Arnold, Johann (John) C 22.dec.1852-1908 Germany, Munchen - USA West Virginia, Parkersburg
pianist, violinist, bandmaster, 1871 graduate of the Koniglichen Konservatorium in Leipzig, 21.aug.1873 emigrated as pianist to the USA, 1875 residing in Washington Pennsylvania, teacher of music (violin, harmony) in public schools, 1877-1886 residing in Troy NY, 1889 residing in Washington Pennsylvania, 1895-1907 known as J C Arnold professor of music in Parkersburg, 1895 first bandmaster of the Parkersburg Citizens Concert Band (1884-1895 named Lauckport Band) which gave series of concerts each year at Terrapin Park, 1898 bandmaster of the Menominee City Orchestra at the Promenade winter concerts in Menominee Michigan, 1900 residing at 949 Avery Street in Parkersburg, 1907 conductor of the Camden Theatre Orchestra and residing at 653 8th Street in Parkersburg

1875 he married Caroline 'Carrie' Huester (Germany 19.jun.1853-21.jan.1925 Parkersburg) ; of 6 children the 3 professional musicians John Gustave 'J Gus' (Washington oct.1875-1909 Parkersburg) leader of the Auditorium Orchestra Parkersburg ; music teacher Edward 'Eddie' (Troy oct.1886-) ; Richard 'Richie' (Washington 21.dec.1889-) musician at Trenton Theatre Lynchburg Virginia

Title Parts

[] Blennerhassett march
pub J. W. Pepper, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 1899
written in the early 1890s by professor J. C. Arnold of Parkersburg to mark the occasion of a visit to Parkersburg by the conductor John Philip Sousa

[] Halcyon Club march
pub J. W. Pepper, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 1900

[] Haste away. Galop
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston, Massachusetts 1901

[] Bon jour. March
pub J. W. Pepper, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 1901

[] The coquette march
pub Fillmore Brothers, Cincinnati, Ohio 1901

[] Woodland echoes. Divertissement for piccolo and clarinets
music Behr, arranged for military band John C. Arnold
pub Oliver Ditson, Boston 15feb1902

[] La rose blanche. Concert polka
pub John Church, Cincinnati, Ohio 1902

[] Au printemps. Overture
pub John Church, Cincinnati, Ohio 1905

[] The Chancellor waltzes. Piano
dedication: To Mr. Ed. Brast, proprietor Chancellor Hotel, Parkersburg
pub Lloyd-Baxter Music Co., Parkersburg West Virginia 1905

[] 12th Regiment march
pub J. W. Pepper, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 1907

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