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Ferruccio Busoni

Pianist, Composer (1-Apr-1866 — 27-Jul-1924)


Antony Beaumont (editor). Ferruccio Busoni: Selected Letters. New York, NY: Columbia University Press. 1987. 446pp.

Ferruccio Busoni. Translated by Rosamund Ley. Ferruccio Busoni: Letters to his Wife. London: Edward Arnold. 1938. 320pp.

Nancy Otis Chamness. The Libretto As Literature: Doktor Faust by Ferruccio Busoni. Pieterlen, Switzerland: Peter Lang Publishing. 2001. 228pp.

Della Couling. Ferruccio Busoni: A Musical Ishmael. Scarecrow Press. 2005. 391pp.

Edward J. Dent. Ferruccio Busoni. London: Oxford University Press. 1933. 368pp.

Guido Guerrini. Ferruccio Busoni: La Vita, la Figura, l'Opera. Florence, Italy: Casa Editrice Monsalvato. 1944. 381pp. Language: Italian.

Marc-Andre Roberge. Ferruccio Busoni: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1991. 432pp.

Larry Sitsky. Busoni and the Piano: The Works, the Writings and the Recordings. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1986. 409pp.

H. H. Stuckenschmidt. Translated by Sandra Morris. Ferruccio Busoni: Chronicle of a European. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1970. 224pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.54-55)

  6. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.147-48)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.115)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.110)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.81)

  10. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.116)

  11. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.41)

  12. Legends in Their Own Time (p.38)

  13. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.96)

  14. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.55)

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