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Bate, Philip Argall Turner (1909–1999), musicologist and collector of musical instruments

Hélène La Rue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Instrument-building Firms; Music Education and Pedagogy. 958 words.

Bate, Philip Argall Turner (1909–1999), musicologist and collector of musical instruments, was born in Glasgow on 26 March 1909, the only child of English parents, Percy Herbert Bate...

Britton, Thomas (1644–1714), concert promoter, book collector, and coal merchant

Douglas A. Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1238 words.

Britton, Thomas (1644–1714), concert promoter, book collector, and coal merchant, was born on 14 January 1644 at Rushden near Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire. He migrated to London where...

Campbell, Archibald (1877–1963), editor of highland bagpipe music and lawyer

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1174 words.

Campbell, Archibald (1877–1963), editor of highland bagpipe music and lawyer, was born on 18 January 1877, the youngest among the three sons of John Campbell, laird of Kilberry in Argyll....

Chisnall, (James) Arthur White (1925–2006), social worker and club and concert promoter

Jo Meek.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1148 words.

Chisnall, (James) Arthur White (1925–2006), social worker and club and concert promoter, was born on 3 June 1925 at 33 Birkenhead Avenue, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, the son of Elizabeth...

Clark, Alfred Corning (1873–1950), record and electrical goods manufacturer

Peter Martland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 2372 words.

Clark, Alfred Corning (1873–1950), record and electrical goods manufacturer, was born in New York, USA, on 19 December 1873, the elder son of Walter Lowry Clark, a chocolate manufacturer,...

Condon, Eddie

William Howland Kenney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1117 words.

Condon, Eddie (16 November 1905–04 August 1973), jazz personality and organizer of Chicago-style jazz bands, recording sessions, and concerts, was born Albert Edwin Condon in Goodland,...

Dodd, Thomas (d. 1834), musical instrument maker and music-seller

David J. Golby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 478 words.

Dodd, Thomas (d. 1834), musical instrument maker and music-seller, was the third son of Edward Dodd (1704/5?–1810), bow maker. His family moved from Sheffield to London and he was...

Ebers, John (bap. 1778, d. 1858), bookseller and opera manager

John Rosselli.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Publishing. 948 words.

Ebers, John (bap. 1778, d. 1858), bookseller and opera manager, was born in Hertford, where he was baptized at St Andrew's Church on 24 July 1778, the son of John Henry Ebers and his wife,...

Engel, Carl

Carol June Bradley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Composition. 1111 words.

Engel, Carl (21 July 1883–06 May 1944), composer, editor, and librarian, was born in Paris, France, the son of German parents Joseph C. Engel and Gertrude Seeger. Engel studied music,...

Epstein, Brian Samuel (1934–1967), popular music entrepreneur and retailer

Michael Brocken.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1741 words.

Epstein, Brian Samuel (1934–1967), popular music entrepreneur and retailer, was born on 19 September 1934 at a private nursing home at 4 Rodney Street, Liverpool, the first of two children...

Flagg, Josiah

David W. Music.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Music Education and Pedagogy; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 952 words.

Flagg, Josiah (28 May 1737–30 December 1794), musician and soldier, was born in Woburn, Massachusetts, the son of Gershom Flagg, and Martha Johnson. Sometime before 1747 Josiah moved with...

Forster, William (1764–1824)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 3 words.

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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...

Gow, Niel (1794–1823), music-seller and composer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Composition; Publishing. 3 words.

See Gow, Nathaniel

Graupner, Gottlieb

J. Terry Gates.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Music Education and Pedagogy; Business and Management. 953 words.

Graupner, Gottlieb (06 October 1767–16 April 1836), musician and music publisher, was born Johann Christian Gottlieb Graupner in Verden, Germany, the son of Johann Georg Graupner, an...

Griffin, Thomas (1706?–1771), organ builder

L. M. Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Education. 260 words.

Griffin, Thomas (1706?–1771), organ builder, was the son of a wharfinger. He was apprenticed on 5 July 1720 to George Dennis, a barber, for seven years; was admitted 'by servitude' on 4...

Gye, Frederick, the younger (1810–1878), businessman and opera manager

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Business and Management; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1395 words.

Gye, Frederick, the younger (1810–1878), businessman and opera manager, was born at Finchley, Middlesex, the son of Frederick Gye the elder. He probably had 'a good public school education'...

Horniman, Frederick John (1835–1906), tea merchant and founder of the Horniman Museum, London

Michael Horniman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1226 words.

Horniman, Frederick John (1835–1906), tea merchant and founder of the Horniman Museum, London, was born on 8 October 1835 at Bridgwater, Somerset, the fourth of six children of John...

Ingrams, Leonard Victor (1941–2005), banker and opera impresario

Graham C. Greene.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Music; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1030 words.

Ingrams, Leonard Victor (1941–2005), banker and opera impresario, was born on 1 September 1941 at Stoneycrest Nursing Home, Hindhead, Surrey, the fourth and youngest son of Leonard St Clair...

Jordan, Abraham (c. 1666–1715/16), distiller and organ builder

Joan Jeffery.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1728 words.

Jordan, Abraham (c. 1666–1715/16), distiller and organ builder, was the son of Abraham Jordan (d. in or before 1669), vintner, and grandson of William Jordan, yeoman, of Ratbey,...