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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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Beck, Karl

Richard Wigmore.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 98 words.

(b Vienna, 1814; d Vienna, March 4, 1879). Austrian tenor. After studying with Joseph Staudigl, he began his career in Prague in 1838. He subsequently had great success in St...

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Niewiarowska-Brzozowska, Julia

Zofia Chechlińska.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 96 words.

(b Warsaw, 1827; d Warsaw, Dec 1891). Polish pianist and composer . She studied music with August Freyer in Warsaw. In 1845 and 1848 she performed in Berlin and Warsaw. After...

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Mustafà, Domenico

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 122 words.

( b Sterpara, nr Perugia, April 14, 1829; d Montefalco, nr Perugia, March 18, 1912). Italian soprano castrato and composer . He entered the choir of the Cappella Sistina in 1848 and...

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Dütsch [Dyutsh], Otto Johann Anton

Edward Garden.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 142 words.

(b Copenhagen, c1823; d Frankfurt, April 21, 1863). Danish composer and conductor, probably of German descent, father of Georgy Ottonovich Dütsch. He was educated at the Leipzig...

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Cornell, John Henry

Blake Howe.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online November 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 230 words.

(b New York, May 8, 1828; d New York, March 1, 1894). American organist, composer, and pedagogue. In 1848, Cornell began his musical career as organist at St. John’s Chapel (part of...

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Gye, Frederick

Harold Rosenthal.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 152 words.

(b London, 1809; d Ditchley, Oxon, Dec 4, 1878). English theatre manager. He was educated mainly in Germany and originally helped his father manage the Vauxhall Gardens, London. He was...

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Laub, Ferdinand

Alena Němcová.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 714 words.

(b Prague, Jan 19, 1832; d Gries, nr Bolzano, March 18, 1875). Czech violinist and composerHis father taught him the violin as a child of four and he began to appear publicly when he was...

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Colini [Collini], Filippo

Roberta Montemorra Marvin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 254 words.

(b Rome, Oct 21, 1811; d ?May 1863). Italian baritone. In both contemporary and modern sources he is sometimes confused with Virgilio Collini or Filippo Coletti. He studied with...

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Thayer, Alexander Wheelock

Robert Stevenson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 628 words.

(b South Natick, MA, Oct 22, 1817; d Trieste, July 15, 1897). American musicologist. He was awarded the BA, MA and LLB degrees at Harvard in 1843, 1846 and 1848. In 1845–7, while an...

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Vieira, (José) Ernesto

Alec Hyatt King.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 85 words.

(b Lisbon, May 24, 1848; d Lisbon, April 26, 1915). Portuguese lexicographer . For some time he was a teacher at the Academia de Amadores de Música. He is known by his Diccionario...

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Sivry, Charles de

Michael Pakenham.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 141 words.

(b Paris, Nov 15, 1848; d Paris, Jan 15, 1900). French composer. The son of Mme Mauté, who gave piano lessons to Debussy in 1872, Sivry played several string instruments, for which he...

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Dustmann-Meyer, (Marie) Louise

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 145 words.

(b Aachen, Aug 22, 1831; d Berlin, March 2, 1899). German soprano. She made her début in 1848 at the Theater in der Josefstadt, Vienna, then sang in Breslau, Kassel, Dresden and...

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Swan, Marcus Lafayette

Harry Eskew.

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January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 138 words.

(b 1827; d Bellefonte, AL, ?1869). American composer and tune book compiler. With W.H. Swan (probably his father, William H. Swan, b 1798), he compiled a tune book in seven-shape notation, null...

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Concone, (Paolo) Giuseppe

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 112 words.

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(b Turin, Sept 12, 1801; d Turin, June 1, 1861). Italian singing teacher and composer. After a short career as a singer, he turned to teaching and became one of...

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Eckhardt, Hermann

E. Douglas Bomberger.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 212 words.

(b Germany, c1821; d c1890). German conductor and violinist, active in the United States. Eckhardt came from Dresden, where he had played for five years under Wagner. He...

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Bovy-Lysberg [Lysberg], Charles Samuel

F.R. Bosonnet.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 242 words.

(b Geneva, May 1, 1821; d Geneva, Feb 14, 1873). Swiss pianist and composer. Son of Antoine Bovy, a well-known engraver, he received his first musical training in his native town. In...

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Hauser [Houser], William

John F. Garst.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 140 words.

(b Bethania, NC, Dec 23, 1812; d Wadley, GA, Sept 15, 1880). American composer and tune-book compiler. He was a Methodist minister and also worked as a physician. In 1841 he moved to...

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Janáček, Leoš

John Tyrrell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 35930 words.

[Leo Eugen]

(b Hukvaldy, Moravia, 3 July 1854; d Moravská Ostrava, 12 Aug 1928). Czech composer. His reputation outside Czechoslovakia, and German-speaking countries, was first...

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Massol, Jean-Etienne August

Philip E.J. Robinson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 197 words.

[ Eugène Etienne Auguste ]

( b Lodève, Aug 23, 1802; d Paris, Oct 30, 1887). French baritone . He made his Opéra début as a tenor, singing Licinius in La vestale (17 November...

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Apthorp, William Foster

Richard Aldrich.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 218 words.

(b Boston, Oct 24, 1848; d Vevey, Switzerland, Feb 19, 1913). American critic and writer on music. In 1869 he graduated from Harvard College, where he studied music with J.K. Paine. He...

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