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Armstrong, Sir Thomas Henry Wait

Richard Stoker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Keyboard. 1914 words.

Armstrong, Sir Thomas Henry Wait (1898–1994), organist and college administrator, was born on 15 June 1898 at Peterborough, the only son of Amos Ebenezer Armstrong (1878–1950), an organist...

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Falkner, Sir (Donald) Keith

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Organization and Management of Education. 1032 words.

Falkner, Sir (Donald) Keith (1900–1994), singer and college administrator, was born on 1 March 1900 at Sawston, near Cambridge, the youngest son of John Charles Falkner, a schoolmaster, and...

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Mannes, Clara Damrosch

Deborah Griffith Davis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Organization and Management of Education; Keyboard. 738 words.

Mannes, Clara Damrosch (12 December 1869–16 March 1948), pianist and educator, was born in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland), the daughter of Leopold Damrosch, a conductor, composer,...

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Mennin, Peter

Walter G. Simmons.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Composition. 1032 words.

Mennin, Peter (17 May 1923–17 June 1983), composer and educational administrator, was born Peter Mennini in Erie, Pennsylvania, the son of Attilio Mennini, a restaurant owner, and Amelia...

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Schuman, William Howard

John E. Little.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Organization and Management of Education; Composition. 1807 words.

Schuman, William Howard (04 August 1910–15 February 1992), composer, educator, and administrator, was born in New York City, the son of Samuel Schuman, an executive of a printing company,...

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