Page last updated 17th April 2013
Aarn Aachen: Delete this entry, Souvenir
de Norvège is now published but is a piano piece.
Adam-Laussel: This name is a typical French hyphenated name - he
should really be ordered at Laussel. He was b. 1845, d. 1893 and
the Agnus Dei was for voice and organ so he
should not be in the book at all !
Ilze Akerberga was born 8th Aug 1953 in Brooklyn, New York and so
she is American.
Francesco Almasio was b. 1806 not 1846
Delete Anderson, D. S. - he is already in as Sutton-Anderson, D.
Auguste Andlauer died 5th Sep 1926,
John Henry Antill has no 'h' in his surname.
Delete Ernst Arkfen and move the sentence "He published Nun
freut euch, lieben Christen gmein 1953 [MER]." to the
entry Arfken, E..
Gaetano Amadéo was not at Marsaglia but was mdc of the
cathedral in Marseille, France, from 1852 to 1875 and thereafter in
Benny Andersson was born on 16th Dec not
Horace James Anderson was born in Wolverton,
Buckinghamshire and not in Wolverhampton.
Daniel Peter Andres was born 6th Mar 1937 not
The music attributed to Frederick H. Andrews (1804-1885) is more
likely to be by Ferdinand Henry
Andrews b. 1800, Wales; d. 14th Dec 1874, Montréal,
Québec, organist of the Chapel of the Holy Trinity (not to be
confused with the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity) where he had been
organist for 14 years in the year 1848.
Herbert Antcliffe died in 1964
(Abraham) Gottfried Anthes died 11th Sep 1884, Caub. The "1st Oct
1866, Wiesbaden" date was actually that of his retirement.
Of the many variants of Emma Louise Ashford's dates, the most likely
correct version is b. 29th Mar 1850, Newark, DE; d.
22nd Sep 1930, Nashville, TN, USA
William Edwin Ashmall rejected the variations of Charles Ives not
Henri Lebeau d’Aubel: His dates are not correct, the dates given are
those of his brother Alfred Lebeau.
Andrei Balanchivadze: b. 1st June 1906;
d. 28th Apr 1992, Tbilisi, Georgia, USSR
Franz Balluff died 1963, Ratzenried,
Josef Barrera was 18C not
17C, he was active in 1784.
Nevett Bartow was born 1934
The dates of Jan Nepomuk Batka should be b. 16th July 1795,
Jansky Vrch v Javorniku, d. 13th Aug 1874,
Johann Beeftink b. 1941, Groningen not
Jacob Beimel b. 11th Oct 1875, Parichi,
Minsk; d. 17th Nov 1944, New York City, USA (not born 1880).
Théodore Bellamy should read (Gabriel) Théodore Bélamy.
He was b. 9th Jan 1809, Besançon; d. 27th Mar 1878,
Emmanuel Berhle should read Berlhe
Bruno Bettinelli: d. Nov not
Truus Bertijn is female.
Patricia Blomfield Holt: d. 5th June 2003
(Bror) Axel Edvin Boberg: was b. 21st Sep 1876 in Anderslov, Sweden
and so is Swedish
Frédéric Bolli was born in 1953 and
Blanche Boyce: 2nd name was Ula not Ila
Karl Friedrich Breuninger died 1904 not 1914
Eugenio Bubaldi ahould read Bubali
Robert Bückmann died 23rd Dec 1966,
Mönchengladbach, Germany and not 1935.
Franz Bühler d. 1824 not 1823.
W.R.Callender was actually Romaine
Callender b. 16th Aug 1857, England; d. 1930, Canada
Bruce Carleton was a pseudonym of Rob Roy Peery.
Gustav Carlman (1906-1958) has only one 'n' at the end of his name.
Caryon-Martineau should read Jeanne Cayron-Martineau
(d. 1972). A pupil of J. Huré, she was briefly his successor at
the cathedral in Angers from 1909 to 1911.
David Cherwien is spelt incorrectly in header line.
Delete entry for "Chaldek H. C." and see entry for Chladek, H.
Leonardo Ciampa has no 'r' in his surname.
