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( b Oundle, March 1, 1835; d Hackney, Dec 5, 1909). English musical theorist, editor and teacher . The son of a Congregationalist minister, Prout showed exceptional musical promise as a child, but his father opposed a career in music, and, apart from a course of piano lessons from Charles Salaman, he was entirely self-taught as a musician. He worked as a schoolmaster from ...

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