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Thomas Julian Adams

Thomas Julian Adams

Born: January 28, 1825 in London Died: May 7, 1887 in Eastbourne, Sussex as reported in the Guardian Newspaper in 1887. Teachers: Mosocheles, Henri C. Litolff Profession: Composer, Conductor, Teacher (England), Orchestra owner Positions:...

Maddalena Allegranti

Maddalena Allegranti

Maddalena Allegranti was born in Venice in 1754 and died in 1829. She was a pupil of Holtzbauer (a composer and teacher) of Mannheim, and appeared for the first time in Venice in 1771....

Marietta Alboni

Marietta Alboni

Marietta Alboni was the most celebrated contralto of the 19th century. She was born at Cesena, Romagna March 10, 1823 and died June 23, 1894 near Paris. Her first instruction was received in her...

Tomaso Albinoni

Tomaso Albinoni

Tomaso Albinoni was a dramatic composer and violinist. He was born in Venice June 8, 1671 and died January 17, 1751 in Venice. He married Antonia Biffi in 1705. The particulars of his life...

Vincent Adler

Vincent Adler

Vincent Adler was born April 3, 1826 in Hungary and died January 4, 1871 in Geneva. He was a composer who lived in Paris and belonged to the school of Stephen Heller. He studied...

Frank P. Atherton

Frank P. Atherton

Frank P. Atherton was born at Virden, Illinois, January 4, 1868. His father was a teacher who, in the office of president, did much to build up the State College of Pennsylvania. He entered...

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...

Friedrich Baumfelder

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...