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Sirone

Pietro Diero

Read the Grove entry on Jazz bassist, Sirone, revised by Barry Kernfeld as part of the Grove Music Online Jazz Area Update.

© Anja Tanner

Linda Hopkins

Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

Read the Grove entry on blues singer Linda Hopkins, updated by Howard Rye as part of the Grove Music Online project to revise our Jazz content.

We are pleased to have added 4 new articles and 1 new image, updated and revised 48 entries, refreshed data for 472 entries and images, and updated the structure of 18 entries for this site update.  Read more about the changes.

Explore the full list of what has been recently published and revised on Grove Music Online.

Concert in the Egg painting by Hieronymus Bosch

Subject Guides

Learn more about particular time periods or genres with our subject guides. Each guide contains lists of editorially-selected articles associated with a particular time period or genre.

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Find out more about Grove’s author updating program, UpdateGMO. Are you a Grove contributor who wants to update your article(s)? Let us know.

 

News

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

What's New September 2021

This month we have added 4 new articles, 1 new image, revised 48 entries, refreshed data for 472 entries and images, and updated the structure of 18 entries for this site update. 

SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

Giles Easterbrook (1949-2021)

The Grove Music Online board and staff are sad to report the death of British music promoter and Grove author Giles Easterbrook.

AUGUST 24, 2021

What's New August 2021

This month we have added 2 new entries and 2 new images for this site update.