuel (a. 1817-1850)  
  Tingley, Sylvanus (a. 1819-1850)   librarian
  Tioli, John Baptist (a. 1768)   dance master, violin teacher
  Tourjee, Eben (b. 1834 d. 1891)   choir conductor, organ
  Tower (a. 1806-1832)   singing master
  Towle, Mary (a. 1810)   organ
  Town, Aaron (a. 1836-1865)  
  Townsend, William H.  
  Turner, William (a. 1797-1799)   dance master
  Van Vleck, Charles A. (a. 1827-1833)   teacher
  Vinton, Charles C. (a. 1847-1848)   teacher
  Vinton, David (d. 1833 a. 1796-1815)   goldsmith, jeweler
  Wade, Benjamin C. (a. 1818-1828)  
  Wade, Edward C. (a. 1823-1850)  
  Wardwell, James (a. 1826-1830)   organ
  Wardwell, Stephen (a. 1744-1840)   singing master
  Wardwell, Stephen S. (a. 1822-1853)   bass viol, composer
  Ware, Leander M. (a. 1832-1847)  
  Warner, J.M. (a. 1849)   musician
  Warren, Charles Jarvis (a. 1796-1883)   choir master
  Warren, Samuel Russell (b. 1809 d. 1882 a. 1826-1848)   organ builder, piano maker
  Webb, Thomas Smith (b. 1771 a. 1771-1819)   music seller, book seller
  Weeden, John S. (a. 1841-1844)   piano
  Weiss, J.R. (a. 1843-1844)   director of Newport Brass Band
  Wells, C.F. (a. 1850)   music seller, umbrella maker
  West, Benjamin (a. 1730-1813)   organ, writer on music
  West, Benjamin G. (a. 1841-1850)   leader of Providence Brigade Band, painter
  Westcott, Nathaniel W. (a. 1841-1850)   leader of Providence Brigade Band, tanner
  Wheaton (a. 1819)   teacher
  Wheaton, Henry Nelson (a. 1820-1823)  
  Whitaker, Henry C. (a. 1843-1850)   music seller, book seller
  Whitaker, William (a. 1841-1865)   administrator
  White, Jason (a. 1847-1850)   singing master, piano tuner
  Whitney, George H. (a. 1849-1873)   book seller
  Wilkinson, Varnum (a. 1818-1824)  
  Wilkinson, William (a. 1760-1852)   book seller
  Willard, E. (a. 1818-1824)   piano teacher
  Wilson, Amelia M. (a. 1844-1849)   teacher
  Wood (a. 1848)   singing master
  Woodbury (a. 1797)   teacher
  Woods (a. 1830)   leader of Providence Theatre orchestra
  Wsalcott, George W. (a. 1799-1857)  
  Yeoman (a. 1810)   teacher, chorister

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