Ralph E. Clewell: b. 10th Mar
1892; d. 9th Dec 1987, Summit, OH
Thomas Henry Croxall d. 22nd Mar 1958, Oxford, and not in 1960.
Edwin Arthur Crusha d. 28th Nov 1954, Palmers Green, London, and not in 1955.
Pauls Dambis was born 30th June not
Scott Davenport is a pseudonym of John M. Rasley
Walenty Dec died 5th June 1938 not
Claire Delbos born November not December.
Michael Dell was organist of Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte
Vedra in Florida and is now at First Presbyterian in Jacksonville.
Jules-Auguste Demersseman: His birth town Hondschoote is just inside
France and so he was French
Joseph Deschermeier was born in Cham, Switzerland and so is Swiss and
Ernest Arthur Dicks died 21st Jan
1948, not October.
Ernst Donajowski retired in 1917 but died 2nd Apr 1922
Philip G. Drew was b. 1951 in Portsmouth
and not 1949.
Henri Duvernoy was born in Paris and so is French !!
Lieven Duvosel was born and died in Ghent.
Fr. Ehlinger should be Friedrich Ehrlinger
Ivar Jarle Eliassen is Norwegian not Swedish.
Elliott both Stanislaus Elliott and
Robert Bernard Elliott should have a double 't' at the end
of their family names.
Delete duplicate entry Winfried Engelhardt, he is correctly found
James Fairlamb was b. 1838 not 1938.
Paul Fally not Pall.
Enea Ferrante not
The Op. 20 of Gustave Ferrata is the Wedding Suite, not Op. 9
Mateo Ferrer (note correct spelling of his first name) d. 1864 not 1883.
José Maria Rocha Ferreira
should be indexed at 'R' and not 'F'.
Delete Fey, B. - he is already in as Feij, B.
Delete Fey. G. P. - he is already in as Feij, G. P. (NB
not Feij, G. B.)
Ludwig Hermann (Otto) Finzenhagen d. 11th Apr 1931.
Gunther Firlinger was born in Linz, Oberösterreich and so
is Austrian not German.
Michel Fischer b. 19th Mar 1948 not 1950.
Heinrich Rudolph Fleischer is related to Martin Luther not Martin
Charles (né Karl) Fradel was born in Vienna and so was Austrian He
spent some years in the USA and died in Tremont, NY.
Lamar Friend is a pseudonym of Peter Pindar Stearns
Arthur Furer b. 1924 not 1934.
Marijan Gabrijelčič is Male
Delete Gordon Galbraith. The "Sonata in Baroque Style" was by Gordon
Ellsworth Young. Galbraith did use the pseudonym Gordon Young, but this
sonata was not by him.
Manuel de Gamarra was Spanish (Basque)
and not Italian. b. 1723, Lekeitio, Vizcaya, Spain; d. 7th Nov
1791, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain.
Andrew Gant was born in Wales.
Michael Samuel David Gattermann taught at the Kolnische Gymnasium (a Jewish School) in Berlin not in Cologne.
Gautier/Gauthier: Delete the entry of Gautier, G. b. 1859. This
publication was from Gabriel Gauthier b. 1808.
The Fugue-Sortie in the entry for the latter was by Jean
François Eugène Gautier b. 1822, Paris; d. 1878, Paris,
organist of Saint-Louis d'Antin and Saint-Eugène.
Gautier, Pierre (1907-1998): Delete this entry. The Sortie solennelle was by Pierre Gautier (1863-1940).
Corbinian Gindele, a monk at the monastery in Beuron, was German.
He may have died in 1986.
Carmine Giodorno shloud read Giordani
Liviu Glodeanu is Male
Padre Julio Valdés Goicoechea d. 30th July 1958,
Vitoria and not 1916.
Lawrence William Goodwill was b. 5th June 1920 in Sunderland,
Co. Durham, and so was English
David Gorten should read David Gorton
Harry Goss-Custard was the brother of Reginald and not his father
(the father's entry is correct)
Czeslaw Grudziński was born 6th July
not on the 9th.
Thórarinn Gudmundsson was not born in 1927. His dates were b.
1896; d. 1979
Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi has 2 'l's in
Delete Gustaaf, A. - this piece was by Gustaaf A.
Schulz who is in the book already.
