1795-1857
Charles Zeuner

September 20, 1795, Eisleben, Saxony, Germany.

November 7, 1857, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

After emigrating to America, Zeuner settled in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1824. He played the organ for the Park Street Church there, for the Handel and Haydn Society (1830-38), and served as the Society’s president (1838-39). He moved to Philadelphia in 1839, where he was organist at a number of churches. Zeuner wrote a march for the laying of the cornerstone of the Boston Masonic temple (1830), and a oratorio, The Feast of Tabernacles (1836). His other works include:

  1. When in the Sabbath School We Meet
  1. Eckhardtsheim
  2. Hummel
  3. Ira
  4. Missionary Chant
  5. Oaksville
  6. Telemann’s Chant