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Britton, Thomas

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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Horniman, Frederick John

Michael Horniman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1226 words.

Horniman, Frederick John (1835–1906), tea merchant and founder of the Horniman Museum, London, was born on 8 October 1835 at Bridgwater, Somerset, the fourth of six children of John...

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Oliphant, Thomas

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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