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composer , musician

Alexander Reinagle, musician, composer. member St. Andrew’s Society of Pennsylvania, 1794.

Background

Reinagle, Alexander was born in April 1756 in Portsmouth, England. Son of Joseph Reinagle.

Career

Worked on series of city concerts, Philadelphia, 1786-1794. Composer: Twenty-Four Short and Easy Pieces for the Pianoforte, circa 1774.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Twenty-Four Short and Easy Pieces for the Pianoforte, circa 1774. Original incidental music for: Slaves in Algiers, 1794, Columbus, 1797, The Savoyard, 1797, Pizarro, 1800, The Castle Spectre, 1800. (entire score for operas) The Sicilian Romance, 1795, The Volunteers, 1795.

      (songs) “The Federal March,” “America, Commerce and Freedom,” “The Tars of Columbia.”.

Membership

Member St. Andrew’s Society of Pennsylvania, 1794.

Connections

Married twice; married second, Anna Duport, September 20, 1803. Children: Thomas, Hugh, Georgianna.

father:
Joseph Reinagle. Reinagle

spouses:
Anna Duport

twice

children:
Thomas Reinagle

Georgianna Reinagle

Hugh Reinagle