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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Boudousquié, Charles

John Joyce.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 145 words.

(b New Orleans, LA, Feb 29, 1814; d New Orleans, LA, Aug 23, 1866). American impresario. He was the third and last director of the Théâtre d’Orléans, succeeding Pierre Davis, son of...

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Tremaine, Charles Milton

William McClellan.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 148 words.

(b Brooklyn, NY, June 28, 1870; d Scotch Plains, NJ, March 28, 1963). American music administrator. His father, Charles M. Tremaine, was a music publisher in New York (1865–8) and...

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Horsley, William

Nicholas Temperley and Leanne Langley.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 1011 words.

(b London, Nov 15, 1774; d London, June 12, 1858). English composer, organist and teacher. At the age of 16 he was articled for five years to Theodore Smith, pianist and composer; but a...

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Burada, Teodor T(eodor)

Viorel Cosma.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 350 words.

(b Iaşi, Oct 3, 1839; d Iaşi, Feb 17, 1923). Romanian writer on music, folklorist and violinist. He studied music in Iaşi (1855–60) and at the Paris Conservatoire with Reber, Clapisson...

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Taffanel, (Claude) Paul

Edward Blakeman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 383 words.

(b Bordeaux, Sept 16, 1844; d Paris, Nov 21, 1908). French flautist and conductor. Taffanel was the founder of the modern French school of flute playing which has since been widely adopted...

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Forberg, August Robert

Hans-Martin Plesske.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 160 words.

(b Lützen, nr Leipzig, May 18, 1833; d Leipzig, Oct 10, 1880). German music publisher. He opened a book and music shop in Leipzig in 1862. The company achieved international fame...

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Úbeda, José María

Antonio Iglesias.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 95 words.

(b Gandía, nr Valencia, 1839; d Valencia, March 25, 1909). Spanish organist and composer. He studied music at Valencia Cathedral with Pérez Gascón. A founder of the Valencia Conservatory,...

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Schiever, Ernst

John Moran.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 150 words.

(b Hanover, March 23, 1844; d Hanover, 1915). German violinist. He studied with Joachim in Hanover from 1860 to 1864. In 1868 he replaced Auer as first violinist in the Müller Quartet,...

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Fabricius, Jakob

Bo Marschner.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 295 words.

(Christian)

(b Århus, Sept 3, 1840; d Copenhagen, June 8, 1919). Danish administrator, music critic and composer. A banker by profession, Fabricius remains best known for his...

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Smart family

W.H. Husk.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 2218 words.

English family of musicians. George Smart (d London, c 1805) was a publisher at 331 Oxford Street, London, from 1774 until his death. He issued many minor publications, such as...

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Holstein, Franz von

John Warrack.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 380 words.

(b Brunswick, Feb 16, 1826; d Leipzig, May 22, 1878). German composer. The son of an officer, he studied music with Robert Griepenkerl while serving as a cadet in the army, and...

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Bengoecha de Cármena, Soledad

Ramon Sobrino Sanchez.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 296 words.

(b Madrid, March 21, 1849; d Madrid, 1893). Spanish composer. She studied the piano, harmony and instrumentation with Arriola, Jesús Monasterio and Ledesma. During her childhood she...

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Legouix, (Isidore) Edouard

David Charlton.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 441 words.

(b Paris, April 1, 1834; d Boulogne, Seine-et-Oise, Sept 15, 1916). French composer. His father was the founder of a Parisian publishing house whose management later passed to...

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Schuberth, Julius

William Barclay Squire.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 559 words.

(Ferdinand Georg)

(b Magdeburg, July 14, 1804; d Leipzig, June 9, 1875). German music publisher. He was the son of Gottlob Schuberth (b Karsdorf, 11 Aug 1778; d Hamburg, 18 Feb...

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Smolensky, Stepan Vasil′yevich

Miloš Velimirović.

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January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 353 words.

(b Kazan, 8/Oct 20, 1848; d Vasilsursk, nr Kazan, 21 July/Aug 2, 1909). Russian musicologist. Although he studied law and philology, Smolensky's interest in church music asserted itself...

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Manrique de Lara (y Berry), Manuel

Israel J. Katz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 552 words.

( b Cartagena, Oct 24, 1863; d St Blasien, Baden, Feb 27, 1929). Spanish composer, folklorist and music critic . His father was a captain of a marine infantry battalion, and he began...

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Solomon, John

Anthony C. Baines.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 293 words.

(b London, Aug 2, 1856; d London, Feb 1, 1953). English trumpeter. He studied the cornet from boyhood and in 1870 entered the RAM, where, under the professorship of the younger Thomas...

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Pivoda, František

Karl Stapleton.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 415 words.

(b Žeravice, nr Hodonín, Oct 19, 1824; d Prague, Jan 4, 1898). Czech singing teacher and composer . He was first taught music by his elder brother in Bučovice, and continued his...

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García Robles, José

Antonio Iglesias.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 218 words.

(b Olot, July 28, 1835; d Barcelona, Jan 28, 1910). Spanish composer. He studied music (with Francisco Vidal) and art at Reus, Vich and later Barcelona. He was appointed professor of...

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Zarzycki, Aleksander

Barbara Chmara-Żackiewicz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 621 words.

(b Lwów, Feb 26, 1834; d Warsaw, Nov 1, 1895). Polish pianist and composer. He studied the piano in Berlin under Rudolf Viole, at the same time giving concerts with the violinist...

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