Baker's Biographical dictionary of musicians

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Schirmer Books, 1978 - Biography & Autobiography - 1955 pages
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Although longtime Baker's editor Slonimsky died in 1995, his easily recognizable, sometimes tongue-in-cheek style pervades this ninth, or "centennial," edition of his famed dictionary. Since the last ... Read full review

Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians

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Baker's continues to be the most complete and reliable source of biographical information on musical subjects since its first appearance in 1900. The latest, an update of the 1984 edition (Schirmer ... Read full review

About the author (1978)

About the Author:
Nicolas Slonimsky is author or editor of numerous books on music, including Music Since 1900, Lexicon of Musical Invective, Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns, and the redoubtable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.

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