William James Robjohn

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William James Robjohn

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Birthplace: Tavistock, Devon, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Morganton, NC, USA
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Son of William Robjohn
Brother of Thomas Robjohn and Frank Robjohn

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About William James Robjohn

At 14 he emigrated with his family to New York.

1858-60 he was a boy soloist at Trinity Church, New York.

1861-67 he was an actor; then a professional musician (changing his name to Caryl Florio in 1870 because of family opposition).

He was widely active in New York, Baltimore and Indianapolis as an organist, accompanist and conductor of choruses and opera (Havana 1878).

He became musician for the Vanderbilt Family in Asheville, North Carolina.

Many of his works are still available at specialist music stores.

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William James Robjohn's Timeline

1843
November 3, 1843
Tavistock, Devon, United Kingdom
1920
November 21, 1920
Age 77
Morganton, NC, USA