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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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Janiewicz, Feliks

Jacek Berwaldt.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 880 words.

[Yaniewicz, Felix]

(b Vilnius, 1762; d Edinburgh, May 21, 1848). Polish violinist and composer . As early as 1777 he joined the court orchestra of the last Polish king,...

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Schleip, Johann Christian

Anne Beetem Acker.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 314 words.

(b Tüngeda, nr Gotha, Germany, Sept 2, 1786; d Berlin, Germany, Sept 8, 1848). German piano maker, especially of the ‘Lyraflügel’, a lyre piano, though he also made grands and at least...

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Astor

Niall O’Loughlin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period; Contemporary Music. 532 words.

English and American firm of instrument makers, publishers and dealers. The two founders were the sons of Jacob Astor, a merchant of Mannheim. George [Georg] (Peter) Astor (b Waldorf...

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Hofmann, Ferdinand

Michael Latcham.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 340 words.

(b 1757; d Vienna, Austria, Jan 26, 1829). Austrian piano maker. Of the first generation of Viennese piano makers, he obtained citizenship of Vienna in 1784. From 1805 until at least...

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Brodmann, Joseph Johann

Howard Schott.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 375 words.

(b Eichswald, Prussia [now Germany], c1771; d Vienna, Austria, May 13, 1848). Austrian piano maker. He was probably in Vienna by the 1780s, and obtained citizenship in 1796. In 1812 he...

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Dykes, John Bacchus

Arthur Hutchings.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 1097 words.

(b Hull, March 10, 1823; d Ticehurst, Sussex, Jan 22, 1876). English composer. While still a schoolboy he played the organ in several churches in Hull, where his grandfather was an...

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