Biography:Edwin Christie

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Edwin Christie

 Given name:     Edwin
 Middle name:     
 Family name:     Christie
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 Profile:     Composer, Musician
 Source of information: Howe William Bradbury Ryan and Irish Music in Nineteenth Century Boston?email work card=view-paper

Biographical notes

EDWIN CHRISTIE was the composer of ten tunes in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883). He is sometimes confused with the blackface minstrel performer Edwin Christy, however, Edwin Christie was a member of a Boston family of performers that also included George, Henry, Kate and Helen. "One of these Christies also led a quadrille band the worked out of 103 Court Street, Boston, in the 1870s, which was [music publisher] Elias Howe's address at the time" [1].

  1. PAUL F. WELLS (2010). Elias Howe, William Bradbury Ryan, and Irish Music in Nineteenth-Century Boston. Journal of the Society for American Music, 4, p. 415.