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Twomey, Michael J.



  • Existence: 1881 - 1952

Biographical Note

Michael J. Twomey (1881-1952) was an Irish-born musician and entertainer best-known for his promotion of Irish music and culture in Boston through the founding and managing of the Irish Pipers Band of Boston, which formed in 1922 and continued to perform under various names through the 1930s.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Michael J. Twomey broadcast log books


Two hardcover notebooks documenting broadcasts and live performances of Michael J. Twomey's Boston-based band, originally called Twomey's Irish Pipers' Orchestra, later renamed Twomey's Irish Minstrels. Also included are a photograph of the orchestra, a program for The Irish Pipers' Band of Boston Second Annual Grand Costume Ball, and two newspaper clippings of articles concerning the band.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1924-1942, 1952