Grande Fantasie on Here's To You, Harry Clay (Hoffman, Richard)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Firth, Pond & Co., 1850. Plate 644.
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Work Title Grande Fantasie on Here's To You, Harry Clay
Alternative. Title Grande Fantasie on the Celebrated Air "Here's to You, Harry Clay"
Composer Hoffman, Richard
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRH 3
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
First Performance. 1850 April 12, on the occasion of the birthday of Henry Clay, its dedicatee
First Publication. 1850 – New York: Firth, Pond & Co.
Dedication Dedicated by Permission to the Clay Festival Association
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

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Henry Clay - see Wikipedia (1777–1852). April 12 was indeed his birthday. Representative in House and Senate for Kentucky and candidate for President (in 1824; he was named Secretary of State in John Quincy Adams' administation the next year.)