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Bochsa, (Robert) Nicholas Charles (USA)locked

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(b Montmédy, France, Aug 9, 1789; d Sydney, Australia, Jan 6, 1856). French harpist, conductor, and composer. A large and imposing man who was among the greatest harpists of the 19th century, Bochsa was denoted by Fétis “as distinguished an artist as he was a miserable man.” Bochsa fled France in ...

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F.-J. Fétis: Biographie universelle des musiciens