Therese Ellsworth


Therese Ellsworth earned her M.A. in Music History from New York University and Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music for which she wrote a dissertation “The Piano Concerto in London Concert Life between 1801 and 1850”.  Her publications include The Piano in Nineteenth-Century British Culture (2007) co-edited with Susan Wollenberg, and chapters in Musicians of Bath and Beyond: Edward Loder (1809-1865) and His Family (ed. Nicholas Temperley, 2016), Jan Ladislav Dussek: A Bohemian Composer en voyage through Europe (2012), and Instrumental Music and The Industrial Revolution (2010).  An article about William Sterndale Bennett is forthcoming in Nineteenth-Century Music Review.  She has presented papers in the US, Canada, UK, Belgium and Italy.  An independent scholar, she lives in Washington, DC.


The Joseph Joachim at 185 conference is supported in part by a generous grant from the

University of New Hampshire Center for the Humanities

Burt Feintuch, director

We are grateful for additional financial and practical support from the


Ryan C. McClelland, President


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Christoph Mücher, Director

the Federal Republic of Germany through the German Academic Exchange Service


Dr. Nina Lemmens, Director DAAD North America
and Michael Thomanek, Senior Program Officer

and from

Screen Shot 2015-08-20 at 9.40.16 AMMagazin für Klassische Musik und Musikwissenschaft
Geschäftsstellenleiter: Mathias Brösicke

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