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Dommer, Arrey von (1828 - 1905), music historian, librarian

Gaynor G. Jones and Bernd Wiechert

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Danzig [now Gdańsk], 9 Feb 1828; d Treysa, nr Marburg an der Lahn, 18 Feb 1905). German music historian and librarian. He intended to follow a career in theology, but changed to music (1851), studying composition in Leipzig with J.C. Lobe and E.F. Richter and taking organ lessons. He taught music in Leipzig before moving to Hamburg in 1863, where he gave lectures on music history and theory.

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