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Modest Mussorgsky

Composer (9-Mar-1839 — 16-Mar-1881)


David Brown. Musorgsky: His Life and Works. Oxford University Press. 2002. 391pp.

Michel D. Calvocoressi. Modest Mussorgsky, His Life and Works. Essential Books. 1956. 322pp.

Caryl Emerson. The Life of Musorgsky. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 194pp.

Montagu Montagu-Nathan. Moussorgsky. New York: Constable and Company. 1917. 100pp.

Michael Russ. Musorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. Cambridge University Press. 1992. 99pp.

Richard Taruskin. Musorgsky: Eight Essays and an Epilogue. Princeton University Press. 1997. 449pp.

Oskar von Riesemann. Translated by Paul England. Moussorgsky. Alfred A. Knopf. 1929. 410pp.


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  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1048)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.713)

  9. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.606)

  10. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.173-75)

  11. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.700-01)

  12. Slavonic Encyclopedia (p.836)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.359)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.89)

  15. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.291)

  16. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.328)

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