Appy (Appij), Jean Henri 3.jan.1826-16.nov.1903 Netherlands, Den Haag - USA NY, Rochester
violinist, conductor, studied with Jean Baptist Buziau and Camillo Sivori, he was violinist at the Royal court in Den Haag, 1850 he resided in Amsterdam, 29.oct.1851 emigrated to the USA New York City, toured with Mme. Biscaccianti and Jenny Lind, 1855 as music dealer for Charles M Foster residing in Brooklyn, 1860 as violinist in New York, 1.jul.1863 registered for service in the Civil War while residing at 147 8th Street in Lower Manhattan, 1868-1903 as professor of music and music teacher residing at 27 Adams Street and 8/62 Harvard Street in Rochester with studio at 68 East Main Street, 1870-1877 professor of vocal music and violin and 1877 president of the Department of Music at Ingham University in New York ; son of violinist at the Royal court in Den Haag, Jean Marie Appy (France 1771-2.may.1843 Amsterdam) and Ernestine Veronique Dupuis (France, Arras 15.oct.1797-7.apr.1879 Haarlem) ; brother of composer Charles Ernest ; c1852 in New York he married Annie (New Jersey 1831-), son composer Ernest Frederick (New York 1853-), dau Annie (New York 1857-), son Henry (New York 1859-) ; 1874 he married artist Sarah Elizabeth Comfort (NY, Tompkins jan.1834-a1908 NY, Hornell), adopted son music teacher Carl Victor Henri Appy (NY, Buffalo 10.sep.1882-22.aug.1969 Los Angeles Covina)

Title Parts

[] Deliciosa schottisch. Piano
pub Balmer and Weber, St Louis 1853

[] Alumnae re-union. Welcome song. Soprano, women's choir and piano
music Henri Appy, words Mrs. Elizabeth M. Allen Olmstead
pub Henri Appy, New York 1870

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