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Smith, Carleton Sprague
Sprague-Smith, Carleton
Wolfe, Richard J.
Secular music in America 1801-1825
A bibliography by Richard J. Wolfe
Introduction by Carleton Sprague Smith
New York: New York Public Library, 1964


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  A Gentleman of Baltimore (a. 1824)   composer
  A Gentleman of Boston (a. 1820)   composer
  A Gentleman of Maryland (a. 1824)   composer
  A Gentleman of New York (a. 1823)   composer
  Abel, Frederick L. (b. 1794 d. 1820 a. 1820)   composer, teacher
  Adam, Jean Louis (Johann Ludwig) (b. 1758 d. 1848 a. 1830-1831)   compositore, piano
  Aitken, John (b. 1745 d. 1831)   metalsmith, music engraver
  Albee, Amos (b. 1772)   teacher, psalmodist
  Alsop, Frances (b. 1780 d. 1821 a. 1820)   actress, singer
  Ambrose, John (b. 1763 a. 18th century )   organ, composer
  Anderson, G.   arranger, organ
  Anley, Charlotte (a. 1822-1852)   novelist, composer
  Ashworth, Charles Stewart (b. 1777 a. 1804-1816)   leader of the US Marine Band
  Astor, William Henry (a. 1816)   composer
  Aykroyd, James (a. 1820s)   composer
  Bailey, Edward (b. 1758 d. 1830)   organ
  Bainbridge, William (d. 1831 a. 1803-1834)   wind instrument maker, publisher
  Baker, A. (a. 1810)   composer
  Ball, Thomas (a. 1811)   composer
  Ball, William (b. 1784 d. 1869)   writer, composer
  Barbiero, Carlo (a. 1795)   composer
  Barry, Augustus (a. 1803)   composer
  Bauer, Katharine (b. 1785)   piano, composer
  Belknap, Daniel (b. 1771 d. 1815)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Bennett, William Mineard (b. 1778 d. 1858)   composer, painter
  Bennison, T.T. (a. 1802-1808)   composer, music seller
  Benoit, Louis [Lewis] (a. 1800-1835)   hairdresser, composer
  Berault, Charles (a. 1798-1836)   violin, composer
  Blagrove, Richard Manning (a. 1803-1828)   violin
  Blake, Edward (b. 1708 d. 1765)   prebendary, composer
  Blake, George E. (b. 1775 d. 1871)   lyricist, music engraver
  Blamire, Susanna (b. 1747 d. 1794)   poet
  Blatman, P.P. (a. 1790)   composer, harp
  Blondell, William (a. 1823-1830)   psalmodist, organ
  Bohlius, J.F. (a. 1795-1810)   arranger
  Bonnhorst, C.F. (b. 1774 d. 1844 a. 1829)   composer
  Brennan, Edward (a. 1818)   composer, arranger
  Briljan, I. (a. 1817)   composer
  Brown, Bartholomew (b. 1772 d. 1854)   lawyer, composer
  Burger, Gottfried August (b. 1748 d. 1794)   poet, composer
  Burghausen, H. (a. 1820s)   composer
  Butler, John (a. 1808)   instrument maker, publisher
  Cantelo (b. 1760 d. 1831)   soprano
  Capron, Henri (a. 1785-1795)   cello, composer
  Carr, Benjamin (b. 1768 d. 1831)   publisher, composer
  Carr, Thomas (b. 1780 d. 1849 a. 1793)   music publisher, composer
  Carrere, Charles (a. 1826-1834)   composer
  Carrol, John H. (a. 1826)   composer
  Carusi, Gaetano (d. 1843)   musician, teacher
  Cathrall, Charles E. (a. 1828-1833)   merchant, amateur composer
  Chabran, Felice [Felix] (b. 1756 d. 1829)   violin, tenor
  Chapman, Richard   composer, songwriter
  Chateaudun (a. 1796)   violin, composer
