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Distin, Henry (John )locked

  • Robert E. Eliason
  •  and Lloyd P. Farrar


(b London, July 22, 1819; d Philadelphia, Oct 11, 1903). Cornetist and brass instrument manufacturer of English birth active in America. He was the second son of Henry Distin, an English musician who in 1833 formed with his four sons a brass ensemble known as the Distin Family Quintet. After the death of the eldest son in ...

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W. Waterhouse: The New Langwill Index: a Dictionary of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers and Inventors