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David Boyden

(1910—1986)


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(b Westport, Conn., 1910; d Berkeley, Calif., 1986).

Amer. musicologist and expert on string instruments. Teacher at Univ. of Calif. 1938–75 (prof. from 1955). Author of History of Violin‐playing from its Origins to 1761 (1965), the standard work on the topic.

Subjects: Music.


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