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Aleksandr Borodin

Composer (12-Nov-1833 — 27-Feb-1887)


Gerald E. H. Abraham. Borodin: The Composer & His Music: A Descriptive and Critical Analysis of His Works and a Study of His Value as an Art-Force, with Many References to the Russian Kouchka Circle of Five -- Balakirev, Moussorgsky, CÚsar Cui and Rimsky-Korsakov with Borodin. London: William Reeves. 1927. 205pp.

Serge Dianin. Translated by Robert Lord. Borodin. London: Oxford University Press. 1963. 357pp.

N. Figurovskii, Y. Solov'ev. Aleksandr Porfir'evich Borodin: A Chemist's Biography. Springer-Verlag. 1988. 171pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.182)

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.82)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.125)

  9. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.107)

  10. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.43-44)

  11. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.115-16)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.63)

  13. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.72)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.29)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.84)

  16. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.43)

  17. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.48)

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