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Boyle, Richard, third earl of Burlington and fourth earl of Cork

Pamela Denman Kingsbury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Architecture; Music. 5862 words.

Boyle, Richard, third earl of Burlington and fourth earl of Cork (1694–1753), architect, collector, and patron of the arts, was born on 25 April 1694 at Burlington House, Piccadilly,...

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Jennens, Charles

Ruth Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Religion; Literature; Music. 1181 words.

Jennens, Charles (1700/01–1773), patron of the arts and librettist, was born probably at Gopsall Hall, Leicestershire, the son of Charles Jennens (bap. 1662, d. 1747), gentleman and JP, son...

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Lanier, Nicholas

Michael I. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Applied Music; Financial Aspects of Art; Composition. 1675 words.

Lanier, Nicholas (bap. 1588, d. 1666), musician and art dealer, was baptized on 10 September 1588 in the church of Holy Trinity Minories, London. His father, John Lanier (d. 1616), was a...

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Marshall, Julian

Arthur Searle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Music Education and Pedagogy. 948 words.

Marshall, Julian (1836–1903), music and print collector and writer, was born at Headingley, near Leeds, on 24 June 1836, the youngest of the five children of John Marshall jun. (1797–1836),...

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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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