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Anecdotes of Great Musicians

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8060110M
    ISBN 100766160912
    ISBN 109780766160910

    Summit Blvd. Sand Springs, Oklahoma Phone: [email protected] The book of the great musicians; a course in appreciation for young readers by Scholes, Percy Alfred, Publication date Topics Music appreciation, Musicians Publisher London, New York [etc.] II. Milford, Oxford university press Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN.


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