The Resource The Marvelous musical prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro boy pianist : whose performances at the Great St. James and Egyptian Halls, London, and Salle Hertz, Paris, have created such a profound sensation : anecdotes, songs, sketches of the life, testimonials of musicians and savans, and opinions of the American and English press of "Blind Tom."

The Marvelous musical prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro boy pianist : whose performances at the Great St. James and Egyptian Halls, London, and Salle Hertz, Paris, have created such a profound sensation : anecdotes, songs, sketches of the life, testimonials of musicians and savans, and opinions of the American and English press of "Blind Tom."

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The Marvelous musical prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro boy pianist : whose performances at the Great St. James and Egyptian Halls, London, and Salle Hertz, Paris, have created such a profound sensation : anecdotes, songs, sketches of the life, testimonials of musicians and savans, and opinions of the American and English press of "Blind Tom."
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The Marvelous musical prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro boy pianist
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whose performances at the Great St. James and Egyptian Halls, London, and Salle Hertz, Paris, have created such a profound sensation : anecdotes, songs, sketches of the life, testimonials of musicians and savans, and opinions of the American and English press of "Blind Tom."
Title variation
  • Songs, sketch of the life, of Blind Tom
  • Blind Tom, the Negro boy pianist
  • Blind Tom, the great Negro pianist
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testimonials from the most eminent composers, and opinions of the american & english press
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Composer
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Lyricist
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Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NYP
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1849-1908
  • 1819-1895
  • 1794-1870
  • 1812-1900
  • 1796?-1860
  • 1808-1870
  • 1792-1873
  • 1812-1865
  • 1819-1885
  • 1819-1885
  • 1807-1865
  • 1800-1862
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  • Blind Tom
  • Hallé, Charles
  • Moscheles, Ignaz
  • Knight, J. P
  • Russell, Henry
  • Bunn, Alfred
  • Balfe, M. W.
  • Fitzball, Edward
  • Wallace, William Vincent
  • Abt, Franz
  • Richards, Brinley
  • Jefferys, Charles
  • Nelson, S.
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  • African American musicians
  • Pianists
  • Blind musicians
  • Composers
  • Spirituals (songs)
  • Ballads
  • Hymns, English
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The Marvelous musical prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro boy pianist : whose performances at the Great St. James and Egyptian Halls, London, and Salle Hertz, Paris, have created such a profound sensation : anecdotes, songs, sketches of the life, testimonials of musicians and savans, and opinions of the American and English press of "Blind Tom."
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  • Essay : "Blind Tom, the great Negro pianist" [title header at text, running header continuing throughout] (unsigned)--p. [3]-9
  • Testimonials [6 items dated and attributed by signature to] : George A. Kelly ; [17 persons] ; Charles Hallé ; I. Moscheles ; H.S. Oakley ; John Law--p. 9-12
  • The Vocal programme of this evening will be selected from the following popular songs ... [11 items captioned for title, words and music, and occasional type of composition (e.g. "Ballad"); the last entitled "Blind Tom"] : [by] Mrs. Willard, J.P. Knight [words, music] ; Capt. Burgess, W.P. Howard ; Henry Russell [x2] ; Alfred Bunn, M.W. Balfe ; E. Fitzball, W. Vincent Wallace ; Franz Abt ; Alfred Bunn, Brinley Richards ; Charles Jeffreys, S. Nelson ; [last two items anonymous]--p. 20
  • Opinions of the English and American Press [10 dated items, latest testimonial from Glasgow Daily Herald, January 2, 1867 (p. 27)]
  • Programme : special notice [describing lost list of 2,000 pieces known from memory by "Blind Tom," whose repertoire is said sinc that time to have increased to 5,000]--recto of single 1. at end
  • Yellow paper covers [thin black double-line border] : front with varian title and etching of "Blind Tom" ; back with "Blind Tom's Concerts : Programme [... for the Evening to be Selected from the above (82 numbered items with title and composer, divided into 8 categories of composition)]."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
30 p., [1] 1.
System control number
(OCoLC)20903038
Label
The Marvelous musical prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro boy pianist : whose performances at the Great St. James and Egyptian Halls, London, and Salle Hertz, Paris, have created such a profound sensation : anecdotes, songs, sketches of the life, testimonials of musicians and savans, and opinions of the American and English press of "Blind Tom."
Publication
Note
  • Essay : "Blind Tom, the great Negro pianist" [title header at text, running header continuing throughout] (unsigned)--p. [3]-9
  • Testimonials [6 items dated and attributed by signature to] : George A. Kelly ; [17 persons] ; Charles Hallé ; I. Moscheles ; H.S. Oakley ; John Law--p. 9-12
  • The Vocal programme of this evening will be selected from the following popular songs ... [11 items captioned for title, words and music, and occasional type of composition (e.g. "Ballad"); the last entitled "Blind Tom"] : [by] Mrs. Willard, J.P. Knight [words, music] ; Capt. Burgess, W.P. Howard ; Henry Russell [x2] ; Alfred Bunn, M.W. Balfe ; E. Fitzball, W. Vincent Wallace ; Franz Abt ; Alfred Bunn, Brinley Richards ; Charles Jeffreys, S. Nelson ; [last two items anonymous]--p. 20
  • Opinions of the English and American Press [10 dated items, latest testimonial from Glasgow Daily Herald, January 2, 1867 (p. 27)]
  • Programme : special notice [describing lost list of 2,000 pieces known from memory by "Blind Tom," whose repertoire is said sinc that time to have increased to 5,000]--recto of single 1. at end
  • Yellow paper covers [thin black double-line border] : front with varian title and etching of "Blind Tom" ; back with "Blind Tom's Concerts : Programme [... for the Evening to be Selected from the above (82 numbered items with title and composer, divided into 8 categories of composition)]."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
30 p., [1] 1.
System control number
(OCoLC)20903038

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