Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1860

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Hermann Kotzschmar, a native of Finsterwalde, Germany, came to Portland in 1849, where he became conductor and pianist for the Union Street Theatre Orchestra.

Kotzschmar (1829-1908) later became organist for First Parish Church in Portland, a job he held for 47 years.

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  • Title: Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1860
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Object Type: Image

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