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Journeys of an Immigrant Violinist: Jacques Oliveira in Civil War-Era - New York and New Orleans
Journal of the Society for American Music (2012) Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 51-82

This article explores the US career of the Dutch immigrant violinist Jacques Oliveira. Following successful performances in Britain, Oliveira sailed for the US in the fall of 1859. Under P.T. Barnum's management, the 23-year-old became a fixture on New York's ...