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Samuel Barber

Composer (9-Mar-1910 — 23-Jan-1981)


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.51)

  7. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.35)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.45)

  9. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.305)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.102)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.63)

  12. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.30)

  13. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.56)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.38)

  15. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.16-17)

  16. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.56-58)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.38)

  18. International Who's Who 1960 (p.56)

  19. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.26)

  20. Legends in Their Own Time (p.17)

  21. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.37)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.78)

  23. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.23)

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