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Ayars, Christine Merrick
Contributions to the art of music in America by the music industries of Boston 1640 to 1936
By Christine Merrick Ayars Master of Education in Music, ....
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1937, 326 p.

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  Allen, Henry (a. 1850)   piano maker
  Allen, John M. (a. 1931)   dealer
  Anderberg, Pehr A. (a. 1865)   guitar maker
  Austin, Basil George (b. 1874 d. 1958 a. 1899)   organ builder
  Austin, John Turnell (b. 1869 d. 1948)   organ builder
  Baker, Calvin (a. 1849)   violin maker
  Bauer, William (a. 1876-1888)   instrument maker
  Baumgarten, Moritz (a. 1863)   organ builder
  Berry, Albert L. (a. 1895)   drum maker
  Berteling, Theodore (b. -1822 d. 1890)   woodwind instrument maker
  Blair, William J. (a. 1865)   drum maker, drummer
  Borg, Peter N. (a. 1880-1899)   violin maker
  Boris, J.P. (a. 1874)   dealer, instrument maker
  Bourne, William (d. 1885 a. 1837)   piano maker
  Bower, Harry A. (a. 1907)   drummer, teacher
  Brackett, John W. (a. 1850-1885)   piano maker
  Briggs, Charles C. (a. 1850)   piano maker
  Briggs, Charles C. (a. 1881)   piano maker
  Brooks, S.P. (a. 1850)   piano maker
  Brown, Edwin (b. 1806 d. 1890 a. 1833)   piano maker
  Bruce, J.M. (a. 1869)   organ builder
  Butler, George A.   organ builder
  Catlin, Edward Noble (b. 1836 d. 1926)   violin maker, composer
  Chard, David (a. 1879)   organ builder
  Chard, Granville (a. 1869-1880 active: 1874-1875)   organ builder
  Chickering, Jacob (a. 19th century )   piano maker
  Clarke, William Horatio (b. 1840 d. 1913)   concert organizer, teacher
  Cole, Frank E.   banjo maker
  Cole, William A. (d. 1909)   teacher, instrument maker
  Cumston, William (a. 1838)   piano maker
  Currier, Ebenezar R. (a. 1826-1834)   piano maker
  Cyr, Peter (a. 1895-1831)   violin maker
  Daniels, George W. (a. 1870-1922)   violin maker
  Davis, Benjamin B. (d. 1879 a. 1836)   piano maker
  Dobson, George Clifton (b. 1842 d. 1890 a. 1869-1893)   banjo, banjo maker
  Dodge, F.E. (a. 1905-1911)   drum maker
  Emerson, Elijah (a. 1890)   violin maker
  Emerson, William P. (d. 1871 a. 1849)   piano maker
  Fairbanks, Albert Conant (b. 1852 d. 1896)   instrument maker, banjo
  Farley, Charles E. (d. 1918 a. 1883)   violin maker
  Flather, Osborne P. (a. 1898)   violin maker
  Fobes, Edwin (a. 1843)   piano maker
  Francois, G.M. (a. 1916)   violin maker
  Freeman, Robert F. (a. 1890)   guitar maker
  Freemantle, George (b. 1804 d. 1889 a. 1862)   flute, harp
  Ganshirt, William (a. 1931)   violin maker
  Gatcomb, L.B. (a. 1894)   banjo maker, publisher
  Gerrish, William H. (d. 1924)   publisher, organ builder
  Gervais, Treffle R. (b. 1863 a. 1899-1932)   violin maker
  Gilbert, James L.   organ builder
  Gilbert, Lemuel (a. 1829)   piano maker
  Gilbert, Timothy (a. 1820-1847)   piano maker
  Gilmore, Patrick Sarsfield (b. 1829 d. 1892)   bandmaster, impresario
  Graves, Samuel (b. 1794 d. 1878)   brass instrument maker, wind instrument maker
  Green, William (a. 1800)   bass viol maker
  Grover, Albert D. (a. 1894)   teacher, banjo
  Grover, L. (Leonard?) (a. 1870)   violin maker, manager
  Guild, George M. (a. 1870)   piano maker
  Hall, David C. (b. 1822 d. 1900)   bandleader, brass instrument maker
  Hallet, Russell (a. 1835)   piano maker
  Hamill, Samuel S. (b. 1830 d. 1904 a. 1878)   organ builder
  Hamlin, Emmons (b. 1821 d. 1885)   piano maker, reed organ maker
  Haskell, Alfred R. (b. 1875)   violin maker
  Haynes, John C. (b. 1829 d. 1907)   publisher, guitar maker
  Hews, George (b. 1806 d. 1873)   singer, organ
  Hochstuhl (a. 1881)   organ builder
  Holbrook, Edwin Lafayette (b. 1824 d. 1904)   organ builder
  Holbrook, George Handel (b. 1798 d. 1875)   organ builder
  Holway, Chester B. (a. 1887-1895)   instrument maker
  Hooper, Henry N. (a. 1830)   bell maker
