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Jeffrey Melnick

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Almost immediately after four hijacked planes crashed on 11 September 2011 conversations started about how the tragedy should be understood

à Becket, Thomas, Jr.

à Becket, Thomas, Jr. (19 July 1843)   Reference library

Martha Furman Schleifer

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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He studied music with his father Thomas à Becket Sr. (b 17 March 1808; d 6 Jan 1890

A&M.

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David Buckley

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Record company. It was founded in Los Angeles in 1962 by the former US army trumpeter Herb Alpert and the

A-R Editions

A-R Editions   Reference library

Jean M. Bonin

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Firm of music publishers. It was founded in New Haven in 1962 by Gary J.N. Aamodt and Clyde Rykken to

ABBA

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Alf Björnberg

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Swedish pop group. Its members were Benny Andersson (b Stockholm, 16 Dec 1946), Agnetha Fältskog (b Jönköping,

Abbott, Emma

Abbott, Emma (9 Dec 1849)   Reference library

Katherine K. Preston

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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The product of a musical family, she was performing professionally by the age of nine with her father and older

Abbott, George

Abbott, George (25 Jan 1887)   Reference library

Sylvia Stoner-Hawkins

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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During a 92-year career in the theater Abbott influenced the development of musical comedy and helped launch many important careers.

ABC-Paramount

ABC-Paramount   Reference library

Christopher Doll

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Record company. Founded in 1955 in New York by American Broadcasting-Paramount Theaters, it was coeval with the birth of rock

Abejo, Rosalina

Abejo, Rosalina (13 July 1922)   Reference library

Lucrecia R. Kasilag

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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She studied music at Lourdes College, the piano at St. Scholastica's College and composition at the Philippine Women's University (MM

Abeles, Harold F(red)

Abeles, Harold F(red) (10 March 1945)   Reference library

Jere T. Humphreys

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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He received degrees from the University of Connecticut (BS 1966, MA 1968) and the University of Maryland, College

Abenaki

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The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Native American tribe of the Wabenaki confederacy.

Abercrombie, John

Abercrombie, John (16 Dec 1944)   Reference library

Barry Long

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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He grew up in Greenwich, CT, and began playing guitar at the age of 14. He was primarily self-taught until

Abercromby [Abercrombie], John Joseph

Abercromby [Abercrombie], John Joseph (fl 1773–1820)   Reference library

Nicholas Michael Butler

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Abercromby was born in Scotland but educated in French Flanders. After hearing Abercromby play at a St. Cecilia Society concert

Abolition

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Sandra Jean Graham

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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From the mid-1830s through the Civil War, abolitionists systematically deployed songs as spiritual weaponry in the fight to eradicate slavery

Abrams, Muhal Richard

Abrams, Muhal Richard (19 Sept 1930)   Reference library

Harald Kisiedu

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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After receiving private piano lessons, he studied at the Chicago Musical College and taught himself the system of composition devised

Abravanel, Maurice (de)

Abravanel, Maurice (de) (6 Jan 1903)   Reference library

Charles Barber and José A. Bowen

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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He was taken to Switzerland at the age of six and studied medicine at the University of Lausanne before, on

Abril, Mario

Abril, Mario (26 Feb 1942)   Reference library

Mario Rey

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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He studied piano and composition at the Conservatorio Orbón in Havana, and guitar under Héctor García and Julian Bream. Abril

Abshire, Nathan

Abshire, Nathan (27 June 1913)   Reference library

Barry Jean Ancelet

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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He came from a musical family; his father, mother, and at least one uncle played instruments. He was among the

AC/DC

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Robert Walser

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Australian heavy metal band. Formed in Sydney in 1973 by the brothers Angus Young (b Glasgow, Scotland, 31 March

Academia [Academia-Magda], Eleanor

Academia [Academia-Magda], Eleanor (13 August 1958)   Reference library

Mary Talusan

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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A Filipino American artist, she grew up in National City, CA, and excelled at piano, violin, and percussion during her

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