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 1970

Biographical sketches

p. 293 In:
Hixon, D.L.
Music in early America
A bibliography of music in Evans
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1970, 607 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Abrams, Harriet (b. 1758 d. 1822 a. 1784-1785)   soprano, composer
  Abrams, Theodosia (b. 1766 d. 1834)   mezzo-soprano
  Adgate, Andrew (b. 1762 d. 1793)   organ, choir conductor
  Aitken, John (b. 1745 d. 1831)   metalsmith, music engraver
  Arne, Michael (b. 1740 d. 1786)   composer
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Arnold, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1802)   composer, organ
  Attwell, Thomas H. (a. 1794)   composer
  Attwood, Thomas (b. 1765 d. 1838)   composer, organ
  Babcock, Samuel (a. 1795)   psalmodist
  Bach, Johann Christian (b. 1735 d. 1782)   composer, Musiker
  Barnard, John (b. 1681 d. 1770)   clergyman
  Barthelemon, Francois Hippolyte (b. 1741 d. 1808)   violin, composer
  Bayley, Daniel (b. 1725 d. 1792)   tunebook compiler, publisher
  Beissel, Johann Conrad (b. 1690 d. 1768)   composer
  Belcher, Supply (b. 1752 d. 1836)   composer
  Benham, Asabel (b. 1757 d. 1805)   composer of psalmody
  Benham, Asahel (b. 1771 d. 1815)   composer
  Benjamin, Jonathan (a. 1799)   psalmodist
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Billington, Thomas (b. 1754 d. 1832)   composer
  Boccherini, Luigi [Ridolfo Luigi] (b. 1743)   composer, compositore
  Boyce, William (b. 1710 d. 1779)   composer, organ
  Broaddus, Andrew (b. 1770 d. 1848)   hymn compiler
  Brown, William (a. 1783-1788)   flute, composer
  Brownson, Oliver (b. 1746 d. 1815)   composer, singing master
  Bull, Amos (b. 1741 d. 1825)   singing master, composer
  Callcott, John Wall (b. 1766 d. 1821)   composer, theorist
  Capron, Henri (a. 1785-1795)   cello, composer
  Carr, Benjamin (b. 1768 d. 1831)   publisher, composer
  Cherubini, Luigi (Carlo Zanobi Salvadore Maria) (b. 1760 d. 1842)   ballerina, composer
  Cibber, Colley (b. 1671 d. 1757)   actor, dramatist
  Cleveland, Benjamin (b. 1733 d. 1811)  
  Cole, John (b. 1774 d. 1855)   composer, percussion
  Costelow, Thomas (a. 1792 active: 1810)   composer
  Cramer, Johann Baptiste (b. 1771 d. 1858)   composer, piano
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  Dawson, W. (a. 1732)   theater manager
  De Cleve, V. (a. 1790 active: 1795)   composer
  Dearborn, Benjamin (b. 1754 d. 1838)   inventor, amateur musician
  Devienne, Francois (b. 1759 d. 1803 a. 19th century )   flute, Komponist
  Devonshire (b. 1757 d. 1806)   poet
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dignum, Charles (b. 1765 d. 1827)   singer, composer
  Dubois, William (d. 1854 a. 1813-1854)   piano maker, publisher
  Duport, Pierre Landrin (b. 1762 d. 1841)   dance master, violin
  Dussek, Jan Ladislav (b. 1760 d. 1812)   piano, composer
  Dwight, Timothy (b. 1752 d. 1817)   poet, author of hymn texts
  Fischer, Johann Christian (b. 1733 d. 1800)   oboe
  Fisin, James (b. 1755 d. 1847)   composer, musician
  Flagg, Josiah (b. 1737 d. 1795)   conductor, bandmaster
  French, Jacob (b. 1754 d. 1817)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Frith, Edward (b. 1771 d. 1831)   organ
  Galli, Caterina (b. 1723 d. 1804)   cantante, mezzo-soprano
  Garnet, Horatio (a. 1789)   composer
  Garth, John (b. 1722 d. 1810)   composer
  Gauline, John Baptiste (b. 1759 d. 1824)   composer
  Gaveaux, Pierre (b. 1760 d. 1825 a. 19th century )   Komponist, singer