  Cheese, Griffith James (b. 1751 d. 1804 a. 1771)   organ, writer
  Clarke, William (b. 1775 d. 1820)   composer, organ
  Clarke, William (b. 1740 d. 1820)   organ, composer
  Clemens, Benjamin S. (d. 1854 a. 1818-1854)   instrument maker, composer
  Cole, John (b. 1774 d. 1855)   composer, percussion
  Colizzi, Johannes Andreas (b. 1740 a. 1767-circa1790)   composer, keyboard
  Cope, W.P.R. (a. circa1796-circa1812)   composer, instrument seller
  Coppock, William R. (d. 1863 a. circa1821-circa1)   composer, teacher
  Corri, Philip Anthony (b. 1784 d. 1832)   composer, singer
  Corsin, Louis-Joseph (d. 1822 a. 1795-1800)   professeur de harpe, cistre
  Costelow, Thomas (a. 1792 active: 1810)   composer
  Cristiani, Stefano [Stefano] [Etienne] (b. 1768 a. 1818-1823)   composer
  Crouch, Frederick William (b. 1783 d. 1844)   cello
  Dacasta (a. 1823)   composer
  Damish, Frederick (a. 1824)   organ, composer
  Darley, William Henry Westray (b. 1801 d. 1872 a. 1858)   actor, piano
  Davies, John (a. 1825)   composer
  Day, J.K. (a. 1800)   composer
  De Luce, Nathaniel (d. -1842 a. circa1817-circa)   physician, actor
  De Ronceray, Charles (a. 1819-1836)   teacher, composer
  Delacroix, Clement Joseph (a. 1823-1867)   teacher of languages, composer
  Delamain, Henry (d. 1796)   composer, organ
  Delarue, Joseph B.D.L. (a. 1805-1809)   dance master, violin teacher
  Delberg, T.V. (a. 1802)   composer
  Della Maria, Dominique [Pierre-Antoine-Dominique] (b. 1769 d. 1800)   mandolin, composer
  Demilliere, Marthesie (a. 1812-1818)   composer
  Desabaye, Mark (d. 1837 a. 1814)   teacher, arranger
  Devonshire (b. 1757 d. 1806)   poet
  Dietz, Joseph (b. 1735)   composer
  Dressler, Raphael (b. 1784 d. 1835)   flute, composer
  Dubois, William (d. 1854 a. 1813-1854)   piano maker, publisher
  Dubois, William (d. 1854 a. 1795-1826)   clarinet
  Duport, Pierre Landrin (b. 1762 d. 1841)   dance master, violin
  Dupouy, Alexander (a. 1807-1830)   dancing master, arranger
  Durney, T.M. (a. 1813-1866)   composer
  Dwight, Timothy (b. 1752 d. 1817)   poet, author of hymn texts
  E., M.M. (a. 19th century )   composer
  Eckhard, Jacob (b. 1757 d. 1833)   organ, teacher
  Eckhard, Jacob (a. 1820)   piano, composer
  Eckley, Joseph (d. 1819 a. 1819)   merchant, amateur composer
  Elfort (a. 1790)   composer
  Emdin, John (b. 1784 d. 1827)   songwriter
  Emrick, George (a. 1800)   composer
  Erben, Peter (b. -1771 d. 1861)   organ, teacher
  Esch, Louis von (Vonesch) (a. 1781)   composer
  Etienne, Denis-Germain (b. 1781 d. 1859)   piano, conductor
  Evans, Charles (a. 1790-1807)   composer, organ
  Fallon, J.   arranger
  Fest, Frederick (a. 1824-1825)   composer
  Fish, William (b. 1775 d. 1866)   violin, composer
  Fisher, Charles F. (a. 1823)   composer
  Florio, Charles H. (d. 1810 died: 1820)   composer, flute
  Fowler (a. 1811)   composer
  Fowler, J.   composer
  Frederick, John L. (b. -1800 d. -1881)   engraver, publisher
  Frick, William (b. 1790 d. 1855)   poet, amateur composer
  Garcia, Manuel (del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez) (b. 1775 d. 1832)   tenor, composer
