Allen, Charles Elsworth 27.jul.1880-27.nov.1938 USA Michigan, Oxford - Tennessee, Knoxville
violinist, professor of music, conductor, 1880-1900 residing with his parents in Oxford near Detroit, 1900 at Pontiac Street, 1918 residing at 851 Cass Avenue in Detroit and musician at the Majestic Theatre, 1920 moved to Knoxville where he immediately started to form a symphony orchestra debuting 2.jan.1921 with soprano Mme. Charlotte Nelson Brailey, the orchestra became the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, 1921 conductor at Loew's Theatre, 1926-1938 as violinist, music teacher, conductor and composer residing at 615 16th Street in Knoxville Tennessee, 1922-1926 violinist and conductor at the Riviera Theatre in Knoxville ; son of carpenter Henry Helen Allen (New Jersey, Newton 16.jan.1847-8.jun.1916 Oxford) and Alice L Conklin (NY, Bergen 1.apr.1850-22.feb.1917 Oxford) ; 16.apr.1917 in Lucas Ohio he married opera singer Charlotte Nelson (Knoxville 21.sep.1879-11.dec.1967 Knoxville) who had earlier been married to Orra Lester Brailey 12.jun.1900 and divorced him 1915 (still her grave is inscribed Charlotte Nelson Allen 'Madame Brailey' beloved wife of Charles E Allen)

Title Parts

[] On the boulevard. March, for piano
published and copyright Richard W. Groom, Detroit Orchard Lake Michigan 2jul1900

[] The music men. March millitant. Wind band
pub Fillmore Bros. Co., Cincinnati Ohio 1oct1909
performed at a band concert at the Soldiers' Home, Sandusky Ohio 20jul1911

[] Hungarian dance. Wind band
pub Fillmore Bros. Co., Cincinnati Ohio 1913
performed on violin and piano arranged by Prof. Richard L. Howes by members of the Tuesday Morning Musical Club at the Lyceum-building, Knoxville Tennessee 28feb1928

[] Ming Toy. Chinese intermezzo. Overture. Orchestra
performed by his Symphony orchestra at the photoplay "East is West" at the Riviera Theatre, Knoxville 11-17dec1922

[] Legion March. Wind band
dedication : American Legian post No. 2
performd by the American Legion Band under Joseph Laird at the playground at West Clinch Avenue and Sixteenth Street, Knoxville 10may1931

[] Hungarian dance. Band, Orchestra
copyright renewal Charles E. Allen, Cincinnati 27mar1941
[typically a copyright renewal without knowing the whereabouts of the composer]

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