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Shield, William

theater composer


born: 05 Mar 1748 Swalwell, Durham / county, England Source: 1  

born: circa 1748 Swalwell, Durham / county, England Source: 2  
born: ---- Whickham Source: 3  
born: - Whickham, Durham / county, England Source: 4  
born: - Smallwell Source: 5  
born: 1748 Swallwell Source: 6  
born: ---- Durham, Durham / county, England Source: 7  

died: 25 Jan 1829 London, England Source: 1  
died: 25 Jan 1829 London, England Source: 2  
died: 27 Jan 1829 Source: 3  

The Music Sack has 53 items with information about William Shield:


 1994

English Opera : the Operas

p. 370 In:
Fenner, Theodore
Opera in London : views of the press 1785-1830
Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 1994, 788 p.

Number of People : 60


 1994

English Opera : Operas by Composer: With Librettist/Dramatist

p. 644 In:
Fenner, Theodore
Opera in London : views of the press 1785-1830
Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 1994, 788 p.

Number of People : 50


 1989

McVeigh, Simon
The violinist in London's concert life 1750-1784
Felice Giardini and his contemporaries
New York: Garland, 1989

Number of People : 77


 1986

Composers and arrangers

The above item is part of :
Rogal, Samuel J.
Guide to hymn tunes of American methodism
Compiled by Samuel J. Rogal
New York: Greenwood Press, 1986
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 7)

Number of People : 478


 1986

Grove, George / Sir
British opera in retrospect. A project to encourage the performance of British operas
Sponsored and organised by the British Music Society for European music year, 1985
Opera Project Management Committee, 1986, 149 p.

Number of People : 184


 1985

Matthews, Betty
The Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain : list of members 1738-1984
London: Royal Society of Musicians, 1985

Number of People : 2,163

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1982

Janta, Aleksander
A history of nineteenth century American-Polish music.
With annotated bibliography and illustrations
New York: Kosciuszko Foundation, 1982

Number of People : 203


 1980 Source: 1

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

Number of People : 20,506


 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


 1979 Source: 4

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1975

Parker, John Rowe
A musical biography
Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1975

Number of People : 35


 1970

Biographical sketches

p. 293 In:
Hixon, D.L.
Music in early America
A bibliography of music in Evans
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1970, 607 p.

Number of People : 177


 1970

Honneger, Marc
Dictionnaire de la musique
Publie sous la direction de Marc Honneger
Paris: Bordas, 1970-76

Number of People : 6,183


 1964

Appendix (I)

p. 1001 In:
Smith, Carleton Sprague
Sprague-Smith, Carleton
Wolfe, Richard J.
Secular music in America 1801-1825
A bibliography by Richard J. Wolfe
Introduction by Carleton Sprague Smith
New York: New York Public Library, 1964

Number of People : 57


 1964

[no biographical article]

The above item is part of :
Smith, Carleton Sprague
Sprague-Smith, Carleton
Wolfe, Richard J.
Secular music in America 1801-1825
A bibliography by Richard J. Wolfe
Introduction by Carleton Sprague Smith
New York: New York Public Library, 1964

Number of People : 330


 1962

Wunderlich, Charles Edward
A history and bibliography of early American musical periodicals, 1782-1852
By Charles Edward Wunderlich
1962, 783 p.
       Note: A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the University of Michigan

Number of People : 1,087


 1959 Source: 2

Eitner, Robert
Biographisch-bibliographisches Quellen-Lexikon der Musiker und Musikgelehrten
Christlicher Zeitrechnung bis Mitte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts
Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlaganstalt, 1959

Number of People : 26,838


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1950

Hauger, George
William Shield.
Music and Letters. 31 (1950), S. 337-342.

Number of People : 1


 1940

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

Number of People : 6,835


 1937

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

Number of People : 11,317


 1936 Source: 3

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1924

Bekker, Leander Jan de
Black's dictionary of music & musicians ... from earliest times to 1924 ...
London: 1924

Number of People : 1,435


 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


 1911

Baltzell, Winton J.
Baltzell's dictionary of musicians ...
Boston, MA: 1911

Number of People : 748


 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

More Details : (1 Section)


 1897

Stratton, Stephen Samuel
Brown, James D.
British musical biography.
A dictionary of musical artists, authors and composers born in Britain and its colonies.
By James D. Brown and Stephen S. Stratton
Birmingham: S.S. Stratton, 1897, 462 p.

