ECA control number: 21923
Record level: Listing
Record type: Timeline year
Artist time line: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Subject age: 30 years old
February, 1878: Thomas Edison patents the gramophone (phonograph).
[unknown], 1878: The Gaiety Theatre opens in Boston.
– Emil Carlsen’s oldest brother, Janus Michael Carlsen [1843-1917] has a child, a son, Ketil Carlsen [1878-1941], Emil’s nephew.
– There are no exhibitions, mentions in the newspaper, or works dated from this year for Emil Carlsen while in Boston.
– Carlsen’s earned money teaching students privately from about mid-august 1877 through 1878.
– Carlsen is said to be so broke by the the end of 1878 that by 1879 he is forced to sell at auction but ends up owning money to the auction house.
– Phoebe Jenks (1847-1907), a year older than Emil, was one of his first students.
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Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.
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Record birth date:
May 13, 2017
Last updated: June 29, 2017 at 14:46 pm