Novello, Joseph Alfred

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Epithet: Music Publisher

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x0001f8

Joseph Alfred Novello, English music publisher.

From the guide to the J. Alfred Novello manuscript material : 3 items, 1842-1881, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Epithet: music publisher

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referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Smart – Stanislaus (ff. 278); 1820-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Charles Frederick Smart, double bass player, brother of George: Letters to [W. Watts] from Charles Frederick Smart: 18..., 1820-1913 British Library
referencedIn Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Gertrude Clarke Whittall Collection/Mendelssohn Collection 1811-1944 (bulk 1820-1847, 1885-1913). Library of Congress
creatorOf Receipts (signed) mainly from performers, some entered on printed forms; 1815, 1830-80, n.d. Arranged in alphabetical order. Receipts for 1912-13 have been incorporated into the alphabetical series of ‘Original Letters’ in RPS MSS 333-368.ff. 405. Va..., 1815-1880 British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Moul – Novello (ff. 259); 1828-1913, 1921, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 3 Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas, composer: Alfred Moul, agent, Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs, et Editeurs de Musique: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Sec..., 1828-1921 British Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Mason – Meyerbeer (ff. 249); 1822-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-5 Gwendolen Mason, harpist: Letters from Gwendolen Mason: 1908-1909.ff. 6-7 Gwendolen Mason, harpist: William Hayman Cummings, Mus.D: Postcards to William Hayman Cummi..., 1822-1913 British Library
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898,. Autograph letters signed or initialled from Mary Cowden Clarke to Robert Balmanno [manuscript], 1851-1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Knight, Charles, 1791-1873,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Knight, Ludgate Street, to J. Alfred Novello, London [manuscript], 1847 January 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
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
creatorOf J. Alfred Novello manuscript material : 3 items, 1842-1881 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn The Mendelssohn papers, mid-18th-19th century Bodleian Library, Oxford
referencedIn Autograph File, N, 1686-1975. Houghton Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1220. 19th and 20th century letters and music.ff. 28. Largest size 310 x 270mm.A. Letter from the pianist and composer Muzio Clementi to William Watts, Secretary (from 1815 to 1847) of the Philharmonic Society; 17 February 1816. Italian. Pur..., 1816-1928 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence of Leigh Hunt; 1807-1859. Paper; ff.451.Charles Ollier, publisher: Letters to Leigh Hunt: 1815-1858, n.d.includes:f. 1 Harriet Martineau: Letter to Leigh Hunt: 1851. ff. 4, 143, 187, 232, 234, 260, 313, 337, 378, 383 George Lillie Cra..., 1807-1859 British Library
creatorOf DYKES CAMPBELL LETTERS. Vol. V (ff. 273). Letters, etc., to Campbell, with a few to his wife, to F. J. Furnivall, and others; 1859-1894, n.d. A letter of George Bernard Shaw, 5 May 1884 (f. 38), is printed in his Collected Letters, 1874-1897, ed. Dan..., 1859-1894 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Michal – Moszkowski (ff. 241); 1819-1911, n.d.includes:f. 1 Louise Michal, singer: George Hogarth, music critic and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to George Hogarth from Louise Michal: 1860: Autogr.ff. 2-10 ..., 1819-1911 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I, 1837-1870.British Museum: Applications, etc., for Reading Room tickets: 1824-1881.: Partly printed.includes:f. 1 British Museum: Reading Room ticket: 1824.: Printed.f. 2 Charles Frederick Barnwell, FRS; FSA: Letter to Sir H. Ellis: 1837.f..., 1837-1870 British Library
referencedIn S. 1. [James Brydges, Duke of] Chandos to [Lionel Tollemache, 2nd Earl of Dysart]; Cannons, 16 Oct. 1725. Hologr. f. 78. 2. Jacob Meyerbeer; Baden, 7 Oct. 1836. Germ. Hologr.; with verses in French in another band. f. 80. 3. R[obert] Schumann to Alfr... British Library
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correspondedWith Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898, person
associatedWith Dun, Barclay person
associatedWith Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy person
associatedWith Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917 person
correspondedWith Knight, Charles, 1791-1873, person
correspondedWith Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Music publishers--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence


Birth 1810

Death 1896



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SNAC ID: 8992504