1795–1857
Charles Zeuner

Sep­tem­ber 20, 1795, Eis­leb­en, Sax­o­ny, Ger­ma­ny.

No­vem­ber 7, 1857, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Cim­e­ti­ère de Mont­martre, Par­is, France.

Zeuner em­i­grat­ed to Am­eri­ca and 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, Penn­syl­van­ia, 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 an 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. Luther’s Chant
  5. Missionary Chant
  6. Oaksville
  7. Telemann’s Chant

where to get Zeun­er’s pic­ture