Hermann Kotzschmar ring, ca. 1860

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Hermann Kotzschmar, the musical director and organist at First Parish Church in Portland and a choral conductor in Portland and elsewhere, always wore this amethyst ring except when he was conducting.

Kotzschmar (1829-1908), a native of Germany, came to Portland in 1849.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hermann Kotzschmar ring, ca. 1860
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Gold, amethyst
  • Local Code: 2002.322.015
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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