Thomas Massa Alsager

(1779—1846) financial journalist and businessman

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(b 1779; d 1846). Eng. newspaper manager and amateur musician particularly devoted to furtherance of Beethoven's chamber music. At his prompting The Times became first newspaper to employ professional mus. critics.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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