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Asch, Moses

Peter Goldsmith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1280 words.

Asch, Moses (02 December 1905–19 October 1986), sound engineer and record company executive, was born in Warsaw, Poland, the son of Sholem Asch, a world-renowned Yiddish novelist and...

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Austin, John (b. 1752, d. before 1838), music stenographer and inventor of a power-loom

Page Life.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Education; Music Education and Pedagogy. 567 words.

Austin, John (b. 1752, d. before 1838), music stenographer and inventor of a power-loom, was born at Craigton, near Glasgow, on 17 April 1752, the son of the gardener to John Baird,...

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Berliner, Emile

Norm Cohen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1255 words.

Berliner, Emile (20 May 1851–03 August 1929), inventor, was born Emil Berliner in the city of Hannover in the kingdom of Hannover (later a Prussian province), the son of Samuel Berliner, a...

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Clagget, Charles (1740?–c. 1795), musician and inventor of improvements for musical instruments

Fiona M. Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Instrument-building Firms; Applied Music. 953 words.

Clagget, Charles (1740?c. 1795), musician and inventor of improvements for musical instruments, was born in Waterford, Ireland, probably in 1740. This date of birth was preferred by The...

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Clark, Frederic Horace

Robert Andres.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Keyboard. 1485 words.

Clark, Frederic Horace (?1860–27 January 1917), and Anna Steiniger (19 April 1848– December 1891?), pianist, were born, respectively, in Liebeshain, Illinois, and Magdeburg or Potsdam,...

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Cocks, William Alfred (1892–1971), clockmaker and bagpipe scholar

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 524 words.

Cocks, William Alfred (1892–1971), clockmaker and bagpipe scholar, was born on 8 October 1892 at St Mary's Terrace, Ryton, co. Durham, the son of John Cocks, banker's clerk, and his wife,...

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Cox, Harry Fred (1885–1971), farmworker and singer

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Voice. 1332 words.

Cox, Harry Fred (1885–1971), farmworker and singer, was born on 27 March 1885 at Pennygate, Barton Turf, Norfolk, one of the thirteen children (nine of whom survived beyond infancy) of...

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Doane, William Howard

Corey J. Murray.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Composition. 1517 words.

Doane, William Howard (03 February 1832–24 December 1915), industrialist, inventor, and composer and editor of gospel hymns, was born in Preston, Connecticut, the son of Joseph Doane and...

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Goldmark, Peter Carl

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Radio; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1139 words.

Goldmark, Peter Carl (02 December 1906–07 December 1977), inventor, was born in Budapest, Hungary, the son of Alexander Goldmark, a hatmaker, and Emmy (maiden name unknown). In 1919...

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Grainger, Percy Aldridge

J. Marshall Bevil.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Composition; Keyboard. 1231 words.

Grainger, Percy Aldridge (08 July 1882–20 February 1961), composer, pianist, and musical experimenter, was born George Percy Grainger in Brighton, Australia, the son of John Harry Grainger,...

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