Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 12 items for:

Literature x Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques x clear all

Atkinson, Lawrence (1873–1931), artist, writer, and musician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Literature. 2 words.

See Vorticists

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Carter, Sydney Bertram (1915–2004), songwriter and journalist

Ken Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Composition. 2012 words.

Carter, Sydney Bertram (1915–2004), songwriter and journalist, was born on 6 May 1915 at 36 St Paul's Road, Canonbury, London, the son of Bertram Rust Carter, a jeweller's sundryman's...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Chapin, Harry Forster

Barbara L. Tischler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Composition; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Film; Voice. 722 words.

Chapin, Harry Forster (07 December 1942–16 July 1981), popular singer and writer of topical songs, was born in New York City, the son of James Forbes Chapin, a big-band percussionist, and...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Clidro, Robin (fl. 1547), Welsh-language poet and minstrel

Cennard Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (British and Irish); Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 766 words.

Clidro, Robin (fl. 1547), Welsh-language poet and minstrel, lived near Ruthin, Denbighshire. Although his surname suggests that he was of English extraction, persons bearing the name...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Henderson, Hamish Scott (1919–2002), poet, singer, and folklorist

Ken Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Education; History. 2593 words.

Henderson, Hamish Scott (1919–2002), poet, singer, and folklorist, was born James Scott Henderson on armistice day, 11 November 1919, at Ramleh, Perth Road, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, the son...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Hodes, Art

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Blues; Jazz; Keyboard. 1343 words.

Hodes, Art (14 November 1904?–04 March 1993), jazz pianist and writer, was born in Nikolaev, Russia, the son of William Hodes, a tinsmith, and Dorothy (maiden name unknown). “I’m not...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Jefferson, Eddie

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Blues; Jazz; Dance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1036 words.

Jefferson, Eddie (03 August 1918–09 May 1979), jazz singer, lyricist, and tap dancer, was born Edgar Jefferson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Information about his parents is unknown. It is...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

MacColl, Ewan [formerly James Henry Miller] (1915–1989), songwriter, folk-singer, and playwright

Robin Denselow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Composition. 1153 words.

MacColl, Ewan [formerly James Henry Miller] (1915–1989), songwriter, folk-singer, and playwright, was born James Henry Miller on 25 January 1915 at 4 Andrew Street, Broughton, Salford,...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Melly, (Alan) George Heywood (1926–2007), writer and singer

Philip Hoare.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Voice; Blues; Jazz; Literature. 1687 words.

Melly, (Alan) George Heywood (1926–2007), writer and singer, was born on 17 August 1926 at The Grange, St Michael's Hamlet, Toxteth, Liverpool, the elder son and eldest of three children of...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Rowe, James

Charles K. Wolfe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 681 words.

Rowe, James (1865–1933), gospel music song lyricist, was born in Devonshire, England, the son of John Rowe and Jane Gallard. His father died at age forty-eight, and Rowe left school at an...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page