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Greene"s biographical encyclopedia of composers

David Mason Greene

Greene"s biographical encyclopedia of composers

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


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Statementby David Mason Greene.
The Physical Object
Pagination1348p.
Number of Pages1348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20706036M

  20 Most Unusual Deaths Of Composers In Music History Great composers come to life through their music and stories. They often live notable lives, and in . music in the news ; recent headlines ; ensemble and performer news ; composer news ; reference.


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