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Francis Poulenc

Composer (7-Jan-1899 — 30-Jan-1963)


Pierre Bernac. Francis Poulenc: The Man and His Songs. W. W. Norton. 1977. 233pp. Translation of Francis Poulenc et ses mélodies.

Sidney Buckland; Myriam Chimènes (editors). Francis Poulenc. Ashgate Publishing. 1999. 409pp. Essays.

Keith W. Daniel. Francis Poulenc. UMI Research Press. 1982. 390pp.

Henri Hell. Francis Poulenc. New York: Grove Press. 1959. 118pp. Translation of Francis Poulenc, musicien français.

Benjamin Ivry. Francis Poulenc. Phaidon. 1996. 240pp.

George Russell Keck. Francis Poulenc: A Bio-Bibliography. Greenwood Press. 1990. 304pp.

Carl B. Schmidt. Entrancing Muse: A Documented Biography of Francis Poulenc. Pendragon Press. 2001. 621pp.

Carl B. Schmidt. The Music of Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): A Catalogue. Oxford University Press. 1995. 608pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.569)

  7. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.349)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1185)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.824)

  10. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.687-89)

  11. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.187-88)

  12. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.784-85)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.404)

  14. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.141)

  15. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.642)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.90)

  17. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.331)

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