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Armitage, Merle

Richard Hendel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1168 words.

Armitage, Merle (13 February 1893–15 March 1975), book designer, author, and impresario, was born near Mason City, Iowa, the son of Elmer Ellsworth Armitage and Lulu Jacobs. He claimed 12...

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Horniman, Frederick John (1835–1906), tea merchant and founder of the Horniman Museum, London

Michael Horniman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1226 words.

Horniman, Frederick John (1835–1906), tea merchant and founder of the Horniman Museum, London, was born on 8 October 1835 at Bridgwater, Somerset, the fourth of six children of John...

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Johnston, Thomas

Ronald D. Rarick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Publishing; Prints and Printmaking; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1153 words.

Johnston, Thomas (1708?–08 May 1767), engraver, organ builder, and decorative painter, was a prominent . His parentage and place of birth are unknown. Several artists and artisans named...

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Neuendorff, Adolph Heinrich Anton Magnus

Francis P. Brancaleone.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Conducting; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Composition. 1507 words.

Neuendorff, Adolph Heinrich Anton Magnus (13 June 1843–04 December 1897), conductor, composer, and administrator, was born in Hamburg, Germany. He came to the United States with his parents...

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Ornadel, (Simon) Cyril (1924–2011), conductor, composer, and recording producer

Andrew Lamb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Composition. 1245 words.

Ornadel, (Simon) Cyril (1924–2011), conductor, composer, and recording producer, was born in the maternity home at 174 Sutherland Avenue, Paddington, London, on 2 December 1924, the only...

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Pasquali, Francis (fl. 1743–1795)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Theatre; Art Forms; Applied Music; Publishing. 4 words.

See Pasquali, Nicolò [Niccolò]

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Rose, Billy

William Stephenson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Composition; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 2051 words.

Rose, Billy (06 September 1899–10 February 1966), songwriter, show business impresario, and philanthropist, was born on the Lower East Side of New York City, the son of David Rosenberg, a...

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Thurber, Jeannette Meyers

D. Royce Boyer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1029 words.

Thurber, Jeannette Meyers (29 January 1850–02 January 1946), benefactor, impresario, and advocate of music, was born in New York City, the daughter of Henry Meyers (sometimes Meyer) and...

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