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Edgard Varèse

Composer (22-Dec-1883 — 8-Nov-1965)


Jonathan W. Bernard. The Music of Edgard Varèse. Yale University Press. 1987. 272pp.

Felix Meyer; Heidy Zimmermann; Paul Sacher Stiftung. Edgard Varèse: Composer, Sound Sculptor, Visionary. Boydell Press. 2006. 507pp.

Helga de la Motte-Haber; Klaus Angermann (editors). Edgard Varèse 1883-1965: Dokumente zu Leben und Werk. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. 1990. Language: German.

Fernand Ouellette. Edgard Varèse. Da Capo Press. 1981. 270pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.781)

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.701)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.722)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1497)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.1073)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.370)

  11. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.914)

  12. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.253-55)

  13. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.1062-64)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.755)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.495)

  16. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.186)

  17. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.806)

  18. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.528)

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