  Gardiner-Crook'd Shanks   composer
  Geary, Thomas Augustine (b. 1775 d. 1800)   composer, keyboard
  Geib, Adam (b. 1780 d. 1849 a. 1797)   piano maker, organ builder
  Geib, George (b. 1782 d. 1842 a. 1797)   piano, organ
  Getze, Frederick (a. 1819-1842)   composer
  Gibsone, Burford George Henry (d. 1868 a. 1840)   composer
  Gildon, John (a. 18th century active: 19th century )   piano, composer
  Gilfert, Charles H. (b. 1787 d. 1829 a. 1789)   theater manager, composer
  Gilles, Henri Noel (b. 1778 d. 1834 a. 1818)   oboe, guitar
  Gilles, Peter (a. 1815)   cello, conductor
  Gilles, Peter (a. 1816-1819)   composer
  Gillingham, George (d. 1826 a. 1784)   violin, cello
  Goldberg, John C. (a. 1803 active: 1813-1816)   composer, teacher
  Goneke, John F. (a. 1813-circa1826)   composer
  Gonzalez, Enrique (a. 1818-1826)   composer
  Graeff, Johann Georg (b. 1762)   violin, flute
  Granger, Frederick (b. 1770 d. 1830 a. 1796-1824)   clarinet, composer
  Graupner, Gottlieb [Johann Christian Gottlieb] (b. 1767 d. 1836)   teacher, publisher
  Gray, G. (a. 19th century )   composer
  Gregory, Edward (d. 1759 died: 1759)   vicar, composer
  Grenier, Gabriel (a. 1812-1814)   composer, piano
  Guerin-Air du Chant Dudupart  
  Guest, Jane Mary (b. 1765 d. 1814)   piano, composer
  Guilbert, Andre Louis Eugene (d. 1830 a. 1801)   composer
  Guilou, Victor (d. 1843 a. circa1811-circa1)   dancing master, musician
  H.J. (a. 1818)   composer
  Hagen, Elizabeth Joanetta Catherine (b. 1750 d. -1810)   organ, piano
  Hagen, Peter Albrecht (b. -1781 d. 1837)   musician
  Harris, George Frederick (b. 1796 d. 1867)   organ, choir master
  Hart, John (a. 1812-1823)   clarinet, flute
  Hasse, C.F. (a. 1823)   composer
  Hay, James D. (a. 1820)   composer
  Hazeltine, Daniel (a. 1810)   composer
  Heather, William Edward (b. 1784 d. 1830)   composer, piano
  Heinrich, Anthony Philip (b. 1781 d. 1861 a. 1823-1825)   composer, Musiker
  Henderson, D. (a. 1818)   composer
  Henkel, Michael (Johann) (b. 1780 d. 1851)   composer, organ
  Henri (a. 1782 active: 1797-1804)   clarinet
  Hermann, Johann David (b. 1760 d. 1846)   piano, composer
  Herrick, Joseph (b. 1772 d. 1807)   musician, composer
  Hewitt, James (b. 1770 d. 1827)   conductor, composer
  Hill, Uri Keeler (b. 1780 d. 1844 a. 1805-1810)   teacher, composer
  Hoeberechts, John Lewis (b. 1760 d. 1820)   piano, composer
  Hoffman, F.C. (a. 1829)   composer, teacher
  Holden, T.L. (a. 1811)   arranger
  Holley, J.M. (a. 1824)   composer
  Holst, Mathias (b. 1767 d. 1854 a. 1807)   composer
  Holstein, H.L.V. Ducoudray (a. 1825)   teacher, writer
  Holton, H.   composer
  Horn, Charles Edward (b. 1786 d. 1849 a. 1827)   composer, singer
  Horton, James (a. 1820)   composer
  Horwell, R. (a. 1813)   composer
  Hubbard, John (b. 1759 d. 1810 a. 1750-1810)   composer, compiler
  Huerta y Caturla, Trinite-Francois (b. 1804 d. 1875)   guitar
  Humphrey, R. (a. 1808)   composer
  Huneker, John (a. 1806)   organ, composer
  Hupfield, Henry (d. 1812 a. 1811)   composer
  Hutton, I. [?John] C. (a. 1825)   poet, arranger
