Button, Simon

Error message

  • Deprecated function: Array and string offset access syntax with curly braces is deprecated in include_once() (line 20 of /home/cdthrer/public_html/dublinmusictrade.ie/includes/file.phar.inc).
  • Deprecated function: implode(): Passing glue string after array is deprecated. Swap the parameters in drupal_get_feeds() (line 394 of /home/cdthrer/public_html/dublinmusictrade.ie/includes/common.inc).
Dates Active in Dublin: 



[Dates differ according to sources: Boydell (Calendar) gives the dates as 1712 to 1719 and Pollard gives them as 1713 to 1722.]

Select Product/Work List: 

Published (as listed in Flood)

  • 'John Sigismund Cousser's Birthday Ode for Queen Ann as performed at Dublin Castle', 6 February 1712
  • 'The King's Birthday Ode', 28 May 1719
  • An Irish Jig or the Night Ramble, c. 1712 [Boydell Long Room suggests that may have been printed in London, not by Button (citing The Catalogue of Printed Music in the British Library to 1980)]
  • Sold

  • 'Lately imported from Leghorn, a Great parcell of right Venus Catlin Strings for Volins, and base Vialls etc. Also Silver thirds and Fourths for Violins, the best Strings that have been in this Kingdom. And are to be Sold for three Pence per Knot the Caitlin Strings, or for six Shillings per Bundel, the Silver Strings will be Sold for five Pence per Ring, which is one Penny Chaper in Each, than they were Sold for here. Where Gentlemen may be Furnished with the Newest Instrumental Musick at the first Cost, allowing only the Exchange, and also very fine Flute Bous [sic] for Violins', 1722 (Harding's Impartial News-Letter)
  • Last Update: 20-05-2021