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Louis Braille

Inventor, Educator (4-Jan-1809 — 6-Jan-1852)


Lennard Bickel. Triumph over Darkness : The Life of Louis Braille. London: Unwin Hyman. 1988. 224pp.

Etta Degering. Seeing fingers : The Story of Louis Braille. Washington DC: Review and Herald Pub. Association. 1962. 113pp.

Webb B. Garrison. Journey into Light : The Story of Louis Braille. New York: Hawthorn Books. 1964. 185pp.

J. Alvin Kugelmass. Louis Braille : Windows for the Blind. New York: Messner. 1951. 160pp.

C Michael Mellor. Louis Braille : A Touch of Genius. Boston, MA: National Braille Press. 2006. 133pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.198)

  5. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.116)

  6. Legends in Their Own Time (p.31)

  7. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.356)

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