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Blass, Robert (opera)

J.B. Steane.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 193 words.

(b New York, Oct 27, 1867; d Berlin, Dec 3, 1930). American bass of German parentage . He studied under Julius Stockhausen at Frankfurt, having been trained first as a violinist. His...

Brandenburgers in Bohemia, The

John Tyrrell.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music. 1224 words.

[Braniboři v Čechách]

Opera in three acts by Bedřich Smetana to a libretto by Karel Sabina; Prague, Provisional Theatre, 5 January 1866.

Smetana’s first opera was...

Cather, Willa

Marilyn Fritz Shardlow.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 474 words.

(b near Winchester, VA, Dec 7, 1873; d New York, NY, April 24, 1947). American poet, journalist, and author. Between 1892 and 1940, she produced numerous novels, three short story...

Coward, Sir Noël (USA)

John Snelson.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 635 words.

(Peirce )

(b Teddington, UK, Dec 16, 1899; d Blue Harbour, Jamaica, March 26, 1973). English composer, lyricist, librettist, and performer. Born into a family of keen amateur...

Da Ponte, Lorenzo (USA)

James Radomski.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 793 words.

[Conegliano, Emanuele ]

(b Ceneda [now Vittorio Veneto], Italy, March 10, 1749; d New York, NY, Aug 17, 1838). Italian librettist and impresario. He is remembered primarily...

Dietz, Howard

Gerald Bordman.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theatre; Popular Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 268 words.

(b New York, NY, Sept 8, 1896; d New York, NY, July 30, 1983). American lyricist and librettist. He studied at Columbia University, where he was a contemporary of Lorenz Hart and Oscar...

Donnelly, Dorothy

Ellen Marie Peck.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theatre; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 288 words.

(b New York, NY, Jan 28, 1880; d New York, Jan 4, 1928). American lyricist, librettist, and actress. Born into a theatrical family, she spent her entire life in the theater. A...

Dunbar, Paul Laurence

John Graziano.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 348 words.

(b Dayton, OH, June 27, 1872; d Dayton, OH, Feb 9, 1906). American poet and lyricist. He was born into a family of former slaves, and although he had the opportunity to attend college...

Dunlap, William

Kimberly Greene.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 701 words.

(b Perth Amboy, NJ, Feb 19, 1766; d New York, NY, Sep 28, 1839). American playwright, librettist, theater manager, historian, and painter. Despite losing his sight in one eye due to an...

Dwight, Timothy

Paul C. Echols.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 357 words.

(b Northampton, MA, May 14, 1752; d New Haven, CT, Jan 11, 1817). American poet and author of hymn texts. He graduated from Yale College in 1769, becoming a tutor there two years...

Harbach [Hauerbach], Otto

Gerald Bordman.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theatre; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 861 words.

(Abels )

(b Salt Lake City, UT, Aug 18, 1873; d New York, NY, Jan 24, 1963). American librettist and lyricist. He was educated at Knox College, then taught English for six...

Hemans [née Browne], Felicia

Judith Tick.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 369 words.

(Dorothea )

(b Liverpool, England, Sept 25, 1793; d Dublin, Ireland, May 16, 1835). English poet. She spent most of her life in Wales and became well known in literary...

Howe, Julia Ward

Paul C. Echols.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 272 words.

(b New York, NY, May 27, 1819; d South Portsmouth, RI, Oct 17, 1910). American poet, author, and social activist. In 1843 she married Samuel Gridley Howe and moved with him to Boston,...

Hoyt, Charles H(ale)

Gerald Bordman.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theatre; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music. 299 words.

(b Concord, NH, July 26, 1860; d New York, NY, Nov 20, 1900). American librettist, lyricist, and producer. He studied law and worked on a western cattle ranch before becoming a writer...

Kalmar, Bert

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film, Television, and Video Game Music; Music Theatre; Popular Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 26 words.

Kaufman, George S(imon)

Gerald Bordman.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film, Television, and Video Game Music; Music Theatre; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 296 words.

(b Pittsburgh, PA, Nov 16, 1889; d New York, NY, June 2, 1961). American librettist and director. He first worked as a journalist, serving for a time as head of the drama desk at the N...

Leslie, Edgar

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 217 words.

(b Stamford, CT, Dec 31, 1885; d New York, NY, Jan 22, 1976). American lyricist, publisher, and songwriter. He began his career in vaudeville, tailoring songs to individual singers,...

McPherson, Aimee (Elizabeth Kennedy) Semple

John Koegel.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 935 words.

[Sister Aimee ]

(b Salford, ON, Oct 9, 1890; d Oakland, CA, Sept 27, 1944). American evangelist, composer, librettist, and hymn writer. Known worldwide as “Sister Aimee,” she...

Trent, Jo

Jacquelyn Sholes.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 270 words.

(b Chicago, IL, May 31, 1892; d Barcelona, Spain, Nov 19, 1954). American lyricist. Trent, who was African American, most likely studied at Pittsylvania Industrial, Normal, and...