She was born Amy Marcy Cheney on this day in Henniker, NH.  In celebration we are giving away copies of our critical edition of Mvt. II — Alla siciliana — from her Symphony op. 32, “Gaelic” — please fill out this form to receive your PDF copy!  Supplies are limited; this offer is valid through Sept. 12, 2022.

And here is Amy in 1878 in San Francisco — maybe she’s having a little fun on her birthday?  (Photo courtesy University of New Hampshire (Durham) Library Special Collections.