Andrews, John Charles 11.feb.1802-16.aug.1858 England Yorkshire, Hull - Alabama, Camden
professor of music, shortly after marriage he emigrated to the USA, 1826-1850 residing in Troy NY, 24.may.1839 he played 'an unidentified instrument' in the orchestra in the first great Union Concert organized by the Sacred Music Society at the Broadway Tabernacle New York with some 900 singers representing 31 choirs from churches in New York and neighbouring places, 3.apr.1840 Thomas Hastings' Academy of Sacred Music performed a composition of him in an oratorio concert with soloist Marcus Colburn at the Chatham Street Chapel in New York, 1850 as professor of music residing with wife and 6 children in Troy, he may have moved to Alabama for health reasons because he made his will there in his early fifties, music teacher at the Wilcox Female Institute in Camden ; 7.jan.1822 in Hull Sculcoates he married Jane Ann Lamb (Hull 1804-13.mar.1882 Camden) ; they had 15 children : singer Jane Ann, Alvira (Troy 1826-), Catherine (Troy 1829-), printer William (Troy 1832-), captain Willard Hart (Troy 30.jun.1840-), 14th child composer Henri Herz (Troy 1847-), 15th child Comillo (Troy 10.jul.1849-)

Title Parts


[] An anthem for Christmas, with an accompaniment for the organ or piano forte
most respectfully dedicated to the Reverd. Edward Ballard, rector of St. Stephens Church Pittsfield
pub Firth, Hall & Pond, New York ?1830

[] The heaven is my throne, an anthem. Voice, chorus and piano
composed for the dedication of the First Presbyterian Church, Troy, N.Y., and most respectfully dedicated to the Rev. Nathan S.S. Beman, D.D.
pub G. J. Loomis, Albany 1836

[] The Nagel gallopade
composed and dedicated to his friend Giovanni Nagle
pub A. Kidder at the Troy Book & Music Store, 186 River Street, Troy 1842

[] United States grand march. Piano
composed and respectfully dedicated to Genrl. John E. Wool, Commander of the Eastern Division of the United States Army
pub Firth & Hall and James L. Hewitt & Co., New York 1843

[] Love can ne'er survive esteem, a favorite song
"sung with great applause by Miss Jane A. Andrews"
"... and dedicated to Miss Jane P. Hart"
pub Firth & Hall, New York 1843

[] O love is like the rose, Rosalie. Voice and piano
"as sung with great applause by Jane Andrews"
dedication : Composed and respectfully dedicated to Miss Elisabeth Hart
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston 1844

[] Vermont grand march
composed and respectfully dedicated to F.W. Hopkins, adjutant & inspector genl. of Vermont
pub Geo. P. Reed, Boston 1846

[] The Rio Grande quick march. Piano
composed and respectfully dedicated to Major Genl. Z. Taylor, commander of the army of occupation [Mexican War 1846-1848]
pub Firth & Hall, New York 1848

[] Camden grand polka. Piano
pub Geo. P. Reed & Co., Boston 1851

[] The heather bell, a favorite song for the piano forte
words Robert Hamilton Esq.
pub Firth Pond & Co., New York 1858

[] The mild moon lends her misty light. Voice and piano
composed and respectfully dedicated to William H. Stewart, Esq. by his friend John C. Andrews
pub Published at the Troy Music Saloon by John C. Andrews, Troy

[] To Hudson's side. Voice and piano
composed and respectfully dedicated to Miss Catharine Van Wyck
pub Dubois & Stodart, New York

[] Trojan grand march. Piano
as performed by the Troy City Band
composed and respectfully dedicated to Philip T. Heartt Esq.
pub John C. Andrews, Washington Square, Troy

[] Trojan quick step. Piano
as performed by the Troy City Band
composed and respectfully dedicated to John H. Willard Esq.
pub John C. Andrews, Troy

[] Firemans quick march. Piano
composed and respectfully dedicated to Albert Richard Esqr., officers & members of the Troy Fire Company
pub John C. Andrews, Troy

[] Seminary waltz. Piano
composed and dedicated to Miss Mary W. Dodd
pub John C. Andrews, Washington Square, Troy

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