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Aldrich, Richard

Victor Fell Yellin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Criticism and Journalism. 838 words.

Aldrich, Richard (31 July 1863–02 June 1937), music critic, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Elisha Smith Aldrich, a merchant, and Anna Elizabeth Gladding. His father, who...

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Amis, John Preston

Raymond Holden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Music Criticism and Journalism. 1354 words.

Amis, John Preston (1922–2013), music critic and broadcaster, was born on 17 June 1922 in a nursing home at 80 Thurlow Park Road, Dulwich, London, the younger child of James Preston Amis...

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Aprahamian, (Apraham) Felix Bartev

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Criticism and Journalism; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 974 words.

Aprahamian, (Apraham) Felix Bartev (1914–2005), music critic and concert organizer, was born on 5 June 1914 at 16 Inderwick Road, Hornsey, London, the son of Avedis Aprahamian, formerly...

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Apthorp, William Foster

Ora Frishberg Saloman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Criticism and Journalism. 993 words.

Apthorp, William Foster (24 October 1848–19 February 1913), music critic and writer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Robert Apthorp and Eliza Hunt. Since before the American...

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Avison, Charles

Bennett Mitchell Zon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Criticism and Journalism; Composition. 1232 words.

Avison, Charles (bap. 1710, d. 1770), composer and writer on music, was baptized on 16 February 1710 in Newcastle upon Tyne, the fifth of nine children of Richard and Ann Avison. His early...

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Bacon, Richard Mackenzie

John Warrack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Music Criticism and Journalism. 636 words.

Bacon, Richard Mackenzie (1776–1844), newspaper editor and music critic, was born in Norwich on 1 May 1776, the only son of Richard Bacon (1745–1812), proprietor from 1794 of the Norwich...

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Blom, Eric Walter

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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Browne, William Charles Denis

Rhian Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Criticism and Journalism; Composition. 1089 words.

Browne, William Charles Denis (1888–1915), composer and music critic, was born on 3 November 1888 at Lynnwood, 111 Lillington Avenue, Leamington Spa, the youngest of the five children of...

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Cardus, Sir (John Frederick) Neville

Gerald M. D. Howat.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Criticism and Journalism; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 2444 words.

Cardus, Sir (John Frederick) Neville (1888–1975), writer on cricket and music critic, was born on 3 April 1888 at 4 Summer Place, Rusholme, Manchester, the illegitimate child of Ada Cardus...

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Carr, Ian Henry Randell

Digby Fairweather.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Brass; Music Criticism and Journalism. 1091 words.

Carr, Ian Henry Randell (1933–2009), jazz trumpeter and author, was born at Charnwood Maternity Home, Dumfries, on 21 April 1933, the son of Thomas Randell Carr, tea salesman, later company...

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