Klemm & Brother


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History

John G. Klemm started a music publishing business in Philadelphia with his brother A. F. Klemm in 1818. The partnership dissolved in 1822. Klemm bought the stock of the music publishing firm run by Allyn Bacon in 1823 and continued to conduct business in Philadelphia until 1880.

Editions

Imprints, Addresses, Agencies

Imprints

  • Klemm & Brother
  • John G. Klemm

Addresses

Philadelphia
  • 1 North Fourth Street (1818-1822)
  • 3 South Third Street (1824)
  • 287½ High Street (1825-1829, 1833-1843)
  • 242 High Street (1830-1832?)
  • 275 High Street (1844-1857) N.B. During the 1850s High Street was renamed Market Street
  • 705 Market Street (1858-1879)

Plate Numbers

Plate no. Title Composer Date
20 Merrily goes the bark Mazzinghi, J. 1824
36 Five waltzes Mozart 1824
276 Araby's daughter : from Lalla Rookh, with variations for the piano forte Meineke, C. 1826
356 Variations of Gilferts favorite air I left thee where I found thee love Meineke, C. 1828
361 Navarino march and waltz Meineke, C. 1828
592 Westward ho : a favorite song and chorus Richter, M. 1839
670 Pic nic waltz 1845
674 Annexation waltz 1845
696 Philadelphian ; The Pennsylvanian Viereck, J.C., arr. 1845
747 Cincinnati polka waltz Jones, F. 1846
782 Churubusco march Beck, J.N. 1847
818 Swiss polka Scherzer, Adolph 1848

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Sources Consulted