  Gehot, Joseph (b. 1756 d. 1820 a. 1790)   violin, composer
  Gilman, John Ward (b. 1741 d. 1823)   music engraver
  Giordani, Giuseppe (b. 1743 d. 1798)   composer, compositore
  Gluck, Christoph Willibald (b. 1714)   composer, compositore
  Goddard, Josiah  
  Graeff, Johann Georg (b. 1762)   violin, flute
  Gram, Hans (b. 1754 d. 1804 a. 1790)   writer, organ
  Graun, Carl Heinrich (b. 1704 d. 1759 a. 1830-1831)   composer
  Griffiths, John (a. 1788-1792)   dance master
  Griswold, Elijah (a. 1800)   compiler of sacred music
  H, S.M.   composer
  Hagen, Peter Albrecht (b. 1755 d. 1803)   musician
  Hagen, Peter Albrecht (b. -1781 d. 1837)   musician
  Haigh, Thomas (b. 1769 d. 1808)   composer, piano
  Handel, George Friederic (b. 1685)   composer, compositore
  Harington, Henry (b. 1727 d. 1816)   physician, author
  Harrison, Ralph (b. 1748 d. 1810)   clergyman, musician
  Hart, Joseph (b. 1712 d. 1768 a. 1759-1762)   hymn writer
  Hawkins, John (b. 1719 d. 1789)   music historian, antiquarian
  Haydn, Josef [Franz Josef] (b. 1732 d. 1809)   composer, Komposition
  Hewitt, James (b. 1770 d. 1827)   conductor, composer
  Hodgkinson, John (b. 1765 d. 1805)   actor, singer
  Hoffmeister, Franz Anton (b. 1754)   Komponist, publisher
  Holden, Oliver (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Holyoke, Samuel (Adams) (b. 1762 d. 1820)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Hook, James (b. 1746 d. 1827)   organ, composer
  Hopkinson, Francis (b. 1737 d. 1791)   statesman, musician
  Howard, Samuel (b. 1710 d. 1782)   composer, organ
  Howe, Solomon (b. 1750 d. 1835)   printer
  Huntington, Jonathan (b. 1771 d. 1838)   composer, singer
  J, H.   composer
  Jackson, George Knowil (b. 1745 d. 1822)   composer, editor
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)   composer, essayist
  Jenks, Stephen (b. 1772 d. 1856)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Jocelyn, Simeon (b. 1746 d. 1823)   psalmodist
  Johnston, Thomas (b. 1708 d. 1767)   organ builder, musician
  Juhan, Alexander (b. 1765 d. 1845 a. 1783-1792)   violin, conductor
  Kalkbrenner, Christian (b. 1755 d. 1806)   Kapellmeister, Komponist
  Kelly, Michael (b. 1762 d. 1826)   cantante, tenor
  Kimball, Jacob (b. 1761 d. 1826 a. 1793)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Koczwara, Frantisek (b. 1750 d. 1793)   viola, composer
  Krumpholtz, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1742 d. 1790)   harp, composer
  Lane, Isaac (a. 1797)   psalmodist
  Langdon, Chauncy (b. 1763 d. 1830)   psalmodist
  Law, Andrew (b. 1749 d. 1821)   teacher of singing, tunebook compiler
  Le Sueur, Jean-Francois (b. 1760 d. 1837 a. 1783)   composer, writer on music
  Lee, Chauncy (b. 1763 d. 1842)   composer
  Lee, Thomas (a. 1790)   tunebook compiler
  Linley, Francis (b. 1770 d. 1800 a. 1796-1799)   composer, music seller
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1733 d. 1795)   composer, harpsichord
  Little, Thomas (a. 1790)   composer, compiler of southern folk hymns
  Lyon, James (b. 1735 d. 1794)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Mann, Elias (b. 1750 d. 1825)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Markodt, J. (a. 1780)   composer
  Martini, Johann Paul Aegidius (b. 1741 d. 1816)   composer, teacher
  Mazzinghi, Joseph (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer
  Moller, John Christopher (b. 1755 d. 1803 a. 1790)   composer, organ
  More, Isabella Theaker (a. 18th century )   composer
  Moulds, John (d. 1801 a. 1795)   composer
  Nichols, Amos (a. 1799)   psalmodist, publisher
