Penn Library Department of Special Collections

William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

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Philadelphia Composers: Edward Mack (1826-1882)

Edward Mack was born in Stuttgart, Germany and came to the United States when he was five years old. He entered the Philadelphia Institute for the Blind in 1844. Mack lived in New London, Connecticut for a brief period but then returned to Philadelphia. His principal output as a composer was in the form of dance music and marches for the piano.

There are thirty-five compositions by Edward Mack in the collection.

Selected Compositions by Mack in the Collection

Item No.TitleImprintPlate No.Illustration
Box 28
no. 28
Amazon Galop : the Gipsey Set, no. 10 / by E. Mack Washington, D. C. : John F. Ellis, 1868 None Gypsy mother and her children / M. H. Traubel, Lith.
Box 28
no. 22
The Chick Waltz / by E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1867 9591.3 Color: Five chicks / T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 28
no. 23
The Child's Prayer : air with brilliant variations / composed for piano by E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1865 9199.7 Child in prayer kneeling on a bed / T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 28
no. 25
Dew Drop / E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1871 12159.4 A woman sniffing a blossom in a garden / T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 41
no. 11
Dolly Varden Grand March [or Dolly Varden Quadrille] / E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1872 13181.4 Color: Five womenin period dress dancing a quadrille. Above them is a portrait of Dolly Varden / T. Sinclair & Son Lith.
Box 28
no. 26
Flora Mazurka / by E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1867 9548.4 Portrait of a woman / C. Inger ; T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 41
no. 21
General Buell's Grand Quick Step / [composed by E. Mack] Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1862 8641.4 Portrait of General Don Carlos Buell / T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 15
no. 20
General Grant's Grand March / composed by E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1862 None Portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant
Box 15
no. 44
General Grant's Grand March / composed by E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1864 8769.3 Portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant / T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 14
no. 26
General McClellan's Grand March : respectfully dedicated to Major General McClellan / composed by E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1861 8279.3 Color: Portrait of General McClellan / T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 14
no. 27
General McClellan's Grand March : respectfully dedicated to Major General McClellan / composed by E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1861 8279.4 Color: Portrait of General George B. McClellan with horse / T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 28
no. 30
Little Family Polka / by E. Mack Philadelphia : Marsh, 1864 None Young woman tending a family of rabbits / Rosenthal's Lith.
Box 38
no. 32
Velocipede Gallop / by E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1869 10 365-3 Five scenes of people riding bicycles / T. Sinclair's Lith.
Box 28
no. 38
Wild Flowers : a la valse / E. Mack Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1871 12158.4 Little girl picking wildflowers in a field / T. Sinclair's Lith.


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