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Armstrong, Sir Thomas Henry Wait (1898–1994), organist and college administrator

Richard Stoker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Keyboard. 1914 words.

Armstrong, Sir Thomas Henry Wait (1898–1994), organist and college administrator, was born on 15 June 1898 at Peterborough, the only son of Amos Ebenezer Armstrong (1878–1950), an organist...

Brown, Gertrude Foster

Marilynn Wood Hill.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Keyboard; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1361 words.

Brown, Gertrude Foster (29 July 1867–01 March 1956), suffragist, concert pianist, and music educator, was born Gertrude Marion Foster in Morrison, Illinois, the daughter of Lydia Ann (or...

Cornish, Nellie Centennial

Doris Hering.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Education; Keyboard. 616 words.

Cornish, Nellie Centennial (09 July 1876–07 April 1956), pianist and arts educator, was born in Greenwood, Nebraska, the daughter of Nathan Cornish, a businessman, and Jeannette Simpson....

Diller, Angela

Margaret William McCarthy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Education; Keyboard. 957 words.

Diller, Angela (01 August 1877–30 April 1968), pianist and music educator, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of William A. M. Diller, a church organist and choirmaster, and Mary...

Fay, Amy Muller

Margaret William McCarthy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Keyboard. 1726 words.

Fay, Amy Muller (21 May 1844–28 February 1928), pianist and musical activist, was born in Bayou Goula, Louisiana, the child of Charlotte Emily Hopkins and Charles Fay, both descended from...

Flackton, William (bap. 1709, d. 1798), bookseller and musician

Sarah Gray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Composition; Publishing; Keyboard. 970 words.

Flackton, William (bap. 1709, d. 1798), bookseller and musician, was born in Canterbury and baptized on 27 March 1709 in the parish of St Alphege there, the eldest surviving son of John...

Fox, Douglas Gerard Arthur (1893–1978), schoolmaster and musician

H. G. Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Education; Keyboard. 1101 words.

Fox, Douglas Gerard Arthur (1893–1978), schoolmaster and musician, was born on 12 July 1893 at Putney, London, the only son and elder child of Gerard Elsey Fox, an engineer, and his wife...

Goldkette, Jean

Stephen C. Galleher.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Business and Management; Keyboard; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1702 words.

Goldkette, Jean (18 May 1893–24 March 1962), dance bandleader, businessman, and classical pianist, was born in Patras, Greece, the son of Angelina Goldkette, an actress. It is not known who...

Kagen, Sergius

Ruth C. Friedberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Education; Keyboard. 992 words.

Kagen, Sergius (22 August 1908–01 March 1964), pianist, pedagogue, and composer, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, the son of Isaiah Kagen, a newspaperman, and Vera Lipshitz, a writer and...

Kollmann, George Augustus (1789–1845)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Keyboard. 5 words.

See Kollmann, Augustus Frederic Christopher

Mannes, Clara Damrosch

Deborah Griffith Davis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Organization and Management of Education; Keyboard. 738 words.

Mannes, Clara Damrosch (12 December 1869–16 March 1948), pianist and educator, was born in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland), the daughter of Leopold Damrosch, a conductor, composer,...

Paine, John Knowles

Barbara Owen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Education; Keyboard. 1962 words.

Paine, John Knowles (09 January 1839–25 April 1906), composer, organist, and teacher, was born in Portland, Maine, the son of Jacob Small Paine, a proprietor of a music store, and Rebecca...

Perrot, Robert (c. 1478–1550), church musician and land speculator

Roger Bowers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business and Management; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Conducting; Keyboard. 933 words.

Perrot, Robert (c. 1478–1550), church musician and land speculator, was the second son of George Perrot, gentleman, of Haroldston, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, and Isabel Langdale of...

Phillips, Arthur (1605–1695), organist and composer

L. M. Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Composition; Keyboard. 343 words.

Phillips, Arthur (1605–1695), organist and composer, was a younger son of William Phillips of Winchester. He matriculated at New College, Oxford, on 15 November 1622. He was appointed...

Smith, John Stafford (bap. 1750, d. 1836), musician and musical antiquary

Robert J. Bruce.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Voice; Keyboard. 758 words.

Smith, John Stafford (bap. 1750, d. 1836), musician and musical antiquary, was baptized in Gloucester Cathedral on 30 March 1750, the son of Martin Smith (c.1715–1786), organist of...

Tucke, John (b. c. 1482, d. in or after 1540), schoolmaster and musician

Ronald Woodley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Music Criticism and Journalism; Keyboard. 733 words.

Tucke, John (b. c. 1482, d. in or after 1540), schoolmaster and musician, was born probably in Burford, Oxfordshire. He was admitted as a scholar to Winchester College in 1495...

Turpin, Tom

Richard Carlin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Composition; Keyboard. 534 words.

Turpin, Tom (1873–13 August 1922), ragtime pianist, composer, and bar owner, was born Thomas Milton J. Turpin in Savannah, Georgia, the son of John L. “Jack” Turpin, a bar owner and amateur...

Wood, Charles (1866–1926), organist and composer

Jeremy Dibble.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Composition; Keyboard. 1162 words.

Wood, Charles (1866–1926), organist and composer, was born on 15 June 1866 at 11 Vicar's Hill, Armagh, the third son and fifth child of fourteen children of Charles Wood (1833–1893), lay...