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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, 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, John (1752–1828), musician and writer

Brian Robins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Applied Music; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Composition. 1201 words.

Marsh, John (1752–1828), musician and writer, was born on 31 May 1752 at Dorking, Surrey, the first of the five children of Henry Marsh (1713–1772), captain in the Royal Navy, and his wife,...

Marsh, Alphonso (bap. 1627, d. 1681), musician and composer

Joanna T. Neilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Applied Music; Composition. 714 words.

Marsh, Alphonso (bap. 1627, d. 1681), musician and composer, baptized at St Margaret's, Westminster, on 28 January 1627, was the son of Robert Marsh, one of the royal musicians to Charles...

Lawrence, Marjorie

Robert H. Cowden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice. 1105 words.

Lawrence, Marjorie (17 February 1909–13 January 1979), operatic soprano, was born in Dean’s Marsh, near Melbourne, Australia, the daughter of William Lawrence and Elizabeth Smith, ranchers....

Smith, Jabbo

Jack Sohmer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Brass; Blues; Jazz. 1631 words.

Smith, Jabbo (24 December 1908–16 January 1991), jazz trumpeter, trombonist, and singer, was born Cladys Smith in Pembroke, Georgia, and was given his unusual name to complement that of an...