Bechtel (Becktel), Friedrich (Frederick) Karl Georg 23.jan.1829-23.nov.1909 Germany, Hanau - USA New York, Brooklyn
music teacher, professor, 12.sep.1850 emigrated to the USA and settled in New York, 1869 he resided as druggist Frederick Bechtel at 83 Adelphi Street Brooklyn and at the same time as teacher Frederick Beckthel at 120 Meserole Street Brooklyn, 1873 resided as druggist Frederick Bechtel at 109 Adelphi Street Brooklyn, 29.sep.1873-1900 as Frederick Bechtel he was founder/director and music teacher of Adelphi Conservatory of Music at 109 Adelphi Street Brooklyn which was also his home, he composed marches for the Patrick S Gilmore Band, 1880 is the first year he was named professor instead of teacher, 1909 residing at 128 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn ; by 1880 he was widowed from his wife Anna Merkle but his mother-in-law Anna Merkle (Germany apr.1811-) lived with him until after 1900

[Hipsher 1927 gives erroneously born circa 1864]

Title Parts


[] Ave Maria (H. Millard). Transcription for piano
pub G. Schirmer, New York c1877

[] Alfred the Great. Opera. Brooklyn Athenaeum 16nov1880 (excerpts in concert only)
so huge in scope that no opera company could produce it

[] Concert of the nightingales. Female quartet
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston 1894

[] When the hues of daylight fade. Female trio
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston 1894

[] The young muleteers of Grenada. Song
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston 1905

[] Brighton. Galop. Piano
pub J. H. Schroeder, New York

[] Come where the lindens bloom. Vocal duet
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston

[] The homeward. March. Song
pub Carl Fischer, New York

[] Minstrel boy. Duet
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston

[] The tear
pub Carl Fischer, New York

[] No longer shalt thou weep in sadness. Trio
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston

[] Let joy alone be remembered now. Song
words T. Moore
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston

[] Oh, come to me when daylight sets. Vocal duet
words T. Moore
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston

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