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Anton Bruckner

Composer (4-Sep-1824 — 11-Oct-1896)


Erwin Doernberg. The Life and Symphonies of Anton Bruckner. London: Barrie and Rockliff. 1960. 232pp.

Julian Horton. Bruckner's Symphonies: Analysis, Reception and Cultural Politics. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 280pp.

Crawford Howie. Anton Bruckner: A Documentary Biography: Trial, Tribulation and Triumph in Vienna. Edwin Mellen Press. 2002. 436pp.

Crawford Howie; Paul Hawkshaw; Timothy Jackson (editors). Perspectives on Anton Bruckner. Ashgate Publishing. 2001. 412pp.

Timothy L. Jackson; Paul Hawkshaw (editors). Bruckner Studies. Cambridge University Press. 1997. 301pp.

Keith William Kinder. The Wind and Wind-Chorus Music of Anton Bruckner. Greenwood Press. 2000. 160pp.

Robert W. L. Simpson. The Essence of Bruckner: An Essay Towards the Understanding of His Music. London: Victor Gollancz. 1967. 206pp.

Theresa Weiser. Music for God: A Portrayal of the Life of Anton Bruckner. New York: Philosophical Libary. 1951. 276pp.

John Williamson (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Bruckner. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 303pp.

Werner Wolff. Anton Bruckner: Rustic Genius. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1942. 283pp.


  1. Still Searching For Bruckner's True Intentions
    by Benjamin Korstvedt. The New York Times, 8-Jul-2011.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.218)

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.96)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.142)

  10. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.128-29)

  11. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.52-54)

  12. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.137-39)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.75)

  14. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.96)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.35)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.85)

  17. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.50)

  18. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.61)

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