Juhan, Alexander, American violinist, conductor, and composer, probably the son of James Juhan; b . Halifax, 1765; d. 1845. He was taken to Boston in 1768. He was a violinist in Philadelphia in 1783, and later went to Charleston, S.C., where he was active from 1790 to 1792, when he returned to Philadelphia. He composed six piano sonatas, of which 3 are accompanied by flute (or violin), as well as a book of 12 songs, with instrumental accompaniment.
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