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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Hall, Spencer Timothy (1812–1885), writer and mesmerist

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Literature. 897 words.

Hall, Spencer Timothy (1812–1885), writer and mesmerist, was born on 16 December 1812 in a cottage near the village of Sutton in Ashfield in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, the son of...

Wilkinson, (James John) Garth (1812–1899), Swedenborgian writer and homoeopath

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1278 words.

Wilkinson, (James John) Garth (1812–1899), Swedenborgian writer and homoeopath, born in Acton Street, Gray's Inn Lane, London, on 3 June 1812, was the eldest son of James John Wilkinson (ba...

Sizer, Nelson

Madeleine B. Stern.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 932 words.

Sizer, Nelson (21 May 1812–18 October 1897), phrenologist, was born in Chester, Massachusetts, the son of Fletcher Sizer, a mechanic, and Lydia Bassett. At fourteen he worked in a woolen...

Trall, Russell Thacher

Jane B. Donegan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics. 898 words.

Trall, Russell Thacher (05 August 1812–23 September 1877), hydropathic physician and health reformer, was born in Vernon, Connecticut. His parents’ names and occupations are unknown. Trall...