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John Field

Composer, Pianist (26-Jul-1782 — 23-Jan-1837)


Patrick Piggott. The Life and Music of John Field, 1782-1837: Creator of the Nocturne. University of California Press. 1973. 287pp.

Allan J. Wagenheim. John Field and the Nocturne. Xlibris. 2006. 144pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.228)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.513)

  7. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.297)

  8. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.297)

  9. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.156)

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