1795–1857
Charles Zeuner

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 20, 1795, Eis­leb­en, Sax­o­ny, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: No­vem­ber 7, 1857, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Buried: Cim­e­ti­ère de Mont­martre, Pa­ris, France.

Grave

Biography

Zeuner em­i­grat­ed to Am­eri­ca and set­tled in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts, in 1824.

He played the or­gan for the Park Street Church in Bos­ton, for the Han­del and Hay­dn So­ci­e­ty (1830–38), and served as the So­ci­e­ty’s pre­si­dent (1838–39).

He moved to Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia, in 1839, where he was or­gan­ist at a num­ber of church­es.

Works

Zeun­er wrote a march for the lay­ing of the cor­ner­stone of the Bos­ton Ma­son­ic tem­ple (1830), and an or­a­to­rio, The Feast of Tab­er­na­cles (1836).

His oth­er works in­clude:

Sources

Lyrics

Music

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Zeun­er (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?