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Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

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Philadelphia in Images: Portrait of Carl Sentz

Sepia tone photograph of Carl Sentz by Geo. F. Swain on title page of: Germania Waltz : as Performed by the Germania Orchestra / composed by Wm. Candidus Jr.
Philadelphia: R. Meyer, 1863.
Box 24, no. 3.

Carl Sentz was the director of the Germania Orchestra, begun in 1856, incorporated in 1860 and disbanded in 1895. About one half its members continued playing in the Henry Thunder Orchestra, all of which was incorporated into the Philadelphia Orchestra. Sentz came to this country as a drummer with the Steiermarkisches Orchestra.

Carl Sentz

Philadelphia in Images

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