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à Becket, Thomas, Jr. (1843 - 1918), pianist, singer, educator, composer

Martha Furman Schleifer

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Philadelphia, PA, 19 July 1843; d Philadelphia, PA, 1918). American pianist, singer, educator, and composer. He studied music with his father Thomas à Becket Sr. (b 17 March 1808; d 6 Jan 1890) and in Philadelphia public schools. The father, a music teacher, actor and composer, wrote Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean. In 1855 Thomas à Becket Jr. performed at the Walnut

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