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Finding Aid for the Charles Appy Papers, ca. 1824-1934.
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This collection consists of correspondence and musical excerpts.
Charles Ernest Appy was born of French parents in The Hague, Netherlands; his family moved to Amsterdam, where Charles studied piano with Richard Hol, cello with Charles Montigny, and later with Merlen; in 1851 became cellist in the concert orchestra at Zaandam; in 1854 he performed as a solo cellist in Scotland; two years later he became a member of the Amsterdam Park Orchestra and of the orchestra of the Felix Meritis Society; in 1857 he assisted with the concerts at London's Crystal Palace, returning to join the orchestra of the Caecilia Society in Amsterdam; began playing in a string quartet in 1862; served as cello teacher at the Maatschappij tot Bevordering van Toonkunst, 1864-83; opened a school of music in Amsterdam; his compositions for cello include Phantasies on themes from Der freischütz and Robert der Teufel, as well as small salon pieces.
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