1819–1858

Introduction

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Born: Oc­to­ber 23, 1819, Be­ver­ly, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: Oc­to­ber 26, 1858, Co­lum­bia, South Ca­ro­li­na.

Buried: Nor­walk Un­ion Ce­me­te­ry, Nor­walk, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Biography

Isaac was the hus­band of Ma­ry Ab­by Put­nam.

He stu­died with Lo­well Ma­son in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chusetts, and had fur­ther stu­dies in Pa­ris and Lon­don in the late 1830’s.

After re­turn­ing to Bos­ton, he taught mu­sic, played the or­gan, and con­duct­ed chor­al groups.

He ed­it­ed the World of Mu­sic and the Am­er­i­can Month­ly Mu­sic­al Re­view. In 1849, he moved to New York.

After con­tract­ing tu­ber­cu­lo­sis, he tra­veled in the Me­di­ter­ra­ne­an and Flor­i­da.

Works

Woodbury pro­duced or­a­to­ri­os, can­ta­tas, cho­rus­es, glees, pi­a­no piec­es, teach­ing piec­es, and:

Sources

Lyrics

Music