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ABBADO, Claudio (1933 - 2014), Artistic Director, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, 1989–2002; Generalmusikdirektor of Vienna, since 1987

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music; Social and Cultural History; Performing Arts; Theatre. 160 words.

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Acting Operatically

Marianne Sharp.

in Gestures of Music Theater

December 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music; Dance. 7556 words.

Focusing on what this chapter terms its “operatic” vocal score, this chapter offers a detailed analysis of Fiona Shaw’s performance as Winnie in Beckett”s Happy Days (1961), in Deborah...

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ADAMS, Piers Dermot Meredith (<i>born</i> 1963), musician; professional virtuoso recorder player, since 1985

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 171 words.

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ADÈS, Thomas Joseph Edmund (<i>born</i> 1971), composer, pianist and conductor

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Musicology and Music History; Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Applied Music; Performing Arts. 264 words.

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Aida

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Music Theatre.

(2000),

a musical play by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, David Henry Hwang (book), Elton John (music), Tim Rice (lyrics). [Palace Theatre, 1,852 perf.] Only the basic story of...

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ALAIN, Marie-Claire Geneviève (1926 - 2013), organist; Lecturer, Conservatoire National de Région Rueil-Malmaison, Paris, 1978–98

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 175 words.

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Alan Menken

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre — Theatre.

(b. 1949), composer.

One of Hollywood's most‐awarded songwriters, Menken began in the theatre and later retained a Broadway flavor in his film compositions. He was born in New...

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Alexander Leftwich

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Music Theatre.

(1884–1947), director.

The Philadelphia native began his career as a teenage actor in Baltimore. After spending some years in stock, he worked as assistant to Jesse Lasky and Cecil...

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ALLAN, Maud (<i>died</i> 1956), dancer, actress, pianist, writer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Performing Arts; Theatre; Dance; Musicology and Music History; Music; Intellectual History; Literature. 274 words.

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ALLISON, John (<i>born</i> 1965), Editor, Opera, since 2000; Music Critic, Sunday Telegraph, since 2005

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 140 words.

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