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Latin American classical composers : a biographical dictionary

Author: Miguel Ficher; Martha Furman Schleifer; John M Furman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary presents expanded and updated coverage of its topic with an aim to be comprehensive. The authors have conducted exhaustive research to fill in gaps and correct minor errors in the first edition, adding young composers and documenting deaths since 1996, when the first edition appeared.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Bio-bibliography
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Biography Dictionaries
Biobibliographie Dictionnaires anglais
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ficher, Miguel, 1922-2011.
Latin American classical composers.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002030430
(OCoLC)50410142
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel Ficher; Martha Furman Schleifer; John M Furman
ISBN: 9781461669111 1461669111 1299652514 9781299652514
OCLC Number: 849935817
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 645 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Page; Foreword; Preface to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgments; Guidelines for Use; General Abbreviations; Sources; The Dictionary A-Z; Composers by Country; Additional Bibliography; About the Editors.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Miguel Ficher, Martha Furman Schleifer, John M. Furman.

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Contains biographical data on hundreds of composers from Latin America: dates of birth and death, information on their background and training, a selective listing of their works, and sources for  Read more...

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