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Alexander von Fielitz

Alexander von Fielitz

Alexander von Fielitz was born in Leipzig, December 28, 1860. He studied in Dresden under Schulhoff and Kretschmer; was a conductor of opera in Zurich, Lubeck, and Leipzig, and is known as the writer...

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John Field

Field was born at Dublin July 26, 1782, and died at Moscow January 11, 1837. He came of a musical family, and was made to practice hard in childhood. His father apprenticed him to...

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John Field’s Life

Inasmuch as the year 1914 was the centenary of the nocturne (invented by an Irish composer, John Field), it may be of interest to give a short biography of that remarkable virtuoso, especially as...

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Gabriel Urbain Faure

Faure was born at pamiers (Ariege), France, May 13, 1845. He studied at Paris with Niedermayer, and also under Deitsche and Saint-Saens. On leaving school, he became organist at a church in Rennes, but...

Arthur Farwell

Arthur Farwell

Arthur Farwell was born in St. Paul, Minn., April 23, 1872. Before taking up music, he had been graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1893) and had done special work in electrical engineering....

Noe Faignient

Noe Faignient

He was a Belgian composer of the 16th century, concerning whose life nothing is known. His first book of Chansons, Madrigales & Motets a Quatre, Cincq & Six Parties, Nouuellement composees par Noe Faignient,...

Franco Faccio

Franco Faccio

He was born March 8, 1840, at Verona, of parents in humble circumstances, who deprived themselves almost of the necessaries of life in order to give their son a musical education. In November 1855...

Werner Fabricius

Werner Fabricius

1633 – 1679 He was an organist and composer of note, was born April 10, 1633, at Itzehoe, Holstein. As a boy he studied music under his father, Albert Fabricius, organist in Flensburg, and...

Albinus Fabritius (Fabricius)

Albinus Fabritius (Fabricius)

He is said to have lived in Gorlitz, Prussia. The one work known of his was published at Gratz, Styria (Steiermark), in Austria; ‘Cantiones sacrae sex vocum iam primum lucem aspicientes, Authore Albino Fabritio,...