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Franklin, Benjamin

author, statesman, inventor


born: 17 Jan 1706 Boston, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 17 Apr 1790 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 1  

active: Baltimore, Maryland / state, USA  
active: Massachusetts / state, USA  

The Music Sack has 34 items with information about Benjamin Franklin:


 1989

Sprague-Smith, Carleton
A Tune for Benjamin Franklin's Drinking Song "Fair Venus Calls"
Inter-American Music Review, 10-02, 1989, p. 147-156

Number of People : 1


 1987

Heller, George N.
"To Sweeten their Senses" : Music, Education, and Benjamin Franklin.
Music Educators Journal 73/5 (January 1987): 22-26.

Number of People : 1


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Index

p. 1169-1193 In:
Music in colonial Massachusetts 1630-1820 II : music in homes and in churches
Conference held by the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, May 17 and 18, 1973
Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts., 1985, 2 v.

Number of People : 1,134


 1984

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of musical instruments
Edited by Stanley Sadie
London: Macmillan Press, 1984

Number of People : 1,934


 1983

Buxbaum, Melvin H.
Benjamin Franklin, 1721-1906. A Reference Guide
Boston: G.K. Hall, 1983. xxiii, 334 p.

Number of People : 1


 1982

Index

p. 313-343 In:
Keefer, Lubov Breit
Baltimore's music
The haven of the American composer
Baltimore: 1982, 343 p.

Number of People : 3,293


 1981

Myers, Gordon
Benjamin Franklin and Other Early American Music Critics.
NATS Bulletin 38/1 (September-October 1981): 12-15.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Friedberg, Ruth C.
American art song and American poetry
Vol. II: voices of maturity
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1981, 225 p.

Number of People : 22


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Stolba, K. Marie
From John Antes to Benjamin Franklin
A musical connection
Moravian Music Foundation Bulletin, 25/2, 1980, p. 5-9, 18-19

Number of People : 2


 1979

Kassler, Jamie Croy
The science of music in Britain, 1714-1830
A catalogue of writings, lectures and inventions. In two volumes
New York: Garland, 1979

Number of People : 527


 1976

Stolba, K. Marie
Benjamin Franklin and Music.
American Music Teacher 26/2 (November-December 1976): 8-11.

Number of People : 1


 1973

Krueger, Karl
The musical heritage of the United States
The unknown portion
New York: Society for the Preservation of the American Musical Heritage, 1973, 237 p.

Number of People : 59


 1972

Stolba, K. Marie
Music in the Life of Benjamin Franklin.
Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine 106/1 (January 1972): 4-7.
       Note: A discussion of Franklin as a performer, music critic, and composer.

Number of People : 1


 1970

Freedman, Roma Sachs
The Musical Ben Franklin.
Music Journal 28/9 (October 1970): 40, 43.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1967

Bellows, George Kent
Howard, John Tasker
A short history of music in America
By John Tasker Howard and George Kent Bellows
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967, 496 p.

Number of People : 151


 1959

Simpson, Clinton
Some Early American Guitarists.
Guitar Review 23 (June 1959): 16

Number of People : 5


 1958

Schiller, Andrew
Franklin as Music Critic.
New England Quarterly 31/4 (December 1958): 505-14.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1954

Bone, Philip James
The guitar and mandolin : biographies of celebrated players and composers
London: Schott, 1954, 388 p.

Number of People : 523


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1940

Gerson, Robert A.
Music in Philadelphia
Philadelphia: 1940
       Note: A dissertation in music presented to the faculty of the graduate school of the University of Pennsylvania in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy

Number of People : 232


 1940

Rohrer, Gertrude Martin
Music and musicians of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1940

Number of People : 237


 1937

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317


 1923

Laurencie, Lionel de la / comte
Benjamin Franklin and the Claveciniste Brillon de Jouy.
Musical Quarterly 9/2 (April 1923): 245-59.

Number of People : 1


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1916

Sonneck, Oscar George
Benjamin Franklin's Musical Side.
Suum Cuique: Essays in Music.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1916. Reprint, Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press, 1969, p. 59-84

Number of People : 1


 1900

Sonneck, Oscar George
Benjamin Franklin's Relation to Music.
Music: A Monthly Magazine 19 (1900): 1-14.

Number of People : 1


 1900

Sonneck, Oscar George
Benjamin Franklin's relation to music
Music: A Monthly Magazine, 19, 1900, p. 1-14

Number of People : 1


 1900

Baker, Theodore
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.

Number of People : 5,682

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 1886

Jones, F.O.
A handbook of American music and musicians
Containing biographies of American musicians. And histories of the principal musical institutions, firms and societies.
Canaseraga, NY: 1886, 182 p.

Number of People : 309


 1886

Brown, James Duff
Biographical dictionary of musicians.
With a bibliography of English writings on music
Paisley, Scotland: A. Gardner, 1886, 637 p.

Number of People : 4,300


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