Edvard Hagerup Bull is in the book twice, once at "Bull"
and once at "Hagerup". Delete the latter entry.
Roland Hallworth should read Roland Hallwirth
Carl F. Halter: b. 10th Oct 1916,
Cleveland, OH, USA; d. 30th Nov 1989, River Forest, IL, USA (not b.
Frithjof Hansen: Delete entry and refer to Spalder, Frithjof
who also used this name.
Delete Dominik Hasler, he is already in at Hassler,
Johann Richard Hauff should read Johann Christian Hauff
Jeannot Heinen is male and not female.
Charles Hesse. Delete this entry, this is Jean-Charles Hess b. 1815.
Frederick Hohmann should be spelled Hohman
Theodor Holterdorf was b. 1910 not 1911.
Walter R. Ihrke: d. 8th Aug 1992,
James Illiff has no 'E' in his surname
Irik, M. - the correct spelling of his first name is Michiel
Christhard Janetzki (NB correct spelling of first
name) was born in 1959 not 1950.
Sarah Jarrell is a pseudonym of Hugh Samuel Livingston jnr.
Marek Jasiński - date of birth should be 10th Sep
Dale Jergensen should read Dale Jergenson.
J. H. Clifford Johnson shuld be Johnston
Edward F. Johnston was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and so was
Delete Winston Johnstone, these pieces were by Walter Russell
Delete Svante Jönsson, he is now known as Svante Leijonblom and
is already in the book at that name.
Donald Joyce: b. 19th Apr 1952
Novelist Franz Kafka cannot be the author of the Two Fugues as they
were published in 1838. It seems more likely they could be the work of
Frantisek Kafka (1776-1855).
Yoshimiro Kanno: First name should be Yoshihiro
Delete Henry Karval - see entry at Henry Kerval
Paul Keivet should read Paul Kieviet. He was b.
N. Kolessa b. 1903 not 1904.
Friedrich Könen: delete this entry and move the two pieces
to Koenen, F.
Leon Kornitzer was born in Vienna and so was Austrian.
Reuven Kosakoff not Rueven
Arkadie Kouguell was b. 1898 and
d. 20th Nov 1985 in New York
(Freidrich) Louis Emil Kunze should read Kunzen
Hermann Lammers: Delete dates and biography. He was b. 21st April
1938, Pijnaker, The Netherlands, and was organist of the Dorpskerk in
Mijnsheerenland from 1970.
Joseph Lammertz should be Lammerz.
Guillaume Landré: It seems more likely
that Edelsteenen (organ or harmonium) Vol. 2 [HEE]
contains music by his father Guillaume (Willem/Wim) Louis
Frédéric Landré (b. 12th June 1874, Amsterdam; d.
1st Jan 1948, Eindhoven).
Bruno Lescarret is not in Quimper, but is organist of Saint-Denis
and a schoolteacher in Saint-Omer, Pas-de-Calais.
James Henry Lewis died 25th Nov 1924
Adolf Lotter was born in Austria
There is confusion between Pawel Łukaszewski (b. 1968) and Pawel
Łukowiec (b. 1973). Souvenir 1 and the Concerto are
by the former and the Toccata by the latter.
Hamilton Crawford MacDougall was b. 1858 not 1868.
William A Mcduff should read Macduff
John Stewart McLellan should read McLennan
Keith MacRoberts is a pseudonym of John M. Rasley
Miroslav Magaleníc should read Miroslav Magdaleníc,
he d. 25th Nov 1969 in Zagreb.
Shoko Maita was born in Harbing, China, in 1935 (one source suggests
he/she is male).
Les Maitres contemporains de l’orgue ed. Jos.
Joubert: Several pieces are indicted as being in Bk. 2 when they
are actually in Bk.1. Bk. 1 contains composers A-La and Bk. 2 contains
Ada Belle (sometimes Adabelle) Gross Marcus: was b. 1921
Jean-Louis Martinet did not die until 20th Dec 2010.
Auguste Massari (note spelling) was b. 1887 not
Alfred Mendelsohn only has one 's' in his name.
Peter Mennin died in June and not July.
Delete entry for Daniel Meyer, he is already in at Daniel Meier (b.
