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An Early American Family Of Flutists, Wendell Dobbs Oct 2008

An Early American Family Of Flutists, Wendell Dobbs

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An overview of the history of a dynasty of flutists, flute manufacturers and music publishers established by English emigrant Edward R. Riley in New York. Riley and copperplate printer Thomas Adams formed the firm Riley & Adams in 1812. It is said that all his three sons became music publishers, music instrument manufacturers and retailers.