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Giuseppe Tartini

Giuseppe Tartini was born April 8, 1692 in Slovenia (Istria) and died February 26, 1770 in Italy. Tartini was the founder of an important school of violin playing at Padua, and the originator of...

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Thomas Tallis

Thomas Tallis is known as the father of English cathedral music. Thomas Tallis was born January 30, 1505 in Kent. He died November 23, 1585 in Greenwich and was buried in the chancel of...

Theodore Thomas

Theodore Thomas

Theodore Thomas was born at Esens, East Friesland, October 11, 1835, and died in Chicago, January 4, 1905. He received very irregular musical instruction, but was taught to play the violin by his father....

Francesco Paolo Tosti

Francesco Paolo Tosti

Paolo Tosti was born April 9, 1846, at Ortona sure mare, Italy, and he died December 2, 1916, in Rome, Italy. He studied music in Naples at the Royal School of St. Pietro a...

Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas

Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas

Ambroise Thomas was born at Metz, Lorraine, August 5, 1811, and died in Paris February 12, 1896. He was the son of a musician and played the violin and piano while still a child....

Carl Tausig

Carl Tausig

Carl Tausig was born at Warsaw, November 4, 1841, and died at Leipsic, July 17, 1871. After studying piano with his father he became the most brilliant of the Liszt pupils at Weimar, where...

Eben Tourjee

Eben Tourjee

Eben Tourjee was born at Warwick, Rhode Island, June 1, 1834, and died in Boston, April 12, 1891. He was the son of parents in humble circumstances and was obliged to work for his...

Thomas Tapper

Thomas Tapper

Thomas Tapper was born at Canton, Massachusetts, January 28, 1864. He studied at the American College of Musicians, and later spent some time in Europe, where he studied music with leading authorisities. In 1895...

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Peter Ilyitch Tschaikowski

Peter Ilyitch Tschaikowski was born in Votinsk, Russia, May 7, 1840. He studied jurisprudence in St. Petersburg, and in 1859 was appointed to a position in the Ministry of Justice. In 1862 he left...

Berthold Tours

Berthold Tours

Berthold Tours was born December 17, 1838, at Rotterdam, and died in London, March 11, 1897. He father was an organist of some note and gave him his first instruction, which was afterwards supplemented...