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à Becket, Thomas, Jr.

Martha Furman Schleifer.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 252 words.

(b Philadelphia, PA, July 19, 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; dnull...

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A’Beckett, Mary Anne

John R. Gardner.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online April 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 112 words.

( b London, 1817; d London, Dec 11, 1863). English composer . She was the eldest daughter of Joseph Glossop, a friend of George IV; she married Gilbert Abbott A’Beckett, a magistrate...

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Abbà Cornaglia, Pietro

Giovanni Carli Ballola.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 294 words.

(b Alessandria, March 20, 1851; d Alessandria, May 2, 1894). Italian organist and composer. He began his musical studies with his stepfather, Pietro Cornaglia. From 1868 to 1871 he...

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Abbadia, Luigia

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Romantic Music. 111 words.

(b Genoa, 1821; d Milan, 1896). Italian mezzo-soprano . She studied with her father, the composer and teacher Natale Abbadia, making her début in 1836 at Sassari. In Vienna she sang...

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Abbey, John

W.H. Husk.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Romantic Music. 593 words.

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(b Whilton, Northants., England, Dec 22, 1785; d Versailles, France, Feb 19, 1859). English organ builder. The son of a local joiner, he first learnt his father’s...

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Abbey, John

W.H. Husk.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 547 words.

(b Whilton, Northants., Dec 22, 1785; d Versailles, Feb 19, 1859). English organ builder. The son of a local joiner, he first learnt his father’s trade. Against family opinion he was...

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Abbott, Emma

H. Wiley Hitchcock.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 299 words.

(b Chicago, Dec 9, 1850; d Salt Lake City, Jan 5, 1891). American soprano and impresario. She studied first with her father and by the age of nine was performing professionally. She...

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Abeille, (Johann Christian) Ludwig

C.F. Pohl.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 421 words.

(b Bayreuth, Feb 20, 1761; d Stuttgart, March 2, 1838). German composer, pianist and organist. In 1771 he became a pupil of A. Boroni at the Hohe Karlsschule in Stuttgart, where in 1782...

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Abendroth, Irene

J.B. Steane.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Romantic Music. 166 words.

(b Lemberg [now L’viv], July 14, 1872; d Weidling, nr Vienna, Sept 1, 1932). Polish soprano of Austrian parentage . She first appeared as a child prodigy, singing operatic arias in...

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Abercromby [Abercrombie], John Joseph

Nicholas Michael Butler.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 173 words.

(fl 1773–1820). Scottish violinist, viola d’amore player, and teacher. Abercromby was born in Scotland but educated in French Flanders. After hearing Abercromby play at a St Cecilia...

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