1792–1871

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 5, 1792, Mil­ford, Ver­mont.

Died: March 12, 1871, Brook­lyn, New York.

Biography

Pond was a pi­a­no mak­er in Al­ba­ny, New York by 1820.

In 1832, he moved to New York Ci­ty and joined the Firth bro­thers, and in 1863 be­gan the bu­si­ness known as William A. Pond & Com­pa­ny.

He wrote and com­piled tune mu­sic, es­pe­cial­ly for Sun­day schools, and con­duct­ed the New York Sac­red Mu­sic So­ci­e­ty and the New York Acad­e­my of Sac­red Mu­sic.

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