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Bird, Arthur H. locked

  • W. Thomas Marrocco
  •  and E. Douglas Bomberger

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(b Belmont, MA, July 23, 1856; d Berlin, Germany, Dec 22, 1923). American composer and pianist. He received his early training from his father and uncle, who were composers and compilers of hymn tunes. He showed a particular talent for improvisation, and in ...

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D. Ewen: American Composers: a Biographical Dictionary
Dictionary of American Biography (New York, 1928-37, suppls., 1944-)
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