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Bassano, Alvise

David Lasocki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Instrument-building Firms; Instrumental and Ensemble Education. 1048 words.

Bassano, Alvise (d. 1554), musician and instrument maker, was presumably born in Bassano, near Venice, in the late fifteenth century, the second son of Maestro Jeronimo (d. 1539?), known as...

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Brown, Robert Urquhart

Jack Lorimer Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Music Education and Pedagogy; Instrumental and Ensemble Education. 664 words.

Brown, Robert Urquhart (1906–1972), piper, piobaireachd player, and teacher, was born on 1 May 1906 in Strachan, Kincardineshire, son of Francis Farquharson Brown (1875–1955?) head keeper...

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Cohen, Eta

Lyn Fletcher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Strings; Instrumental and Ensemble Education. 986 words.

Cohen, Eta (1916–2012), violin teacher and author, was born on 13 March 1916 at 26 Azalea Terrace North, Sunderland, one of four daughters of Isaac Cohen, master jeweller, and his wife,...

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Craxton, Janet Helen Rosemary

Richard Stoker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Music Education and Pedagogy; Instrumental and Ensemble Education. 1322 words.

Craxton, Janet Helen Rosemary (1929–1981), oboist and teacher, was born on 17 May 1929 at 8 Grove End Road, London, the only daughter and the youngest of the six children of (Thomas) Harold...

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Craxton, (Thomas) Harold Hunt

Christopher Howell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Instrumental and Ensemble Education; Keyboard. 1272 words.

Craxton, (Thomas) Harold Hunt (1885–1971), pianist and teacher, was born on 30 April 1885 at 6 Dorchester Place, Marylebone, London, the first son of Thomas Robert Craxton (1858–1908), a...

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Eccles, Solomon

Caroline L. Leachman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Strings; Instrumental and Ensemble Education; Religion and Education. 1540 words.

Eccles, Solomon (1617?–1682), musician and Quaker missionary, was probably baptized on 14 September 1617 at Hatfield, Hertfordshire, the son of Solomon Eccles. His father was a musician,...

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Gillies, John MacDougall

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Music Education and Pedagogy; Instrumental and Ensemble Education. 1042 words.

Gillies, John MacDougall (1855–1925), player and teacher of the highland bagpipe, was born on 20 May 1855 at 126 Gallowgate, Aberdeen, eldest of the three sons of John MacDougall Gillies (bnull...

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Klose, Francis Joseph

R. H. Legge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Instrumental and Ensemble Education; Composition. 228 words.

Klose, Francis Joseph (1784–1830), composer and piano teacher, was born in London, the son of a professor of music. His first teacher was his father, and he later studied the piano and...

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MacDonald, John

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Music Education and Pedagogy; Instrumental and Ensemble Education. 1051 words.

MacDonald, John (1865–1953), player and teacher of the highland bagpipe, was born on 26 July 1865 in Glentruim, in the parish of Laggan, Inverness-shire, the oldest son of the three sons...

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MacNeill, Seumas [Seamas, James]

Bridget Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Instrumental and Ensemble Education. 1530 words.

MacNeill, Seumas [Seamas, James] (1917–1996), bagpiper and authority on piping, was born James McNeill on 12 September 1917 at 32 Dowanhill Street, Partick, Glasgow, the second of the three...

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