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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Composer (12-Oct-1872 — 26-Aug-1958)


Byron Adams; Robin Wells (editors). Vaughan Williams Essays. Ashgate Publishing. 2003. 280pp.

Neil Butterworth. Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Guide to Research. Garland. 1990. 382pp.

James Day. Vaughan Williams. Oxford University Press. 1998. 343pp.

Alan Edgar Frederic Dickinson. Vaughan Williams. Faber and Faber. 1963. 540pp.

Alan Edgar Frederic Dickinson. An Introduction to the Music of R. Vaughan Williams. H. Milford. 1928. 83pp. Reprinted in 1945.

Lewis Foreman. Vaughan Williams in Perspective: Studies of an English Composer. Albion. 1998. 240pp.

Hubert James Foss. Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Study. Harrap. 1950. 219pp.

Alain Frogley (editor). Vaughan Williams Studies. Cambridge University Press. 1996. 241pp.

Simon Heffer. Vaughan Williams. London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson. 2000. 167pp.

Paul Holmes. Vaughan Williams: His Life and Times. Omnibus Press. 1997. 143pp.

Frank Stewart Howes. The Dramatic Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Oxford University Press. 1937. 108pp.

Michael Hurd. Vaughan Williams. Faber and Faber. 1970. 75pp.

Michael Jameson. Ralph Vaughan Williams. Pavilion. 1997. 112pp.

Michael Kennedy. The Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Oxford University Press. 1992. 464pp.

Michael Kennedy. A Catalogue of the Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Oxford University Press. 1996. 322pp.

Wilfrid Howard Mellers. Vaughan Williams and the Vision of Albion. Barrie & Jenkins. 1989. 270pp.

Jerrold Northrop Moore. Vaughan Williams: A Life in Photographs. Oxford University Press. 1992. 120pp.

Simona Pakenham. Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Discovery of His Music. St. Martin's Press. 1957. 205pp.

Elliott Schwartz. The Symphonies of Ralph Vaughan Williams. University of Massachusetts Press. 1965. 242pp.

Ursula Vaughan Williams. R.V.W.: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Oxford University Press. 1993. 448pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1499)

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.782)

  7. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.371)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1071)

  9. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.720-21)

  10. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.916-17)

  11. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.255-57)

  12. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.1065-67)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.495)

  14. Twentieth Century Dictionary of Christian Biography (p.404)

  15. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.187)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.92)

  17. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.532)

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