Number of People : 4,164


 1896

Baptie, David
Sketches of the English glee composers, historical, biographical and critical
(from about 1735-1866)
London: William Reeves, 1896, 235 p.

Number of People : 243


 1895

Welford, R.
Men of mark 'twixt Tyne and Tweed ...
London: 1895, 3 vols.

Number of People : 6


 1891

Bumpus, John S.
The organists & composers of St. Paul's cathedral
By John S. Bumpus
London: Bowden, Hudson, 1891, 272 p.

Number of People : 159


 1888

Champlin, J.D.
Cyclopedia of music and musicians ...
New York: 1888-90, 3 vols.

Number of People : 596


 1887

Baptie, David
A handbook of musical biography ...
2nd ed.
London: 1887

Number of People : 1,274


 1887

Sanders, Lloyd C.
Celebrities of the Century being a Dictionary of Men and Women of the Nineteenth Century ...
London; Paris; Melbourne: 1887, Vol. 1-2.

Number of People : 61


 1886 Source: 6

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


 1883 Source: 5

Baptie, David
A handbook of musical biography
London: W. Morley, 1883, 256 p.

Number of People : 3,177


 1879

Grove, George / Sir
Dictionary of music and musicians ...
London: 1879-99, 4 vols. Note
       Note: Of various editions

Number of People : 999


 1875

Fetis, Francois-Joseph
Biographie universelle des musiciens : et bibliographie generale de la musique.
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1875-83

Number of People : 5,657


 1870

Cates, W.L.R.
Mounder, S.
The biographical treasury.
A dictionary of universal biography ...
New ed.
Revised ... by W. L. R. Cates...
London: 1870

Number of People : 62


 1867

Cassell's biographical dictionary ...
London: [1867-69]

Number of People : 134


 1859

Allibone, S.A.
A critical dictionary of English literature & British & American authors ... from the earliest accounts to the middle of the 19th century ...
London: 1859-71, 3 vols.

Number of People : 405


 1856

Knight, C.
Biography ...
London: 1856-72, 7 vols.
      (Series: The English Cyclopaedia; Division III)

Number of People : 87


 1853

Rose, H.J.
A new general biographical dictionary ...
London: 1853, 12 vols.

Number of People : 133


 1851

Hogarth, George
Memoirs of the opera in Italy, France, Germany and England
Vol. II
New York: 1851, 379 p.

Number of People : 74


 1841

Gorton, J.
A general biographical dictionary ...
New ed.
London: 1841, 3 vols.

Number of People : 124


 1836

Cunningham, G.G.
Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, from Alfred the Great to the latest times ...
Glasgow: 1836-38, 8 vols.

Number of People : 23


 1834

Bingley, William
Musical biography : or Memoirs of ... musical composers & writers ... of Europe during the last three centuries ...
2nd ed.
London: 1834, 2 vols.

Number of People : 198


 1834

Bingley, William
Musical biography : or, memoirs of the lives and writings of the most eminent musical composers and writers, who have flourished in the different countries of Europe during the last three centuries
London: R. Bentley, 1834, 395 p.

Number of People : 463


 1831

Davenport, R.A.
A dictionary of biography : comprising ... characters of all ages, nations and professions ...
London: 1831

Number of People : 37


 1827

A dictionary of musicians ...
2nd ed.
London: 1827, 2 vols.

Number of People : 810


 1825

A new biographical dictionary, of ... contemporary [sic] public characters ...
London: 1825

Number of People : 25


 1816

Shoberl, F.
Watkins, John
A biographical dictionary of the living authors of Great Britain and Ireland ...
London: 1816

Number of People : 35


 1805

The Thespian Dictionary : or, Dramatic biography of the present age ...
2nd ed., with ... improvements and additions.
London: 1805

Number of People : 86


 1798

Public characters ...
4th edition
London: 1798-1809, 10 vols.

Number of People : 12


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