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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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Jullien [Julien], Louis (1812–1860), conductor and composer

John Rosselli.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Composition. 1103 words.

Jullien [Julien], Louis (1812–1860), conductor and composer, was born at Sisteron, France, on 23 April 1812, the son of a military bandsman. Although he later publicized a fanciful account...

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Weber, Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von (1786–1826), composer and conductor

John Warrack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Composition. 899 words.

Weber, Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von (1786–1826), composer and conductor, was born probably on 18 November (baptized 20 November) 1786 in Eutin, Holstein, the ninth of the ten children of...

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Ronald, Sir Landon (1873–1938), conductor and composer

Raymond Holden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Composition. 1281 words.

Ronald, Sir Landon (1873–1938), conductor and composer, was born on 7 June 1873 at 19 Lancaster Road, Kensington, London, the second son of Henry Russell (1812?–1900), singer, song writer,...

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Grafulla, Claudio S.

Raoul F. Camus.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Composition. 884 words.

Grafulla, Claudio S. (31 October 1812–02 December 1880), composer and band director, was born on the Spanish island of Minorca. Some accounts list him as Claudius Graffulla or Graffula, and...

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