  Howe, Elias (b. 1820 d. 1895)   publisher, music seller
  Howe, Elias (b. 1860 d. 1931)   composer, dealer
  Humbert, J.S. (a. 1860)   piano maker
  Hunt, C.B. (a. 1875-1890)   organ builder
  Huttl, Adolph G. (a. 1860)   instrument maker
  Johnson, W.H. (a. 1880)   organ builder
  Jones, Robert Hope (d. 1914)   organ builder
  Judkins, W.A. (a. 1887-1893)   zither maker
  Ladd, A.W. (a. 1846-1880)   piano maker
  Lane, Emory Warren (b. 1862 d. 1935 a. 1890)   organ builder
  Lockhart, William J. (a. 1891)   string maker
  Lord, George (a. 1837)   piano maker
  Luscomb, J.F. (a. 1887)   instrument maker
  Marquardt, George W. (a. 1899)   violin maker
  Marvin, Wendell P. (a. 1847-1870)   piano maker
  Matt, Lorenzo (a. 1855-1875)   piano maker
  McCarty, Albert A. (a. 1904-1932)   instrument maker
  McIntosh, Wm (a. 1900-1936)   drum maker, radio expert
  McNeil, John E. (a. 1855-1875)   piano maker
  McPhail, Andrew M. (d. 1902)   piano maker
  Miller, Gustavus A. (a. 1850-1872)   piano maker
  Morris, Daniel (a. 1890-1900)   piano maker
  Newhall, Daniel B. (a. 1838)   piano maker, publisher
  Nichols, M.O. (a. 1850)   organ builder
  Nicolai, Edward F. (a. 1912)   drummer, drum maker
  Nokes, E.J. (a. 1920s)   drummer
  O'Loughlin, Terrence (a. 1895-1926)   violin maker
  Oliver, Freeman A. (a. 1881)   dealer, violin
  Palm, John A. (a. 1897-1904)   instrument maker
  Phillips, B.N. (a. 1890)   piano maker
  Powers, Clark (b. 1856 d. 1932 a. 1900)   violin maker
  Quinby, Benjamin Franklin (b. 1830 d. 1890 a. 1861-1884)   brass instrument maker, inventor
  Quinby, George W. (a. 1876)   instrument maker
  Rettberg, Raoul (a. 1928)   instrument maker
  Richardson, B.F. (a. 1852)   brass instrument maker
  Robinson, Gad (a. 1883-1903)   banjo teacher, dealer
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1851 a. 1899)   violin maker
  Rockwell, David Bailey (a. 1887-1916)   violin maker
  Ryder, George Horatio (b. 1839 d. 1922)   organ builder
  Saladino, C. (a. 1919)   string maker
  Scanlon, T.F. (a. 1887-1900)   piano maker
  Schatz, Henry (a. 1845-1851)   instrument maker
  Schauffler, Ferdinand (b. 1796 d. 1877 a. 1847)   instrument maker
  Schindler, Hugo (d. 1933 a. 1889)   violin maker, string maker
  Schleicher, J. (a. 1881)   organ builder
  Schultz, E.B. (a. 1901)   guitar maker, mandolin maker
  Shattuck, Burt E. (a. 1895-1897)   editor, mandolin
  Smith, H.W. (b. 1830 a. 1852)   organ builder
  Smith, Samuel Decatur (b. 1830 a. 1852)   organ builder
  Squier, Victor Carroll (b. 1866 d. 1949 a. 1930s)   violin maker
  Stevens, George (b. 1803 d. 1894)   organ builder
  Stevens, George M. (a. 1864)   instrument maker
  Stevens, William (b. 1808 d. 1896)   organ builder
  Sundberg, C.F. (a. 1881)   guitar maker
  Treat, James Elbert (b. 1837 d. 1915)   organ builder
  Tuck, J. Warren (a. 1885)   string maker
  Turner, Richard H. (a. 1932)   violin maker
  Warren, Thomas D. (d. 1862 a. 1852)   organ builder
  Weeman, Orrin (a. 1872-1919)   violin maker, violin reparer
  Whipple, L.E. (a. 1883)   publisher, instrument maker
  White, Eugene A. (a. 1878-1886)   maker of portable music stands
  White, Ira E. (b. 1830)   violin maker
  White, James Henry (b. 1842)   violin maker
  White, Maurice (a. 1895)   violin maker
  Whitmore, Osceola Aurelius (a. 1865)   instrument maker, clarinet
  Wilkins, Levi (a. 1832-1850)   piano maker
  Willcox, John Henry (b. 1827 d. 1875)   organ, organ builder
  Winchester, W.P. (a. 1846)   piano maker
  Winn, Peter (a. 1857-1861)   drum maker
  Wood, Watson (a. 1897)   string maker
  Woodberry, Jesse (b. 1841 d. 1922 a. 1886)   organ builder
  Woodman, M. (a. 1887-1890)   drum maker
  Woods, George (a. 1853-1860)   piano maker
  Woodward, Isaac (b. 1810 d. 1883)   piano maker
  Woodward, L.P. (a. 1860)   piano maker
  Wright, Elbridge G. (b. 1811 d. 1871)   brass instrument maker
  Young, Joseph A. (a. 1916)   violin maker

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