My great great grandfather Caleb Rand Bill was a music professor in Salem, Massachusetts before the turn of the 20th century. Whilst researching his story, I found out about two other early music teachers in Salem, who were both Spanish immigrants. It is interesting that they became ardent abolitionists around the time of the American Civil War.
Manuel Fenollosa came to Salem from Spain with his brother in law, Manuel Emilio in 1838 on the US navel frigate United States. …Continue
Added by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on March 15, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments