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Arturo Toscanini

Conductor (25-Mar-1867 — 16-Jan-1957)


Samuel Chotzinoff. Toscanini: An Intimate Portrait. Alfred A. Knopf. 1956. 148pp.

Mortimer H. Frank. Arturo Toscanini: The NBC Years. Hal Leonard Corporation. 2002. 358pp. Conductor of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, 1937-54.

Lawrence Gilman. Toscanini and Great Music. Farrar & Rinehart. 1939. 202pp.

Bernard H. Haggin. The Toscanini Musicians Knew. Horizon Press. 1967. 245pp.

Bernard H. Haggin (editor). Conversations with Toscanini. Doubleday. 1959. 261pp.

Joseph Horowitz. Understanding Toscanini: How He Became an American Culture-God and Helped Create a New Audience for Old Music. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1987. 492pp.

Joseph Horowitz. Understanding Toscanini. Faber. 1987. 526pp.

George Richard Marek. Toscanini. Atheneum. 1975. 321pp.

Robert Charles Marsh. Toscanini and the Art of Orchestral Performance. J. B. Lippincott. 1956. 252pp.

Harvey Sachs. Toscanini. Random House. 1995. 400pp. Expanded and revised.

Harvey Sachs (editor). The Letters of Arturo Toscanini. University of Chicago Press. 2006. 494pp.

Paul Stefan. Translated by Eden Paul. Arturo Toscanini. Viking Press. 1936. 126pp.

Hyman Howard Taubman. Toscanini. Odhams Press. 1951. 352pp. Also published as Toscanini: The Maestro.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.764)

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.676)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.706)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1469)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.1046)

  11. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.704-05)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.895-96)

  13. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.1040)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.736)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.485)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.92)

  17. Musicians Since 1900 (pp.888-95)

  18. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.519)

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