Delete Nicola Mici, he is already in at Nicola Mica
Alexander Sergeivich Mirgorodsky d. 23rd Nov 1994
Romano Moioli: Delete this entry - he is already in at Romano Mojoli
F. Mokers. Delete this entry, this is an alternative spelling for
Lara Moriciano should read Morciano
Mouchel, A.L. du should read Leandre Arthur Dumouchel and
be ordered at 'D'. His dates were b. 1st Mar 1841,
Rigaud, Québec, Canada; d. 10th Jan 1919, Albany NY, USA.
Alphonso Mudarra should read Alonso Mudarra
Mugnani should read Mugnaini
Delete Mühlenbach, A., he is in already at Müllenbach, A.
Delete Nardelli, J. N., she is already in at Necasova. Her full name
is Jindra Necasova-Nardelli.
Delete Franz Nava - this was the pseudonym of Rimbault, E. F.
The Ron Nelson who composed Pebble Beach Sojourn was not
Ron A. Nelson b. 1927, but Ron Nelson b. 14th Dec 1929, Joliet, IL. He
taught at Brown University until retirement in 1993.
Willard I. Nevins - his second name should be spelled Irving.
The middle name of Dan Ehlert Nielsen should
be spelled as here.
Please note the correct spelling of Irina Odăgescu-Ţuţuianu.
The full name of d’Odiardi should be Edmond
Savary d’Odiardi. He was French and taught at the Paris
Conservatoire before living in London. He gave up music for a career in
medicine. He was an unqualified 'quack' according to one medical
journal and was found innocent of manslaughter after killing a patient
Giuseppe Ospomer should read Opsomer.
Wilhelm Otto Östereicher. Delete entry and move pieces to
Wilhelm Otto Österreicher, on the same
Dom Samuel Gregory Ould d. 10th Feb 1939,
Exton Park, Oakham, Rutland and not in 1950.
Joseph Marie Oury was b. 27th Mar 1852, Woimby, Meuse ; d. 5th Aug 1949, Toul, Meurthe-et-
Moselle and so is French and not Belgian.
Léon Paliard was born 1826 not
Miquel Pardo i Llurgarnia should read Llungarriu
Bruno Pasut d. 25th May 2006, Treviso
Alfred Paulsen (1849-1936) was born in Christiania (Oslo), Norway.
He moved to Chicago, IL c. 1888.
Pentti Peltowas b. 26th not 28th August.
Delete Pequier de Perville, this is Charles Joachim Becquié
de Peyreville (1808-1877)
Gerald Peterson is a pseudonym of Lani Smith.
Reinhardt Pfundt is spelled without the 'd' in the
Marie-Héloïse de Pierpoint should read Pierpont
Wilhelm Pihák should read Plhák
and there is already and entry in the book for him.
Franco Piva was born in 1942 not 1938.
Marco Podda was born 1963 not 1965.
Andreas Porfeyte should be Andreas Porfetye
Ambrose Probert Porter died . 16th May 1971, St. Germans, Cornwall (not
1970, Alverstoke, Hampshire)
Artin Porturljan should read Poturlyan or Poturlian
Johannes Praetorius: b. 1595: d. 1660 (not
Hermann Markus Preßl was born 1939 not
Robert E. Procter should be Robert E. Proctor.
Florica Racovita-Flondor: her name should read Racovitză-Flondor.
She died in Cluj, Romania.
Horatiu Radulescu: Delete Op.15, it is not for the organ. Delete
Opp. 9, 14, 20, 28 & 31, these are by Michael Radulescu. Op. 69
& Op. 88 are correct.
Cary Ratcliff (not Ratcliffe with 'e')
Reis, H. P. Dos: Should be ordered at Pires dos
Reis, H. and is female.
Delete Eduard Rhode - he is already, in correctly spelled, at Rohde,
J. E. Richardson should be John Elliott Richardson
Ada Richter: d. 28th May 1990, Camden,
Wilhelm Friederich Riem died 1857 not 1957
Leo Rosenblüth died 2000
(2nd Jan 2001 was the date of his newspaper obituary)
Eduard Rottmanner was born 1809
and not 1790.
