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Biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present.
Provides biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images. BRB offers substantive narrative profiles, each about 2,000 words long, from H.W. Wilson publications and other respected publishers.
The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, keyword, and presence of images. Daily updates provide up-to-the-minute coverage of newsmakers.
Full-text articles, abstracts, and images gleaned from thousands of magazines and journals cover new names and expand on existing profiles. Book review excerpts and full text reviews help users find and select print biographies.
Portal for Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. Authoritative resource for music research with over 52,000 articles written by nearly 9,000 scholars charting the diverse history and cultures of music around the globe.
Catalog of books and other materials held by libraries worldwide.
The OCLC union catalog, containing more than 43 million records describing books and other items owned by libraries around the world. Each record contains library holdings. WorldCat covers thousands of subjects and includes records for items as far back as 1000 B.C. Materials covered in the catalog include: books, internet resources, computer data files, computer programs, films, journals, magazines, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, newspapers, slides, sound recordings, and videotapes. WorldCat does not include individual article titles or stories in journals, magazines, newspapers, or book chapters.
20th-21st Century Composers
A Bio-Bibliographical Dictionary of 'Twelve-Tone and Serial Composers. (1970) ML 105 .C39
Contemporary American Composers: A Biographical Dictionary. 2d ed. REF ML 390 .A54 1982
Composers in America: Biographical Sketches of Contemporary Composers with a Record of their Works (1947) ML 390 .R38 1947
Contemporary Composers REF ML 390 .M677 1992
A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Composers (1911-1971) REF ML 118 .T5
Directory of Music Faculties in Colleges and Universities, U.S. and Canada ML 13 .D57
Index to Biographies of Contemporary Composers ML 105 .B9 v.1-
Music Since 1900 (1994) REF ML 197 .S634 1994
Black Women Composers: A Genesis ML 390 .G83 1983
International Encyclopedia of Women Composers REF ML 105 .C7 1987
Women Composers: a Handbook REF ML 105 .S7
Women Composers, Condutors, and Musicians of the Twentieth Century ML 82 .L46
Women in Music: A Biobibliography. REF ML 105 .H6
Concert and Opera Conductors ML 128 .B3 C68 1987
Concert and Opera Singers REF ML 128 .B3 C7 1985
Conductors' Gallery: Biographical Sketches of Well-Known Orchestral Conductors ML 402 .B76 1947
Conductors on Record REF ML 105 .H65
The Penguin Dictionary of Musical Performers REF ML 105 .J33 1990
Twentieth-Century Brass Soloists ML 399 .M4 1994
Composers You Should Know
Visit the LibGuide- many composers listed here by time period