Brainard's biographies of American musicians / edited by E. Douglas Bomberger Bomberger, E. Douglas, 1958-

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Bomberger, E. Douglas, 1958-
Music - United States - 19th century - Bio-bibliography - Dictionaries.; 1800 - 1899; MUSIC - Individual Composer & Musician.
The series of biographical sketches published by Brainard's Musical World between 1877 and 1889 is notable for the diversity of the musicians profiled and for the entertaining personal information provided. This period witnessed the establishment of musical institutions and attitudes toward music that have shaped American music to the present day. The biographies present a cross-section of American musicians in the late 19th century, including singers, instrumentalists, writers, teachers, and composers. Among the musicians included are some of America's most prominent conductors, such as Theod.
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