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Elisabeth “Francesina” Duparc

Elisabeth “Francesina” Duparc

Read the updated and revised article on the 18th century French soprano Francesina Duparc, updated by Cheryll Duncan and Rachel Allen.

© Elisabeth Duparc: mezzotint (1737) by John Faber after George Knapton

Percy France

Percy France

Read the Grove Jazz article on American tenor saxophonist, Percy France, updated and revised by Howard Rye.

© Tercy France at the West End, N.Y.C., Spring 1980. Photo by Otto Flückiger

We are pleased to have revised 48 entries and refreshed data for 22 entries and images for this site update. Read more about the changes.

Concert in the Egg painting by Hieronymus Bosch

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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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MAY 28, 2021

What's New May 2021

This month we have revised 48 entries and refreshed data for 22 entries for this site update.

APRIL 30, 2021

What's New April 2021

This month we have refreshed data for 45 entries for this site update.

MARCH 30, 2021

What's New March 2021

This month we have added 2 new entries and 5 new images, revised 18 entries, and refreshed data for 23 entries for this site update.