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Thompson, Oscar (1887 - 1945), critic, writer on music

Ramona H. Matthews

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Crawfordsville, IN, 10 Oct 1887; d New York, 3 July 1945). American critic and writer on music. He was educated at the University of Washington (Seattle), and studied music privately, making several appearances as a singer (about 1912) while following a career in journalism. After army service in World War I he joined the staff of Musical America as a critic (1919), later serving as editor (1936–43). He

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