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Bate, Humphrey

Charles K. Wolfe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Medicine and Health; Applied Music; Conducting; Country and Western Music. 1058 words.

Bate, Humphrey (25 May 1875–12 June 1936), bandleader, harmonica player, and physician, was born in Castalian Springs, Tennessee, the son of a local physician. His parents’ names are...

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Boas, Franziska Marie

Mary E. Edsall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Percussion; Medicine and Health. 1494 words.

Boas, Franziska Marie (08 January 1902–22 December 1988), dancer, percussionist, and dance teacher and therapist, was born in New York City, the daughter and youngest of six children of...

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Caesar, Julius

W. B. Squire.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Composition. 190 words.

Caesar, Julius (1656?–1712?), apothecary and composer, lived at Rochester. He was the author of three convivial catches which appeared in the sixth edition of The Pleasant Musical Companionnull...

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Foulis, David

Helen Goodwill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Composition. 793 words.

Foulis, David (1710–1773), composer and physician, was born on 8 October 1710 at Woodhall, Currie, Edinburghshire, the second of two sons and four daughters born to William Foulis...

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Harington, Henry

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Composition. 406 words.

Harington, Henry (1727–1816), composer and physician, was born at Kelston, Somerset, on 29 September 1727, the son of Henry Harington and his wife, Mary Backwell. He was descended from...

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Neel, (Louis) Boyd

Diana McVeagh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Medicine and Health. 893 words.

Neel, (Louis) Boyd (1905–1981), conductor and medical practitioner, was born on 19 July 1905 at 30 Ulundi Road, Blackheath, London, the only child of Louis Anthoine Neel, a paint...

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Stein, Jules Caesar

Sylvester A. Marino.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Film; Medicine and Health; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Theatre. 1194 words.

Stein, Jules Caesar (26 April 1896–29 April 1981), entertainment executive and physician, was born in South Bend, Indiana, the son of Louis M. Stein and Rosa Cohen. His extraordinary...

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