Penn Library Department of Special Collections

William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

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Philadelphia Composers: William Candidus (b. 1845)

William Candidus was born in Philadelphia. He worked as a piano builder for Steinway and performed as an operatic tenor in England and Germany.

Compositions by Candidus in the Collection

Item No.TitleImprintPlate No.Illustration
Box 24
no. 3
Germania Waltz : as performed by the Germania Orchestra / composed by Wm. Candidus Jr. Philadelphia : R. Meyer, 1863 R. M. 69 Portrait of Carl Sentz / Geo. Swain


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