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Portrait (full, 2 1/8'' x 5 1/2'') of Jules Levy in uniform, without medals, undated

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Alternate title:Portrait (full, 2 1/8''x5 1/2'') of [Levy?] in uniform, without medals. Photograph by Gibson Art Galleries, Chicago. Mounted. No date, undated
Summary:Along with Mathew Arbuckle, Jules Levy (1838-1903) was one of Patrick Gilmore's most celebrated cornet players. By 1869, Levy was a featured soloist with Theodore Thomas's Orchestra in New York, and he probably joined Gilmore's Band in 1876 at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. In 1878 Levy became one of the first cornet players to make test recordings for Thomas Edison. The friction between Levy and Arbuckle probably led to Levy's resignation from the Gilmore Band. Photograph by Gibson Art Galleries, Chicago. Mounted. No date.
Provider:Gibson Art Galleries
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Illinois
Place of origin – Settlement:Chicago
Topical subjects: American Bandmaster's Association
Levy, Jules, 1838-1903
Genre:Portrait photographs
ArchivesUM location:Patrick Gilmore Collection
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 25
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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