Catlin, George Bassoon

There is 1 original bassoon of George Catlin (Weathersfield, CT 1778 – Camden, NJ 1852) in the Hichwa-Rachor database. Catlin flourished in Hartford, CT, USA, 1799-1815, and in Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1816-1850. He advertised not only making woodwinds but also strings and keyboards. He was one of the earliest bassoon makers in the United States.

George Catlin Literature

Jansen, Will. The Bassoon: Its History, Construction, Makers, Players and Music. Frits Knuf, 1978, Vol. I, p. 348.

Rice, Albert. Four Centuries of Musical Instruments. 2015, p. 184.

Waterhouse, William. The New Langwill Index. Tony Bingham, 1993.

Young, Phillip. 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments. Tony Bingham, 1993.

Catlin, George, 4 key bassoon; CatlinG1-O-Sigal1995.29

CatlinG1-O-Sigal1995.29 General Information

CatlinG1-O-Sigal1995.29 Data Spreadsheet

CatlinG1-O-Sigal1995.29 Photos