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à Becket, Thomas, Jr.locked

  • Martha Furman Schleifer

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(b Philadelphia, PA, July 19, 1843; d Philadelphia, PA, 1918). American pianist, singer, educator, and composer. He studied music with his father Thomas à Becket Sr. (b 17 March 1808; d 6 Jan 1890) and in Philadelphia public schools. The father, a music teacher, actor and composer, wrote ...

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J.A. Fuller Maitland, ed.: A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2/1904–10)