  Jackson-Cherish the Ladies (a. 1813)   composer
  James VI, King of Scotland (b. 1566 d. 1625)   composer
  Jamieson, R. (a. 1822)   composer
  Janke, John N. (d. 1862 a. 1837-1862)   teacher, composer
  Jansen, Louis Charles (b. 1774 d. 1840)   composer, Tonsetzer
  Jenks, Stephen (b. 1772 d. 1856)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Johnson, Frank (b. 1792 d. 1844)   clarinet, composer
  Jones, Henry (a. 1820)   composer
  Jordan, Dorothea Bland (b. 1762 d. 1816)   actress, singer
  Juove, Joseph (a. 1799)   composer
  Kambra, Karl (a. 1796)   composer
  Karr, Henri (b. 1784 d. 1842)   violin, composer
  Keating, Henry S. (b. 1767 d. 1834 a. 1790)   book binder, book seller
  Kiallmark, George (b. 1781 d. 1835 a. 1802-1830)   composer, violin
  Knight, Edward (d. 1833 a. 1830)   singer, teacher
  Knowles, George (b. 1749 d. 1789)   amateur composer
  L., F. (a. 1820)   composer
  La Foile (a. 1809)   composer
  Larkin, Lionel T. (a. 1825)   composer
  Larkin, Samuel (a. 1796-1804)   book seller
  Laroque, Philip (a. circa1815-circa1838)   musician, teacher
  Latour, Jean (b. 1766 d. 1840)   piano, composer
  Law, Andrew (b. 1749 d. 1821)   teacher of singing, tunebook compiler
  Le Pelletier   composer, publisher
  Leaman, H. (a. 1805)   composer
  Lechopie, Pierre-Martin Nicholas (b. 1771 d. 1840s)   composer
  Lee, David (a. 1830s)   composer, publisher
  Leidesdorf, Maximilian Joseph (b. 1787 d. 1840)   piano, composer
  Lewis, Greg. Mathias (b. 1775 d. 1818)   novelist, playwright
  Lewis, Henry C. (a. 1817-1820)   editor, publisher
  Lhulier, John B. (a. 1802-1848)   violin, teacher
  Light, Richard (a. 1800)   composer
  Linley, Francis (b. 1770 d. 1800 a. 1796-1799)   composer, music seller
  Lockhart, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1815 a. 1780-1790)   composer, blind musician
  Logier, Johann Bernhard (b. 1777 d. 1846)   piano, teacher
  Loud, Thomas (b. 1762 d. 1833)   piano maker
  Lyon, Samuel Thomas (b. 1776 d. 1850 a. 1808-1815)   piano, composer
  M'Creery, John (d. 1825 a. 1812)   poet, arranger
  Madan, Martin (b. -1726 d. 1790)   clergyman, writer
  Major, Joseph (a. 1794-1828 active: 1825)   musician
  Mallet, Francis Delochaire (b. 1750 d. 1834 a. 1793-1832)   organ, singer
  Mann, Elias (b. 1750 d. 1825)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Mann, Herman (b. 1771 d. 1833)   printer, author
  Marchal, Pedro Anselmo (a. 1789)   engraver, music editor
  Marschausen, Theodore (b. 1773 d. 1843 a. 1812)   organ, music tuner
  Martin, Angelica (a. 1818)   teacher of music and dancing, composer
  Martin, William (a. circa1822-circa1850)   composer, teacher
  Masi, Francesco (d. 1853 a. 1807-1819)   organ, teacher
  Masi, Vincent (a. 1818-1820 active: 1822)   dance master, confectioner
  Mauro, P. (a. 1809)   teacher, composer
  May, J.G. (a. 1835)   composer
  Meetz, Raymond [?Richard] (a. 1806-1836)   piano, teacher
  Meineke, Christopher [Charles] [Christian] [Karl] (b. 1782 d. 1850)   piano, organ
  Meline, Florant (b. 1790 d. 1827 a. 1823)   flute, clarinet
  Mellish (a. 1790)   composer
