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Bull, Ole

Russell C. Nelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Strings; Composition. 1828 words.

Bull, Ole (05 February 1810–17 August 1880), concert violinist, composer, and patriot, was born Ole Bornemann Bull in Bergen, Norway, the son of Johan Storm Bull, an apothecary, and Anna...

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Carter, Maybelle

Charles K. Wolfe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Strings; Country and Western Music; Social and Cultural History. 1023 words.

Carter, Maybelle (10 May 1909–23 October 1978), country-music singer and instrumentalist and matriarch of a music performing dynasty, known as Mother Maybelle, was born Maybelle Addington...

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Goossens, (Annie) Sidonie [Sid] (1899–2004), harpist

John Marson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Strings. 1519 words.

Goossens, (Annie) Sidonie [Sid] (1899–2004), harpist, was born at 78 Seaview Road, Liscard, Cheshire, on 19 October 1899, the fifth and youngest surviving child of Eugène Goossens...

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Hartley, Wallace Henry (1878–1912), musician and bandleader on the RMS Titanic

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Strings; Conducting. 2045 words.

Hartley, Wallace Henry (1878–1912), musician and bandleader on the RMS Titanic, was born on 2 June 1878 at 136 Greenfield Hill, Colne, Lancashire, the second of the six children (four...

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