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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh Kym

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 210 words.

b. Kimberley Marsh, 13 June 1976, Wigan, Lancashire, England. Marsh was catapulted to fame and fortune as a member of

Kym Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Kimberley Marsh, 13 June 1976, Wigan, Lancashire, England. Marsh was catapulted to fame and fortune as a member of the vocal group Hear’Say, created by the UK version of ...

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Marsh Warne

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 690 words.

b. 26 October 1927, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 18 December 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA. Tenor saxophonist Marsh first

Marsh Howard

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 346 words.

b. Howard Warren Marsh, 1890, Bluffton, Indiana, USA, d. 7 August 1969, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. A powerful stage

Marsh Tina

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 126 words.

b. Austin, Texas, USA. Based in Texas, Marsh is frequently associated with a contemporary big band, the 13-piece Creative Opportunity

Tina Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Austin, Texas, USA. Based in Texas, Marsh is frequently associated with a contemporary big band, the 13-piece Creative Opportunity Orchestra, which was formed in 1979 and which records...

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Warne Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 26 October 1927, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 18 December 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA. Tenor saxophonist Marsh first played professionally in the early 40s with the Hollywood...

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Marsh, Alfonso

Ian Spink.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 343 words.

( b London, bap. Jan 28, 1627; d London, April 9, 1681). English composer, lutenist and bass . He was the son of Robert Marsh, one of King Charles I’s musicians for the lutes and...

Marsh, Alfonso

Ian Spink.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 173 words.

( b London; d London, April 5, 1692). English composer, lutenist and tenor . He was the son of Alfonso Marsh (i). He sang the part of Africa in the prologue of Crowne’s Calisto, given...

Marsh, Roger

Andrew Burn.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 809 words.

(b Bournemouth, Dec 10, 1949). English composer. He studied composition privately with Ian Kellam (1966–8) and then with Rands at the University of York (1968–75), gaining his DPhil...

Marsh Laboratories

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 126 words.

Record company. It was established before 1922 in Chicago by O. B. Marsh. Its recordings were issued on many small contemporary labels, including Rainbow, Rialto, Paramount, and...

Marsh, John

Brian Robins.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 1909 words.

(b Dorking, May 31, 1752; d Chichester, Oct 31, 1828). English composer and writer. Despite his showing an early interest in music, his father, a Royal Naval captain, denied him a...

Marsh, Howard

William A. Everett.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 159 words.

(Warren )

(b Bluffton, IN; d Long Branch, NJ, Aug 7, 1969). American singer and actor . One of Broadway’s most popular leading men of the 1920s, Marsh is best remembered for...

Marsh, Tina

Scott Fredrickson and Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 243 words.

[Kristin Conway ]

(b Annapolis, MD, Jan 18, 1954; d Austin, TX, June 16, 2009). American singer. She began her career in New York as an actress, singer, and writer before...

Marsh, Arno

Dave Gelly.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 205 words.

(Leroy )

(b Grand Rapids, MI, May 28, 1928). American tenor saxophonist. He played in dance bands from the age of 18, then in 1951 joined Woody Herman; while with Herman’s...

Marsh, Alphonso (1648–1692)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Composition. 3 words.

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Marsh, Warne Marion

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Blues; Jazz. 1278 words.

Marsh, Warne Marion (26 October 1927–18 December 1987), jazz tenor saxophonist, was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Oliver T. Marsh, a cinematographer for MGM, and a violinist...

Marsh, Stephen Hale (opera)

Thérèse Radic.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 266 words.

(b London, c 1805; d San Francisco, c 1888). Australian composer. He studied the harp with Bochsa in London and emigrated to Australia (with his brother Henry, a music seller and...

Marsh, Robert C(harles)

Patrick J. Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 326 words.

(b Columbus, OH, Aug 5, 1924; d New Glarus, WI, May 12, 2002). American music critic . He studied journalism (BS 1945) and philosophy (MA 1946) at Northwestern University, and music...

Marsh, Howard (7 Aug 1969)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 149 words.

One of Broadway's most popular leading men of the 1920s, Marsh is best remembered for creating the roles of Prince