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Henry Christian Timm (July 11, 1811 – September 5, 1892) was a German-born American pianist, conductor, and composer.


Biography

Timm was born in
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. He worked in New York City as a concert pianist, teacher, organist, and chamber musician. He also helped conduct the New York Philharmonic and served as the President of the city's Philharmonic Society from 1847 to 1864. He composed a Great
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s, besides transcribing the works of other composers into versions for two pianos. He died in New York.


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