Category: Biographies M

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Giovanni Battista Martini

(called Padre Martini) Born in bologna, Italy, April 25, 1706 His father, also a musician, instructed his son upon the violin and pianoforte. He joined the Franciscans, and was appointed maestro de cappella in...

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Henri Marteau

Marteau was born at Rheims, March 31, 1874. His father was a well known amateur violinist of that city, and took a great interest in musical affairs. His mother was an excellent pianist, who...

Edward Alexander Mac Dowell

Edward Alexander Mac Dowell

Born in New York City, December 18, 1861. In 1876-79 he studied at the Paris Conservatory and with Heymann (pianoforte) and Raff (composition) at Franfort-on-the-Main. In 1881-84 he was head of the piano department...

Allan Macbeth

Allan Macbeth

Allan Macbeth was born in Greenock, Scotland, March 13, 1856. His musical instruction was received mainly in Germany. From 1880 to 1887 he was conductor of the Glasgow Choral Union. From 1890 he was...