Ralf Sach – in the entry he is incorrectly spelled “Sack”
(Julius) Edmund Sachse - I suspect the dates given in the book
(1842-1919) are incorrect - these are the dates of for Julius Friedrich
Sachse, a Philadelphia-area German/American historian.
Gerhard Schedl died 30th November 2000, Eppstein im Taunus not as stated
Hanning Schöder (1896-1987) should read Hanning Schröder
Joseph Schwanter should read Schwantner
Jason Shut should read Jason Shute
August Seelmann died 1885 not 1855
Jesús Gabriel Segade was b. 23rd June 1923 not
Pierre Segond d. 2nd May 2000
Johann Adam Seitz should read Jacob Adam Seitz
Rudy Owens Shackleford should read Shackelford
David Sheinfeld was born in 1906
and not 1910
Delete Vladislav Alexeivich Shut, he is already in at Shut, V.
Alfred J. Silver d. 13th April 1935
Graeme Skinner was born 1960, Wangaratta, Victoria and not in 1955.
Giselher Smekal is of the male gender.
Gerrit Smith - his first name only has one 't'.
Lani Smith is of the male gender.
Hermann Stern was born in Abetifi,
Ghana, Not in Ebingen.
Edwin Strube should read Edwin Stube without 'r'. He was born in New
Jersey in 1922.
William F. Sudds was born in London and so was of English origin.
Heinrich Szadrowsky was born in Würzburg and so was of German origin.
Julian Sztarko: Delete this entry, this is Julius Štarka, already listed in the
Giosuè Tagliabu should be Giosuè Tagliabue.
Joseph Tal: Full name omitted in main entry.
Gloria Tapi should read Gloria Tapia. Her dates are
b. 1927; d. 2008
László Tihanyi was born 21st Mar 1956 in
Aaron Travers was b. 1975,
Portsmouth, VA, USA and not as stated.
Dick van Engelsman should be Dick den Engelsman
and so should be ordered at Engelsman, D den.
Rowy van Hest is female.
Theodor Vehmeir should read Theodor Vehmeier
Marcelle Henriette Marie Villin is female and was born 8th May 1927, Plomion, Aisne
Adam Valentin Volckmar d. 11th Sep 1851,
Rinteln not 1852
Wackenthaler: The pieces from Le journal des organistes [LJO] listed
under Joseph Wackenthaler (1795-1869) should be listed under Joseph
Wackenthaler (the younger) (1840-1913)
William Richard Waghorne was born in Edinburgh and so is Scottish. He moved to Houston, Texas.
Robert Eugene Ward: d. 3rd Apr 2013, Durham, NC and not 1994
Betsy Warren was b. 1921, Boston,
H. Watkins b. 1976 is Huw Watkins not
Norma Ruth Wendelburg not Wendelberg
Henry Davan Wetton died on 2nd Dec not
Kazimierz Wilkomorski should read Wiłkomirski and
he was born in 1900 not 1901.
Hans Wittmer should read Hans Wittwer.
He was a famous architect but also a music student of Sigfrid
Karg-Elert. He was b. 4th Feb 1894, Basle, Switzerland; d. 19th Mar
Dom Sebastian Wolff OSB was born in Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland and not in England.
Frederic Herbert Wood died 16th June 1963
not in May.
Idée fixe: Triptyque is not by Dimitri
Yanov-Yanovsky (b. 1963) but by his father, Felix Yanov-Yanovsky
(b. 1934, Tashkent). It is
in 21e Siècle, D’Est en Ouest: Cinq pièces
d’aujourd’hui 2005 [CDM].
Daniele Zanettovich is Male.
Imants Zemzaris did not compose the Toccata in Collection Panorama vol. 3 1995 [BIL] - this was by Ingmars Zemzaris (b. 1973) who will appear on the New Composers page in due course.
[CLL] This publisher is Comellini not Comelli.
[JZZ] Jazzmuze is spelt with three 'z's.
[LHR] The publishers name is Moritz Schauenburg based in Lahr and
not the other way round. The publisher still exists but no longer
The Parisian church Temple du Saint-Esprit and l'Église
réformée du Saint-Esprit are one and the same.
Appendix D p. 920 - the captions of Tables 13 and 14 are transposed.