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Brand Image Info Addresses
       
WALSH Peter Nicholas   'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1842-50 19, Stephen's Green, North (*1842), 18, Stephen's Green North (*1850), Dublin
WARREN William
| WARRING
  'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1814-21 65, Grafton Street (*1814)(*1815)(*1816)(*1821), Dublin
WEBER Ferdinand

(1715 1784)

 

Harpsichord ca. 1746, The Cobbe Piano Collection, Surrey, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte ca. 1772, nameboard, Metropolitan Museum, New York, N.Y., U.S.
Square pianoforte ca. 1775, Private Collection, U.K.
Square pianoforte of 1775, Eric Feller Early Keyboard Instruments Collection, Germany
Spinet ca. 1780, The Cobbe Collection, East Clandon, near Guildford, Surrey, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte ca. 1784, Present Owner unknown

 
'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1772-1784

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on Dublin Music Trade

Dublin

London, England

WHITE J.   'Pianoforte-manufacturer' ca. 1832 21, Anne Street S. (*1832), Dublin
WHITE John Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1903-10 27, York Street (*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910), Dublin
WHITE Thomas   'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1835-46 21, South Anne Street (x1835)(**1837)(*1842)(*1846), Dublin
WILKINSON William 'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1830-49 4, Essex Quay (**1830)(x1830), 4, Anglesea Street (*1832), 5, Essex Quay (x1835), 1, Aston Quay (*1847), 33, Wellington Quay (*1849),  Dublin
WILLIS Isaac  

"Published this day, by J. WILLIS and Co., Royal Musical Repository, 65, St. James's-street (opposite Jermyn-street), London, and 7, Westmoreland-street, Dublin, where may be found every variety of grand, cabinet, cottage, square, and circular Piano Fortes ; likewise Harps, with all the late improve5its, by the most eminent makers, at the lowest manufacturers. [...]" The Harmonicon, 09/1826, p. 63

"MUSIC.- WILLIS and CO., Royal Musical Repository and Circulating Library, 55, St. James Street, (opposite Jermyn Street), London, and 7, Westmoreland Street, Dublin, respectfully inform the Nobility and Gentry that their Rooms are always supplied with a splendid variety of Grand Cabinet, Self-playing, Cottage, Square, and Circular Piano-Fortes, by the most eminent Makers, at the lowest Manufacturers' Prices; also Harps, Guitars, and every other Musical Instrument. [...]" The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc., 19/06/1830, p. 406

 

'Piano forte-maker' and pianoforte dealer and Music-publisher ca. 1816-32

See also GOULDING of London

WILLIS Isaac & Co (x1826)(*1830)(x1830)(*1832)(x1835), see also WILLIS John in London, England

Succeeded by ROBINSON & BUSSELL (*1849)

7, Westmoreland Street (x1821)(x1826)(x1830)(*1832)(x1835), 65, St. James's Street (opposite Jermyn Street (x1826), Dublin

 3, Angel Court, opposite Somerset House (**1822), 55, St. James's Street (x1830), 22, Southampton Street, Strand (x1830)(*1832), London

WOFFINGTON Robert

 

Square pianoforte ca. 1780, Chilcott's Auction room in Honiton 2021
Claviorganum ca. 1785, private collectionSquare Pianoforte ca. 1789, Radbon Collection, Germany
Upright pianoforte ca. 1790, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, M.A., U.S.

INFO EXTRA

dublinmusictrade.ie

Michael Cole's Blog (2021)

Robert Woffington timeline - Margaret Debenham (2016)

 

'Organ Builder and Pianoforte-maker', harpsichord maker, musical instrument-maker (guitars) and organist (?) ca. 1773-1832

GIBSON William & WOFFINGTON Robert (1775-78), see GIBSON

WOFFINGTON Robert (*1792)(*1800)(*1804)(*1814)(*1819)(*1824)(x1830)(*1832)

Succeded by his sons, Thomas & Abraham WOFFINGTON ca. 1820

6, Grafton Street (1775--78), 9, William Street (*1792)(*1800)(*1802)(*1804)(*1814)(*1815)(*1819)(*1824)(**1830)(x1830)(*1832), Dublin
WOOD Charles Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1842 4, Beaver Street (*1842), Dublin
 

 

(*1792): 'The Gentleman's and citizen's almanack, for the year 1792', p. 104 (archive.org)

(*1800): 'Gentleman's and Citizen's Almanack', 1800, p. (Woffington) 109

(*1802): 'The Gentleman and Citizen's Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord', 1802, p. 106

(*1804): 'The Treble Almanack for the Year 1804', p. (Woffington) 100

(*1814): 'The Gentleman and Citizen's Almanack for the Year of Our Lord 1814', p. 107+104

(*1815): 'Treble Almanack for the Year of 1815, Dublin', 1815

(*1816): 'The Gentleman and Citizen's Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord', 1816, p. 134

(*1819): 'The Treble Almanack for the Year 1819', p. 144

(*1821): 'The Treble Almanack for the Year 1821', p. 129

(x1821): 'The Royal Excursion to Ireland. A characteristic sonata for the piano forte, etc.', 1821

(*1824): 'The Treble Almanack for the Year 1824', p. 149

(x1826): 'The Harmonicon', 09/1826, p. 63

(*1830): 'The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc.', 19/06/1830, p. 406

(**1830): 'The Gentleman's and citizen's almanack, for the year 1830', p. 138 (archive.org)

(x1830): 'Wilson's Dublin Directory for the year 1830', p. 136/138

(*1832): 'The Gentleman's and citizen's almanack, for the year 1832', p. 146/147/148 (archive.org)

(x1835): 'Dublin Almanac and General Register of Ireland', 1835, p. 401

(**1837): 'Dublin Almanac and General Register of Ireland for the Year of Our Lord', 1837, p. 492

(*1842): 'Gentleman's and Citizen's Almanack', 1842, p. 773-774

(*1846): 'Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland', 1846

(*1847): 'The Dublin almanac, and general register of Ireland, for 1847', p. 894

(*1849): 'The Dublin Almanac and General Register of Ireland', 1849, p. 910

(*1850): 'Thom's Directory of Ireland', 1850

 

 

 

(*1903): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1903, p. 1103-1110 (Gallica)

(*1906): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique', 1906, p. 1091-1100 (Gallica)

(*1909): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1909, p. 1105-1113 (Gallica)

(*1910): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1910, p. 1144-1153 (Gallica)

(1): 'Histoire de piano de 1700 1950', Mario Pizzi, 1983

(2): 'Makers of the Piano 1700-1820' and 'Makers of the Piano 1820-1860', Martha Novak Clinkscale, 1993

 


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