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1848

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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Riadis [Eleftheriadis; Khu], Emilios

George Leotsakos.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 1511 words.

(b Thessaloniki, May 1, 1880; d Thessaloniki, July 17, 1935). Greek composer. His father, Erricos Khu, was of Austro-Hungarian origin. Riadis took his first lessons in harmony and the...

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Biedermann, Edward J(ulius)

William Osborne.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 158 words.

(b Milwaukee, WI, Nov 8, 1849; d Freeport, NY, Nov 26, 1933). American organist and composer. He was the son of August Julius Biedermann, who had emigrated from Saxony in 1848 and...

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Khan, Imrat

Gerry Farrell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 291 words.

(b Calcutta, Nov 17, 1935). Indian sitār and surbahār player and composer. His family has played a unique and distinguished role in the history of North Indian classical music. His...

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Khan, Vilayat

Gerry Farrell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 436 words.

(b Gauripur, Bengal [now Bangladesh], Aug 28, 1924; d Bombay, March 13, 2004). Indian sitār player and composer. He was born into a distinguished family of professional musicians that...

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Fall, Leo(pold)

Andrew Lamb.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 707 words.

(b Olmütz [now Olomouc], Feb 2, 1873; d Vienna, Sept 16, 1925). Austrian composer. His father, Moritz Fall (1848–1922), was a military bandmaster and composer who from 1882 served in...

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Monke, Josef

Edward H. Tarr.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 351 words.

( b Elberfeld, March 18, 1882; d Cologne, Nov 17, 1965). German brass instrument maker . From 1896 to 1900 he studied instrument making with Mitsching, and trumpet playing with Liebe,...

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Marmontel, Antoine-François

David Charlton.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 258 words.

( b Clermont-Ferrand, July 16, 1816; d Paris, Jan 16, 1898). French pianist and teacher . He was a pupil of Zimmermann at the Paris Conservatoire where he won the premier prix in 1832,...

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Elson, Louis Charles

Karl Kroeger.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 357 words.

(b Boston, April 17, 1848; d Boston, Feb 14, 1920). American writer on music. He studied music in Boston and at the Leipzig Conservatory. Although he gained a modest reputation as a...

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Ullrich, Hermann

Rudolf Klein.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 268 words.

(b Mödling, nr Vienna, Aug 15, 1888; d Vienna, Oct 27, 1982). Austrian music historian and critic. While he was a law student in Vienna he also studied musicology with Adler. He graduated...

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Allen, Samuel

Charles Beare.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 146 words.

(b Cornwall, England, 1848; dc1905). English bow maker. He worked for W.E. Hill & Sons from about 1880 until 1891. During this time he made many bows marked with the brand of his...

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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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Lehmann, Lilli (USA)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 444 words.

(b Würzburg, Germany, Nov 24, 1848; d Berlin, Germany, May 17, 1929). German soprano. After making her operatic debut in Prague in 1865, she made successful appearances in Danzig,...

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Stumpf, (Friedrich) Carl

Albert Wellek and Berthold Freudenberger.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 1670 words.

(b Wiesentheid, April 21, 1848; d Berlin, Dec 25, 1936). German acoustician and musicologist. Both his parents were musical, and at his various schools he learnt to play six instruments,...

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Biernacki, Dominik

Benjamin Vogel.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 254 words.

(b Osiek, Poland, Dec 8, 1870; d ?Włocławek, Poland, Oct 26, 1928). Polish organ builder. At 14 years of age he took over the organ workshop of his father, Hugon Ernst (b c1829; d 17...

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Fisher, Edward

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 259 words.

(b Jamaica, VT, Jan 11, 1848; d Toronto, Canada, May 31, 1913). American educator, organist, conductor, and administrator. He obtained his early training in Worcester, Massachusetts,...

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Shtakelberg, Konstantin Karlovich

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 236 words.

(b Strelna, Russia, 1848; d Tallinn, Estonia, 1925). Russian baron, military officer, musician, and instrument collector. From 1882 he led the St Petersburg court vocal and...

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Schoenberg [Schönberg], Arnold

O.W. Neighbour.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Music; Contemporary Music. 27243 words.

(Franz Walter)

(b Vienna, Sept 13, 1874; d Los Angeles, July 13, 1951). Austro-Hungarian composer.

His father Samuel (1838–89) was born in Szécsény, his mother...

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O’Neill, Francis

Sally K. Sommers Smith Wells.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 468 words.

[Captain Francis O’Neill ]

(b Tralibane, Co. Cork, Ireland, Aug 28, 1848; d Chicago, IL, Jan 28, 1936). Collector and publisher of Irish birth, naturalized American. O’Neill,...

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Ugalde [née Beaucé], Delphine

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 129 words.

(b Paris, Dec 3, 1829; d Paris, July 19, 1910). French soprano . She studied in Paris with Cinti-Damoreau and made her début in 1848 at the Opéra-Comique as Angèle in Auber’s Le...

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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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