Francis H. Jenks

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Francis Henry Jenks
Born June 2, 1838[1][2]
Nantucket, Massachusetts[3]
Died December 9, 1894[4]
Roxbury, Massachusetts[5]
Alma mater Boston Latin School (1851).[6]
Spouse(s) Julia[7] M. Clark (m. March 20, 1865,[8] d. February 24, 1919).[7]
Children Edwin M. Jenks[7]

Francis Henry Jenks (June 2, 1838 – December 9, 1894) was a 19th-century theater critic in Boston whose work appeared in the Boston Globe, The Boston Daily Advertiser, The Boston Courier and The Boston Evening Transcript newspapers, The New England magazine, Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and other publications.[9][10]

Jenks was music and dramatic editor of The Boston Evening Transcript from 1881 to 1894.[11][12] Jenks donated a number of theater-related items to the collection of the Boston Athenæum.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elson, Louis Charles (1912), University Musical Encyclopedia Vol. I, New York, NY: The University Society, p. 292. 
  2. ^ De Bekker, Leander Jan (1924), Black's Dictionary of Music & Musicians: Covering the Entire Period of Musical History from the Earliest Times to 1924, London, UK: A. & C. Black, ltd., p. 296. 
  3. ^ Elson, Louis Charles (1912), University Musical Encyclopedia Vol. I, New York, NY: The University Society, p. 292. 
  4. ^ De Bekker, Leander Jan (1924), Black's Dictionary of Music & Musicians: Covering the Entire Period of Musical History from the Earliest Times to 1924, London, UK: A. & C. Black, ltd., p. 296. 
  5. ^ Elson, Louis Charles (1912), University Musical Encyclopedia Vol. I, New York, NY: The University Society, p. 292. 
  6. ^ Jenks, Henry Fitch (1886), Catalogue of the Boston Public Latin School, Established in 1635, Boston, MA: Boston Latin School Association., p. 200 
  7. ^ a b c The New York Times (February 26, 1919), Obituary Notes, New York, NY: The New York Times., p. 11 
  8. ^ Elson, Louis Charles (1912), University Musical Encyclopedia Vol. I, New York, NY: The University Society, p. 292. 
  9. ^ Excerpt from an article published in The New England magazine. / (Volume 17, Issue 5, January 1895) by Francis H. Jenks
  10. ^ "Boston Herald, "American Music. Dvorak . . . Radical Opinions," (May 28, 1893)". 
  11. ^ De Bekker, Leander Jan (1924), Black's Dictionary of Music & Musicians: Covering the Entire Period of Musical History from the Earliest Times to 1924, London, UK: A. & C. Black, ltd., p. 296 
  12. ^ Elson, Louis Charles (1912), University Musical Encyclopedia Vol. I, New York, NY: The University Society, p. 292. 
  13. ^ "Boston Athenæum Theater Database".