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Marin Mersenne

Mathematician (8-Sep-1588 — 1-Sep-1648)


Robert Lenoble. Mersenne, ou, La Naissance du Mecanisme. Paris, France: J. Vrin. 1943. Second edition in 1971 also by Vrin.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1005)

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.414)

  7. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.10, pp.209-10)

  8. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.571)

  9. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.656)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.341)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.330)

  12. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.208)

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