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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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Choro

Gerard Béhague.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music. 241 words.

A term with various meanings in Brazilian popular music. Generically choro denotes urban instrumental ensemble music, often with one group member as a soloist. Specifically it refers...

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Cole Porter

Steven Suskin.

in Show Tunes

March 2010; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 8426 words.

This chapter looks at the work of Cole Porter. It begins with an extended commentary of his career, followed by details on productions, with data and song information. Porter was born on...

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Lee & Walker

Barbara Turchin.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Popular Music; Romantic Music. 126 words.

Firm of music publishers. It was established in Philadelphia in 1848 by George W. Lee (d 1875) and Julius Walker (d 1857), and in 1856 absorbed the business of George Willig (both men...

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Howard, George Cunnibell

Sandra Jean Graham.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Romantic Music. 272 words.

(b Halifax, NS, Canada, 1815; d Cambridge, MA, Jan 19, 1887). Actor and impresario of Canadian birth. An 1842 theatrical engagement in Boston united him with 13-year-old Caroline Emily...

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Lane, William Henry

Sandra Jean Graham.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Romantic Music. 340 words.

[Master Juba ]

(b United States, c1825; d United Kingdom, c1852). American minstrel. Circa 1841, Lane began dancing publicly in saloons and dance halls in lower Manhattan’s...

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Field, Al G.

Robert B. Winans.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 184 words.

[Hatfield, Alfred Griffith ]

(b Lessburg, VA, Nov 7, 1848; d Columbus, OH, April 3, 1921). American minstrel performer and manager. He gave his first minstrel performance as a...

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