Eric Blom

Eric Blom

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eric Walter Blom CBE was a Swiss-born British-naturalised music lexicographer, musicologist, music critic, music biographer and translator. He is best known as the editor of the 5th edition of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Blom was born in Berne, Switzerland. His father was of Danish and British descent, and his mother was Swiss. He was educated in German-speaking Switzerland, and later in England. He was largely self-taught in music. He started in music journalism by assisting Rosa Newmarch in writing program notes for Sir Henry J. Wood's Prom Concerts, which were notable for their abundance of accurate information. From 1923 to 1931 he was the London music correspondent for the Manchester Guardian
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136757249
  • 9786136757247