Goss, John

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Epithet: baritone

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x00009a

Epithet: organist and composer

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creatorOf Recommendations; 1815-46. All bearing the signatures of those making the recommendation, and most annotated with the dates on which the recommendations were read and with the result. Entered on printed forms from 1820 or 1821 onwards.ff. 218 + 169*. ..., 1815-1846 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XI includes some letters addressed to Mrs Ann Shepherd Bartholomew (ff. 5, 267) and to Sir George Grove (ff. 90-97, 101-104).includes:f. 1 Sir George Alexander Macfarren, composer: Letter to F. G. Edwards: 1877.: Signed.f. 3 William Rea, mus... British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CVI. Vocal and instrumental music; 1804-1841, n.d. Full, vocal, chorus, close or instrumental scores. Mostly autograph. ff. ii+74. Overall size 245 x 300mm. Vincent Novello's binding of 1847, numbered 399. 1. ff. 2-3. Charles..., 1804-1845 British Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Gosden – Grützmacher (ff. 234); 1826-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 D. Gosden & Co; advertising agents of London: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to Francesco Berger from D. Gosden & Co. ..., 1826-1913 British Library
creatorOf WARLOCK AND VAN DIEREN: correspondence between Philip Heseltine (the composer 'Peter Warlock') and Bernard Van Dieren; [1916]-1932, n.d. With a letter from Heseltine to the baritone John Goss, 1920 (ff. 92-93), an undated letter from Van Dieren to Go..., 1916-1932 British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CVII. Vocal and instrumental music; 1772-1843, n.d. Full, vocal, chorus or instrumental scores. Mostly autograph. ff. iii+106. 305 x 245mm. Vincent Novello's binding of 1847, numbered 1[5]0. 1. ff. 2-10. Samuel Wesley: 'Ode f..., 1772-1847 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper; ff. 162. British Library arrangement. A. Bruno Walter: letter in German to H. Hinrichsen, director of C. F. Peters & Co., concerning that firm's publication of Mahler's Fifth Symphony, together with a copy of ..., 1700-1972 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1592. Letters of composers: A collection of letters of British composers, performers, promoters and publishers; 1825-1929; n.d. All names are in the index to this catalogue. Includes letters relating to Sacred Harmonic Society performances, f..., 1825-1929 British Library
referencedIn EDWARDS PAPERS. Vol. V. Miscellaneous letters, chiefly from musicians; 1876-1909. A few letters, etc., not addressed to F. G. Edwards, include one from Edward Lear, 1881 (f. 315), and two from John Liptrott Hatton to Mrs Ann Shepherd Bartholomew, 187..., 1835-1909 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Letter, enclosing ‘Thanksgiving Te Deum’; 1872includes:f. i Sir John Goss, organist and composer: Major-General Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby, GCB; private Secretary to Qu. Victoria: Victoria of England: Letter to Maj.-Gen. S..., 1872 British Library
creatorOf (1.). ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Church music; 19th century. Arranged for piano duet. Nos.2-4 of the volume are printed music items.Paper. 124 ff. i). ff. 1-7. Albert, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria: Morning Service, etc. Te Deum.ii). ff. 8-19. Albert..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf MILLAR BEQUEST. Vols. XC, XCI. Autograph collection, 1689-1937 British Library
creatorOf Ivory counters admitting Directors, etc., of the Society to concerts; 1821, 1825, n.d. Each has the words ‘Philharmonic Society’ on one side, with the name of the person issued with the ticket on the other. All but three tickets issued in individual ..., 1821-1825 British Library
creatorOf CECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. XXVIII (ff. 113). Correspondence with Hubert Foss and others about the publication of 'The Temptation of St Anthony' and the 'Women of Troy', and other matters; 1951-1963.includes:ff. 1-56 passim Hubert James Foss, writer on..., 1951-1963 British Library
referencedIn SOUTHGATE COLLECTION, Vol. VIII. Sketch-book of musical compositions by Sir John Goss, Organist of St. Paul's Cathedral 1838-1872, containing drafts-many of them fragmentary-of anthems, chants, glees, and an operatic work. There are also a few defini..., 1822-1867 British Library
referencedIn Burns M. Kattenberg collection on contortion and other papers, 1890-1976. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Letter book; 1831-44. All in the hand of William Watts.ff. 197. Largest size 230 x 185mm.includes:ff. 1, 64 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Pierre François Laporte, actor and impresario: Letters to Pierre François Laporte from Willi..., 1831-1844 British Library
referencedIn Recommendations for associateship, with signatures of the applicants and those recommending; 1867-1902, n.d. With two recommendations for fellows, 1916, 1924 (ff. 180-1). All but one are entered on printed forms. Arranged alphabetically by name of pe..., 1867-1902 British Library
referencedIn Original letters: supplementary volume.ff. 265.1. ff. 1-15. Correspondence of William Watts (secretary of the Philharmonic Society 1815-47); 1816-26, n.d. Included are letters from J. H. Griesbach, Henry Smart and Thomas Lindsay Willman. With a lette..., 1816-1976 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1526. Correspondence A–G.ff. 214.includes:f. 1 Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer: J. G. Lewis, autograph collector: Letter to J. G. Lewis from Gilbert Abbott A Beckett: 1857: Autogr. f. 2 E. F. V. About, writer of plays: Si... British Library
referencedIn Vol.II (ff. 213). 1. " D'Alembert 's Principles of Musical Composition," i.e. a free English translation (watermark 1798) of portions of Élémens de musique by Jean le Rond d'Alembert. f.12. " Anthems to be sung .... in the Cathedrall .... in Dublin 1..., 1685-1886 British Library
referencedIn COLLECTIONS by Eliza Wesley relating to English and foreign composers, musicians, singers and others, consisting of engraved portraits, photographs, newspaper-cuttings, and other printed matter, with a few original letters, etc. The names are all giv..., 19th century British Library
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correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Kattenberg, Burns M., 1901-1974 person
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Middlesex, England
Hanwell, Middlesex
Twickenham, Middlesex
Dublin, Ireland
Islington, Middlesex
China, Asia
Chiswick, Middlesex
Stepney, Middlesex
Peking, Chihli, China
San Francisco, California
Crystal Palace, Sydenham
Harlington, Middlesex
Kinsale, Cork
London, England


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