Edward Wyer's Creole Cornet Band.

Edward Wyer's Creole Cornet Band.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/115848
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Title

  • Edward Wyer's Creole Cornet Band.

Image Number

  • FP83199A

Year

  • 1887

Series Title

General Note

  • The man seated second row center (the only man with epaulettes) and the white beard is Edward Wyer.

    Biography Note

  • Edward Wyer served as a drummer boy in the Union Army's Corps D'Afrique. He was mustered in at Pensacola as part of Ullman's Brigade. In addition to being the leader of the Wyer Creole/Coronet Band he was also a classical music teacher. Later, "Professor" Wyer's orchestra became the permanent orchestra for the Pensacola Opera House.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 35 mm.

Subject Term

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1577B19F101.

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