  Mercer, Charles (a. 1807-1818)   teacher, composer
  Metz, Julius   piano, singer
  Mitchell, Andrew C. (a. 1813-1818)   poet, composer
  Moller, John Christopher (b. 1755 d. 1803 a. 1790)   composer, organ
  Monro, John (b. 1786 d. 1851)   composer
  Moran, Peter K. (d. 1831 a. 1817)   composer, organ
  Moreau, Jean Andre (b. 1768 d. 1828)   chorister, composer
  Morgan, Sydney (b. 1783 d. 1859)   writer, harp
  Moulds, John (d. 1801 a. 1795)   composer
  Mumler, John F. (b. 1772 d. 1807 a. 1806)   cello
  Naderman, Francois-Joseph [Jean-Francois-Joseph] (b. 1781 d. 1835)   harp, composer
  Nash, William (a. 1827)   singer, teacher
  Neveu, Pierre Nicolas (a. 1804)   teacher, composer
  Nielson, Lawrence Cornelius (b. 1760 d. 1830)   composer, organ
  Nightingale, John Charles (b. 1790 d. 1833)   composer, organ
  Nolcini (d. 1844 a. 1825)   musician, teacher
  Norton, G.F. (a. 1824)   arranger
  O'Mara, Charles P.F. (a. 1812-1813)   musician, publisher
  O'Meara, Daniel A. (a. 1810)   dramatist, author
  Olmstead, Timothy (b. 1759 d. 1848)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Parker, John Rowe (b. 1777 d. 1844 a. 1817-1823)   music seller
  Payne, John Howard (b. 1792 d. 1841)   actor, diplomat
  Pearman, William (b. 1792 d. 1830s a. 1823)   tenor
  Pelissier, Victor (b. -1750 d. 1820)   composer, arranger
  Penniman, Maria (d. -1808 a. 1821)   composer
  Peticolas, August (a. 1804-1819)   composer
  Pfeiffer, George (a. 1814-1820)   composer
  Phelps, E. (a. 1807)   composer
  Phillips, Cyrus E. (d. 1832 a. 1829)   teacher, dancing master
  Phipps, Thomas Bloomer (b. 1796~ d. 1849 a. 1835)   composer, tutor
  Pirsson, William (a. 1799-1812)   teacher, engraver
  Plachy, Wenzel (b. 1785 d. 1858)   piano, organ
  Plimpton, Job (b. 1784 d. 1864)   composer, compiler
  Pollet, Benoit le Jeune [Jean-Joseph-Benoit le jeune] (b. 1753 d. 1823)   harp, composer
  Ramage (a. 1822-1825)   actor, singer
  Rampini, Giacomo [Giovanni Giacomo i] (b. 1680 d. 1760)   composer
  Rannie, John (a. 1798)   composer
  Ratel, Philibert (a. 1814-1817)   composer
  Rausch, Friedrich (b. 1755 d. 1823)   piano, organ
  Reddie, Josiah Ferdinand (b. 1797 d. 1860 a. 1826-1860)   organ, composer
  Reeve, George William (a. 1823)   composer
  Reinagle, Alexander (b. 1756 d. 1809)   composer, piano
  Remoussin, Arnold (a. 1809-1817)   composer, conductor
  Richards, Grace (a. 1803)   composer
  Richardson, J.S. (a. 1816-1817 active: 1818-1819)   itinerant musician, conductor
  Ricksecker, Peter (b. 1791 d. 1873)   Moravian missionary, composer
  Riley, Edward (b. 1769 d. 1829 a. 1795-1798)   music engraver, publisher
  Rimbault, Stephen Francis (b. 1773 d. 1837)   organ, piano
  Ritter, A. (a. 1824)   composer
  Robbins, Charles (b. 1782 d. 1842 a. 1805)   psalmodist
  Robinson, Alvan (b. 1802 d. 1865)   musician, compiler
  Robinson, T. (a. 1790)   composer
  Roche, D.D. (a. 19th century )   composer
  Romberg, F.C. (a. 1818)   composer
  Rosenberger, J.E.F. (a. 1799)   piano teacher
  Roundelay, Roderick (a. 1820)   composer
  Rumrille, J.L. (a. 1816)   compiler
