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Friedrich Baumfelder

Anna Lucia de Amicis

Anna Lucia de Amicis was a celebrated Italian singer, who won success both in comic and serious Opera. She was the possessor of a very sweet voice and a polish manner of singing. She was...

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St. Ambrose Bishop of Milan

St. Ambrose Bishop of Milan was born in 333 and died in 397. He is called the “Father of Christian Hymnology” and was canonized after his death. He regulated the church chance by a code...

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August Wilhelm Ambros

August Wilhelm Ambros was born in 1816 and died in 1876. Noted writer on musical history and criticism, also composer and pianist. More near Prague, Bohemia, and educated at the University of Prague. Ambros studied...

Friedrich Baumfelder

Amati family

Italian family of celebrated violin makers, who lived and worked at Cremona in the 16th and 17th centuries. Andrea, born about 1520, was the first celebrated member of the family. He was, perhaps, a...

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Max Alivary

Max Alivary was born in 1858 and died in 1898. German dramatic tenor. His real name was Achenbach, his father being the celebrated painter, Andrea’s Achenbach. He was born at Düsseldorf, and made his debut...

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Albert Raymond Alvarez

Albert Raymond Alvarez was born in 1860. French operatic tenor. A man of splendid physique and a very fine actor. Born at Bordeaux. Began his musical studies when very young. At the age of 18...

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Joseph Henry Altes

Joseph Henry Altes was born in 1826 and died in 1895. French flute player, brother of Ernst Eugene Altes. He was born at Rouen, and studied under his father, beginning music at a very early...

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Ernst Eugene Altes

Ernst Eugene Altes was born in 1830 and died in 1899. French violinist and conductor. He was born at Paris, where his father was a soldier. He early learned to play the violin and fife,...

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Johan Ernst Altenburg

Johan Ernst Altenburg was born in 1734 and died in 1796. German trumpet virtuoso, son of a father who was a noted player of the trumpet. The father, Johann Caspar, died in 1761. He served...

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Julius Alsleben

Julius Alsleben was born in 1832 and died in 1894. German writer, teacher, concert pianist and composer. He was born in Berlin, took the degree of Dr. of Philosophy at the University of Kiel, and...