Thompson & Odell

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Thompson & Odell (ca.1874 – ca.1905) of Boston, Massachusetts, published music and repaired and manufactured musical instruments. Musicians Charles W. Thompson and Ira H. Odell ran the business.[1] They kept a shop on Tremont Street[2] and later on Washington Street.[3] Towards 1900 "Carl Fischer purchased their catalogs of fretted instrument, band and orchestra music. ... About 1905 the Vega Company took over their manufacturing interests."[4]

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  1. ^ Commerce, manufactures & resources of Boston, Mass: a historical, statistical & descriptive review. National Publishing, 1883
  2. ^ Boston Almanac. 1876
  3. ^ Boston Almanac. 1888, 1894
  4. ^ Christine Merrick Ayars (1937), Contributions to the art of music in America by the music industries of Boston, 1640 to 1936, New York: The H.W. Wilson company, OCLC 26107160 

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