Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge

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Ethelbert Nevin was born in 1862 at Edgeworth near Sewickley, Pa. He entered the Western University of Pennsylvania and then his father's business but found music was his true callling. He began to compose his own music and became a huge success. He continued to compose until his death in 1901.

From the description of Ethelbert Nevin papers 1890-1894. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 45761331

American composer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New Haven, 5 December 1900, to Thos. H. Dickson in Pittsburg, 1900 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582890

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referencedIn Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Papers of Willa Sibert Cather 1899-1949. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. A song of love = op. 20, no. 6 / words by Edmond Lock Tomlin ; music by Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge, 1862-1901. Autograph letters signed (2) : Hotel Allianza and Venice, to Dr. Baldwin, 1896 May 5 and [no year] Dec. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. En passent = four pieces for the pianoforte : op. 30 / by Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. The rosary : cornet solo or trio / Ethelbert Nevin ; [arranged by] Mark H. Hindsley. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. March of the pilgrims / text of Bourgoyne ; music by Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Un giorno in Venezia = A day in Venice [microform] / by Ethelbert Nevin ; arr. by C.F. Wernig. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Ethelbert Nevin papers 1890-1894. Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. To rest / text by Frank L. Stanton ; music by Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. A day in Venice / [by Ethelbert Nevin ; arr. by Ludwig M. Sedlaczek]. Dwight Anderson Memorial Music Library, University of Louisville
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Canzone amorosa : Venetian love song : for clarinet, viola and piano / by Ethelbert Nevin ; [arr. by Ludwig M. Sedlaczek]. Dwight Anderson Memorial Music Library, University of Louisville
referencedIn The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. En passant [microform] / by Ethelbert Nevin. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Water scenes, op. 13 [microform] / E. Nevin. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Thomas, John Charles, 1891-1960. Miscellaneous music manuscripts, 1880-1950. Peabody Conservatory, Arthur Friedheim Library
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. The nightingale's song = Canzone delʼ unsignuola / [words by] Alvin Hovey-King ; Italian translation, Alice F. Schmall ; [music by] Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Country dance [microform] / by E. Nevin ; arr. by Gisling. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. A necklace of love : for contralto : op. 28, no. 1 / text by Frank L. Stanton ; music by Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. The rosary / [E. W. Nevin] ; orchestration by Tex Brewster. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Mazurka for pianoforte [microform]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Mazurka : op. 8, no. 2 / Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Nevin, Franklin T. Franklin T. Nevin papers 1927 [manuscript] Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
creatorOf Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985,. Rare music manuscripts, [ca. 1790-1911]. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Five water colours : for piano forte : op. 13 / by Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Fritz Kreisler Collection, 1845-1969, (bulk 1910-1955) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge, 1862-1901. Autograph letter signed : Sewickley, Pa., 1894 Oct. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. [Memorial day] / music by Ethelbert Nevin ; text by Robt. P. Nevin. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
referencedIn Rosa Ponselle collection of performances, recorded interviews, and films, 1926-1987 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library
referencedIn Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916. Letters to Mrs. Nevin, [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Buona notte / Nevin. Newark Public Library, Main Library
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. An African love song / [words by Paul Lawrence [sic] Dunbar ; [music by] Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge, 1862-1901. Autograph letter signed, dated : New Haven, 5 December 1900, to Thos. H. Dickson in Pittsburg, 1900 Dec. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. La guitare : Pierrot et Pierrette : petite scène pour piano forte / par Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Papers of Willa Sibert Cather [manuscript] 1899-1949. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Nevin, Ethelbert, 1862-1901. Venetian suite : a day in Venice : op. 25 / Ethelbert Nevin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Baldwin, William Wilberforce, person
associatedWith Bliss Lane, Arthur, Mrs, person
associatedWith Brewster, Tex. person
associatedWith Burgoyne, Arthur Gordon, d. 1914 person
associatedWith Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. person
associatedWith Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916. person
associatedWith Dickson, Thomas H., person
associatedWith Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 person
associatedWith Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985, person
associatedWith Hawks, Stanley, Mrs, person
associatedWith Hindsley, Mark H. (Mark Hubert) person
associatedWith Hovey-King, Alvin person
associatedWith Kreisler, Fritz, 1875-1962 person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith Nevin, Franklin T. person
associatedWith Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981 person
associatedWith Railroad Hour Radio Program corporateBody
associatedWith Schmall, Alice F. person
associatedWith Sedlaczek, Ludwig M., 1875-1965 person
associatedWith Sousa Archives for Band Research. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanton, Frank Lebby, 1857-1927 person
associatedWith Tomlin, Edmond Lock person
associatedWith Wernig, C. F., person
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Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh
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Cornet and piano music, Arranged--Scores
Songs (High voice) with piano
Mazurkas
Dance orchestra music, Arranged--Parts
Band music, Arranged--Scores and parts
Music--Manuscripts
Violin and piano music--Scores
Songs (low voice) with piano
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) unaccompanied
Music
Piano music
Suites (Piano)
Band music, Arranged--Parts
Suites (Band), Arranged--Scores and parts
Quartets (Piano, cornets (3)), Arranged--Scores
Suites (Band)--Excerpts, Arranged--Parts
Trios (Piano, clarinet, viola), Arranged--Parts
Songs (medium voice) with piano
Popular instrumental music--1901-1910
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Clarinet music (Clarinets (2))--Parts
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Composers
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Birth 1862-11-25

Death 1901-02-17

Americans

English,

Italian

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