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Hermann von Helmholtz

Physicist (31-Aug-1821 — 8-Sep-1894)


David Cahan (editor). Hermann Von Helmholtz and the Foundations of Nineteenth-Century Science. University of California Press. 1993. 666pp.

Leo Koenigsberger. Translated by Frances Alice Welby. Hermann von Helmholtz. Clarendon Press. 1906. 440pp.

John Gray McKendrick. Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand Von Helmholtz. Unwin. 1899. 299pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.690)

  6. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.398)

  7. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (p.117)

  8. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.414)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.245)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.229)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.224)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.241)

  13. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.198)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.144)

  15. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.214)

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