  Saffery, Osmund (a. 1788-1824)   composer
  Sampieri, Nicola (a. 1795)   composer
  Sanders, J.C. (a. 1815-1819)   composer
  Saust, Carl (b. 1773 d. 1845)   flute, composer
  Schaffer, George (a. 1809-1818)   dancing master, composer
  Searle, A.W. (a. 1822)   arranger
  Sharp, Francis (d. 1796 a. 1790)   composer, piano
  Simrock, Henri (b. 1754 d. 1839 a. 1790s)   horn, violin
  Smith, Isaac (b. 1734 d. 1805)   composer
  Smith, P. (a. 1812-1834)   composer
  Smith, Theodore (a. 1770-1800)   composer
  Snow, Jonathan [John] (a. 1760s)   composer
  Sola, Charles Michael Alexis (b. 1786 d. 1829)   guitar, composer
  Southgate, Charles (d. 1818)   psalmodist, composer
  Southwell, F.W. (a. 1780)   composer
  Spear, Thomas Truman (b. 1803 d. 1882 a. 1820)   teacher, publisher
  Staunton, William (b. 1803 d. 1889 a. 1818)   clergyman, composer
  Steil, William Henry (b. 1787 d. 1851)   harp, composer
  Stockwell, Samuel (b. 1788 d. 1816 a. 1798-1805)   organ, singer
  Suett, Richard (b. 1755 d. 1805)   composer, actor
  Sully, S. (a. 1856)   composer
  Swan, Timothy (b. 1758 d. 1842)   composer, musician
  Swindalls, James H. (a. 1817-1826)   editor, composer
  Taylor, Rayner (b. 1747 d. 1825)   composer, organ
  Taylor, Samuel Priestly (b. 1779 d. 1875 a. 1806)   organ, musician
  Thompson, Thomas (b. 1777 d. 1834 a. 18th century )   organ, piano
  Thornton, G.S. (a. 1810-1811)   composer
  Traetta, Filippo (b. 1777 d. 1854)   composer
  Twibill, Joseph (a. 1814-1823)   teacher, singer
  Vinton, David (d. 1833 a. 1796-1815)   goldsmith, jeweler
  Vogel, Johann Christoph (b. 1756 d. 1788)   Komponist, compositeur de musique
  Wagler, Charles K. (a. 1838)   arranger
  Wagler, Frederic A. (a. 1822)   composer
  Ware, William Henry (b. 1777 d. 1828 a. 1806-1821)   composer, violin
  Watlin, John (a. 1803)   composer
  Webb, Lyander W. (a. 1824)   arranger
  Webster, William (a. 1806-1807 active: 1806)   singer, arranger
  Weippert, John Erhardt (b. 1766 d. 1823)   violin, tenor
  Weir, Mary Brinckley (b. 1783 d. 1840)   composer
  Weldon, Peter [Pedro] (a. 1797-1810)   piano, violin
  Weston, Nathan (b. 1782)   composer
  Whiteley, William (b. 1789 d. 1871)   instrument maker, arranger
  Wiesenthal, Thomas van Dyke (b. 1790 d. 1833)   composer
  Wilimik, Carl F. (a. 1820s)   composer
  Wilkins, John (a. 1799)   composer
  Williams, Richard L. (a. 1824-1835)   teacher, composer
  Willig, George (b. 1764 d. 1851)   music publisher, printer
  Willis, Richard (d. 1830)   bandmaster, keyed bugle
  Willson, Charles (a. circa1820-circa1838)   teacher, musician
  Willson, Joseph (a. 1800-1825)   musician, teacher
  Winter, J.D. (a. 1803)   composer
  Wood, Simeon (b. 1784 d. 1822 a. 1810-1824)   bassoon, double bass
  Woodham, George F. (a. 1804 active: 1805)   actor, singer
  Wornum, Robert (b. 1742 d. 1815)   publisher, instrument maker
  Worsley, Joseph (a. 1818-1823 active: 1825-1831)   violin, viola
  Young, Henry W. (a. 1818-1837)   composer
  Zwingmann, Johann Nicholaus (b. 1764 d. 1801)   viola, cello

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