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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

Cyrus Libby Curtis, 1859

Cyrus Libby Curtis, 1859

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Maine Historical Society

Cyrus Libby Curtis, a Portland businessman and enthusiastic amateur musician, was in Boston on business and happened to hear the young German playing the piano.

Curtis was impressed, so chatted with Kotzschmar, and ended up inviting him to move to Portland where Curtis assured him there would be work.

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