  Nicolai, Valentino (a. 1775-?1798)   composer of unknown origin, active in London and P
  Oswald, James (b. 1711 d. 1769 a. 1742-1761)   composer, publisher
  Paisiello, Giovanni (b. 1740)   composer, compositore
  Pelissier, Victor (b. -1750 d. 1820)   composer, arranger
  Percy, John (b. 1749 d. 1797)   composer, organ
  Phile, Phillip (d. 1793)   violin, composer
  Piccinni, Niccolo [Vito Niccolo Marcello Antonio Giacomo] (b. 1728 d. 1800)   composer, compositore
  Pirsson, William (a. 1799-1812)   teacher, engraver
  Pleyel, Ignace Joseph (b. 1757 a. 19th century )   composer, Komponist
  Poor, John (b. 1752 d. 1829)   music educator, psalmodist
  Pownall, Mary Anna (b. 1751 d. 1796)   actress, singer
  Read, Daniel (b. 1757 d. 1836)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Reeve, William (b. 1757 d. 1815)   theater composer, actor
  Reichardt, Johann Friedrich (b. 1752)   composer, Kapellmeister
  Reinagle, Alexander (b. 1756 d. 1809)   composer, piano
  Relf, John (b. 1766 d. 1837)   teacher, composer
  Rogerson, [Robert?] (b. 1722 a. 1789)   singer, composer
  Rosetti, Antonio [Francesco Antonio] (b. 1750 d. 1792)   composer, double bass
  Ross, John (b. 1763 d. 1837)   composer, organ
  Rowe, J.   compiler of sacred music
  Russ, D. (a. 1791)   psalmodist
  Saliment, George Edward (b. 1770 d. 1830 a. 1791-1800)   flute, composer
  Sarti, Giuseppe (b. 1729 d. 1802)   compositeur, compositore
  Schetky, Johann Georg Christoph (b. 1737 d. 1824)   cello, composer
  Schubart, Christian Friedrich Daniel (b. 1739 d. 1791)   poet, journalist
  Selby, William (b. 1738 d. 1798)   composer, organ
  Shaw, Robert (a. 1794)   singer, oboe
  Shield, William (b. 1748 d. 1829)   theater composer
  Shumway, Nehemiah (b. 1761 d. 1843)   composer
  Siccard, Stephen (a. 1788)   composer, dance master
  Skinner, Thomas (a. 1800)   compiler of sacred music
  Smith, Joshua   hymnist
  Smith, Theodore (b. 1740 d. 1810 a. 1770-1810)   composer
  Spofforth, Reginald (b. -1770 d. 1827)   glee composer
  Staes, Ferdinand-Philippe-Josef (b. 1748 d. 1809)   harpsichord, organ
  Stamitz, Carl (Philipp) (b. 1745 d. 1801 a. 1785)   composer, violin
  Stevenson, John (Andrew) (b. 1761 d. 1833)   composer
  Stickney, John (b. 1744 d. 1823)   psalmodist, musician
  Stone, Joseph C. (b. 1758 d. 1837)   composer, compiler of sacred music
  Storace, Stephen (John Seymour) (b. 1762 d. 1796)   Sanger, Komponist
  Swan, Timothy (b. 1758 d. 1842)   composer, musician
  Tansur, William (b. 1706 d. 1783)   psalmodist, theorist
  Taylor, Rayner (b. 1747 d. 1825)   composer, organ
  Thomas, Isaiah (b. 1749 d. 1831)   music publisher
  Trisobio, Filippo (d. 1798 died: 1798)   teacher of singing, composer
  Tufts, John (b. 1689 d. 1750)   composer
  Vanhal, Johann Baptist (b. 1739 d. 1813)   composer, teacher
  Victor, H.B. (a. 1759-1774)   composer, editor
  Viotti, Giovanni Battista (b. 1755 d. 1824)   compositore, violin
  Vogler, Gerard (a. 1777-1785)   music seller, publisher
  Walter, Thomas (b. 1696 d. 1725)   composer
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Webbe, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1816)   composer, organ
  Wheatley, William (b. 1807)   actor, producer
  Willson, Joseph (a. 1800-1825)   musician, teacher
  Wood, Abraham (b. 1752 d. 1804)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Woodruff, Merit N. (b. 1780 d. 1799)   psalmodist
  Wright, Thomas (b. 1763 d. 1829)   inventor, composer
  Young, John (b. 1660 d. 1732)   cast, double bass

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