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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Field, Henry Ibbot (1797–1848), pianist

Charles Kent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Keyboard. 293 words.

Field, Henry Ibbot (1797–1848), pianist, was born in Bath on 6 December 1797, the eldest in the family of seven children of Thomas Field (d. 1831), organist at Bath Abbey, and his wife,...

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Armes, Philip (1836–1908), organist

J. C. Bridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Keyboard. 496 words.

Armes, Philip (1836–1908), organist, born at Norwich on 15 August 1836, was the eldest son of Philip Armes, a schoolmaster and bass singer and his wife, Mary. He was a chorister in Norwich...

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Clark, Frederic Horace

Robert Andres.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Keyboard. 1485 words.

Clark, Frederic Horace (?1860–27 January 1917), and Anna Steiniger (19 April 1848– December 1891?), pianist, were born, respectively, in Liebeshain, Illinois, and Magdeburg or Potsdam,...

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Barnett, John Francis (1837–1916), composer and pianist

Clive Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Keyboard. 743 words.

Barnett, John Francis (1837–1916), composer and pianist, born in London on 16 October 1837, was the son of a singing teacher, Joseph Alfred Barnett (the younger brother of the composer John...

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Steggall, Charles (1826–1905), organist and composer

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Keyboard. 625 words.

Steggall, Charles (1826–1905), organist and composer, the son of Robert William Steggall, was born in London on 3 June 1826. From 1847 he was educated at the Royal Academy of Music,...

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Dresel, Otto

John Gillespie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Composition; Keyboard. 1016 words.

Dresel, Otto (20 December 1826–26 July 1890), pianist, teacher, and composer, was born in Geisenheim, Germany, the son of Johann Dietrich Dresel and Luise Ephardt, liberal and literate...

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Parker, J. C. D.

Donald Christenson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Composition; Keyboard. 1262 words.

Parker, J. C. D. (02 June 1828–27 November 1916), composer, organist, and music professor, was born James Cutler Dunn Parker in Boston (Hayward Place), the son of Samuel H. Parker, who was...

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