Winchester VA: John Towers, 1897. Paperback. Mr. Towers speak forcefully for the contribution of women as musicians and composers in his article in "The Musician" of April, May and June 1897. Following the article is an alphabetical list of women musicians. He also apologizes to the "hundreds of Women who have done, and are still doing excellent work in the field of music all the world over, whose names are absent from the following list..." This pamphlet memorializes the article and is dedicated to Florence Sutro, a gifted musician, artist and lawyer in New York City Society. She created the National Federation of Women's Music Clubs and was president of the Woman's department of the Music Teachers National Association. She and her husband Theodore were advocates for women's suffrage.
Sml. 8vo, 30pp, printed photo of Florence Sutro. Publishers printed blue paper wrappers, title in blue on cover and advertisement for the Estey Piano Rooms on verso. Tipped in at the rear is a one page testimonial of Estey Piano Co by Mrs Sutro. Printed on the last page of text is "By way of proof of the onward march of women in the elysian field of music.." and goes on to praise the works of Florence Sutro the president of the newly created Woman's Department of the Music Teachers National Association. Light brown marking on lower edge of cover and first few pages and foredge of wrappers o/w very good condition. OCLC: 14545194. Very good condition. Item #26346