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Blom, Eric Walter (1888–1959), music critic and lexicographer

Alec Hyatt King.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Music Criticism and Journalism. 671 words.

Blom, Eric Walter (1888–1959), music critic and lexicographer, was born on 20 August 1888 in Bern, Switzerland, the only son and eldest child of Frederick Walter Blom, bookseller and...

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Chávez, Carlos

Robert Rollin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Music Criticism and Journalism; Conducting; Composition; Education. 1505 words.

Chávez, Carlos (13 June 1899–02 August 1978), influential Mexican composer/conductor, author, and educator, of Spanish and some Indian descent, was born Carlos Antonio de Padua Chávez y...

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Grove, Sir George (1820–1900), writer on music and lexicographer

Percy M. Young.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Music Criticism and Journalism. 1588 words.

Grove, Sir George (1820–1900), writer on music and lexicographer, was born on 13 August 1820 at Thurlow Lodge, 74 Thurlow Terrace, Clapham, Surrey, the eighth of the eleven children of...

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Rimbault, Edward Francis [pseud. Franz Nava] (1816–1876), writer on music and antiquary

R. H. Legge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Music Criticism and Journalism. 680 words.

Rimbault, Edward Francis [pseud. Franz Nava] (1816–1876), writer on music and antiquary, born in Soho, London, on 13 June 1816, was the son of Stephen Francis Rimbault (1773–1837), organist...

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Sandys, William (1792–1874), writer on music and antiquary

Henry Davey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Music Criticism and Journalism. 653 words.

Sandys, William (1792–1874), writer on music and antiquary, eldest son of Hannibal Sandys (1763–1847) and his wife, Anne (d. 1850), daughter of William Hill, was born at 5 Crane Court,...

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Scholes, Percy Alfred (1877–1958), musical writer and encyclopaedist

J. O. Ward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Criticism and Journalism; Education. 1196 words.

Scholes, Percy Alfred (1877–1958), musical writer and encyclopaedist, was born at Headingley, Leeds, on 24 July 1877, the third child of Thomas Scholes, commercial agent, and his wife,...

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Taylor, Edward (1784–1863), lecturer and writer on music

F. G. Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Education; Music Criticism and Journalism. 856 words.

Taylor, Edward (1784–1863), lecturer and writer on music, the son of John Taylor (1750–1826), a hymn writer and nonconformist minister, and his wife, Susanna Taylor (1755–1823) [see under T...

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Thompson, Oscar

James A. Drake.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Music Criticism and Journalism; Education. 731 words.

Thompson, Oscar (10 October 1887–03 July 1945), music critic, author, and lecturer, was born Oscar Lee Thompson in Crawfordsville, Indiana, one of two surviving sons of Will Henry Thompson,...

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Tucke, John (b. c. 1482, d. in or after 1540), schoolmaster and musician

Ronald Woodley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Music Criticism and Journalism; Keyboard. 733 words.

Tucke, John (b. c. 1482, d. in or after 1540), schoolmaster and musician, was born probably in Burford, Oxfordshire. He was admitted as a scholar to Winchester College in 1495...

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