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Maurice Ravel

Composer (7-Mar-1875 — 28-Dec-1937)


Norman Demuth. Ravel. Collier Books. 1962. 253pp.

Madeleine Goss. Bolero: The Life of Maurice Ravel. Henry Holt and Company. 1940. 303pp.

Benjamin Ivry. Maurice Ravel: A Life. Welcome Rain Publishers. 2006. 224pp.

Burnett James. Ravel. Omnibus Press. 1987. 144pp.

Vladimir Jankbelbevitch. Translated by Margaret Crosland. Ravel. Greenwood Press. 1976. 192pp.

Gerald Larner. Maurice Ravel. Phaidon. 1996. 240pp.

Deborah Mawer (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Ravel. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 294pp.

Deborah Mawer. The Ballets of Maurice Ravel: Creation and Interpretation. Ashgate Publishing. 2006. 314pp.

Rollo H. Myers. Ravel: Life and Works. Duckworth. 1971. 239pp.

Roger Nichols. Ravel. J. M. Dent. 1977. 199pp.

Roger Nichols. Ravel Remembered. Faber. 1987. 240pp.

Arbie Orenstein. Ravel: Man and Musician. Dover. 1991. 292pp.

Arbie Orenstein (editor). A Ravel Reader: Correspondence, Articles, Interviews. Dover. 2003. 653pp.

Roland-Manuel. Maurice Ravel. D. Dobson. 1947. 152pp.

Victor I. Seroff. Maurice Ravel. New York: Henry Holt. 1953. 310pp.

Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt. Translated by Samuel R. Rosenbaum. Maurice Ravel: Variations on His Life and Work. Calder & Boyars. 1969. 272pp.

Stephen Zank. Maurice Ravel: A Guide to Research. Routledge. 2004. 413pp.


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  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.631)

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.546)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.586)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1220)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.352)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.857)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.711-12)

  13. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.198-200)

  14. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.809-11)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.416)

  16. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.147)

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

  18. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (pp.360-62)

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