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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, 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, 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 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, 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, 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, Warne

Michael James and Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 805 words.

(Marion )

(b Los Angeles, Oct 26, 1927; d North Hollywood, CA, Dec 18, 1987). American tenor saxophonist. Having studied piano, accordion, alto and tenor saxophones, tuba,...

Marsh, Stephan Hale Alonzo

Elizabeth Wood.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 241 words.

( b London, Jan 4, 1805; d San Francisco, Jan 21, 1888). Australian composer and harpist of British birth . He was a pupil of Bochsa, and as a harpist in English and continental...

Marsh, George (W.)

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 95 words.

(bc1900; d Los Angeles, April 1962). American drummer. In 1924 he joined Paul Whiteman’s band, in which he worked, with occasional interruptions, until the late 1920s. He made...

Eddy [Marsh, née Hershey], Sara Hershey

Laurie Blunsom.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 301 words.

(b Lancaster County, PA, 1841; d Paris, France, July 7, 1911). American singer and music educator. Eddy received her early musical training in Philadelphia, where she sang in church...

Ravenal, Gaylord

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Kern: Show Boat). Bar. A gambler, he comes on board the Cotton Blossom and falls in love with the captain's daughter, Magnolia. They marry and take over the leading roles as entertainers...

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Marjorie Lawrence

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Dean's Marsh, Australia, 1909; d Little Rock, Arkansas, 1979).

Australian soprano. Opera début Monte Carlo 1932 (Elisabeth in Tannhäuser). Paris Opéra 1933–6; NY Met 1935–41....

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Lomax, (Louisa) Emma

Rhian Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 341 words.

[Emily]

(b Brighton, June 22, 1873; d Brighton, Aug 29, 1963). English composer and pianist. She studied piano at the Brighton School of Music and composition and clarinet at...

Tulikov, Serafim

Galina Grigor′yeva.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 462 words.

(Sergeyevich)

(b Kaluga, July 7, 1914; d January 29, 2004). Russian composer. He graduated in 1940 from Beliy's composition class at the Moscow Conservatory. President of...

Feuillet, Raoul-Auger

Meredith Ellis Little.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 1064 words.

(b 1659–60; d June 14, 1710). French choreographer, dancing-master and author. He worked at the court of Louis XIV. His fame rests on his Chorégraphie, a book describing a system of...

Fisher, John Abraham

Paul F. Rice.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 2015 words.

(b Dunstable or London, 1744; d Ireland, 1806). English violinist and composer. Under the patronage of Lord Tyrawley he studied violin with Thomas Pinto and made his solo début at the...

Khadjigeorgiev, Dimitar

Kristina Yapova.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 414 words.

(b Stara Zagora, June 30, 1873; d Sofia, March 19, 1932). Bulgarian composer, pedagogue, and publisher . Khadjigeorgiev finished the Bulgarian Catholic Secondary School in Odrin in...