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Bate, Philip Argall Turner (1909–1999), musicologist and collector of musical instruments

Hélène La Rue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Instrument-building Firms; Music Education and Pedagogy. 958 words.

Bate, Philip Argall Turner (1909–1999), musicologist and collector of musical instruments, was born in Glasgow on 26 March 1909, the only child of English parents, Percy Herbert Bate...

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Britton, Thomas (1644–1714), concert promoter, book collector, and coal merchant

Douglas A. Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1238 words.

Britton, Thomas (1644–1714), concert promoter, book collector, and coal merchant, was born on 14 January 1644 at Rushden near Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire. He migrated to London where...

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Engel, Carl

Carol June Bradley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Composition. 1111 words.

Engel, Carl (21 July 1883–06 May 1944), composer, editor, and librarian, was born in Paris, France, the son of German parents Joseph C. Engel and Gertrude Seeger. Engel studied music,...

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Griffin, Thomas (1706?–1771), organ builder

L. M. Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Education. 260 words.

Griffin, Thomas (1706?–1771), organ builder, was the son of a wharfinger. He was apprenticed on 5 July 1720 to George Dennis, a barber, for seven years; was admitted 'by servitude' on 4...

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Oliphant, Thomas (1799–1873), music editor and cataloguer

W. H. Cummings.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 554 words.

Oliphant, Thomas (1799–1873), music editor and cataloguer, was born on 25 December 1799 at Condie, Perthshire, in the house of his father, Ebenezer Oliphant. His mother, Mary, was the third...

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Presser, Theodore

Richard D. Wetzel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Education. 875 words.

Presser, Theodore (03 July 1848–28 October 1925), music publisher and pedagogue, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Christian Presser, who operated a glue factory, and...

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