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Busby, Thomas

writer, musician


born: 00 Dec 1755 Westminster, London, England Source: 1  

born: 00 Feb 1755 London, England Source: 2  

died: 28 May 1838 London, England Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 45 items with information about Thomas Busby:


 1983

Annotated index of organists and unsuccessful candidates with biographical notes drawn form original sources

Part three In:
Dawe, Donovan
Organists of the City of London
A record of one thousand organists with an annotated index
By Donovan Daw
London: Donovan Dawe, 1983

Number of People : 950


 1982 Source: 2

Stieger, Franz
Opernlexikon
Teil IV: Nachtrage
Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 1982

Number of People : 1,584


 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

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

Number of People : 16,262


 1976

Busby, Thomas
A grammar of music, to which are prefixed observations explanatory of the properties and powers of music as a science and of the general scope and object of the work.
New York: Da Capo Press 1976. XII, 491 S.
       Mit Noten.
      (Series: Da Capo Press Music Reprint Series)
       Reprint of the 1. ed., 1818

Number of People : 1


 1976

Busby, Thomas
A musical manual or technical directory, containing full and perspicuous explantations [!] of all the terms ancient and modern, used in the harmonic art, descriptions of the various voices and instruments, their powers and characters, with incidental remarks on the principal excellences of vocal and instrumental composition and performance.
New York: Da Capo Press 1976. XI, 187 S.
       Mit Ill.
       Reprint of the ed. 1828, printed for Goulding & D'Almaine, London.

Number of People : 1


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1970

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

Number of People : 6,183


 1965

Zenei lexikon
Budapest: Zenemukiado Vallalat, 1965

Number of People : 4,351


 1964

Smith, W.J.
Five centuries of Cambridge musicians 1464-1964
By W.J. Smith
Cambridge: W. Heffer, 1964, 75 p.

Number of People : 178


 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

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


 1956

Spence, K.G.F.
The learned Doctor Busby.
Music and Letters. 37 (1956), S. 141-153.

Number of People : 1


 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


 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


 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

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)


 1900

Grove, George / Sir
A dictionary of music and musicians
London: MacMillan, 1900

Number of People : 443


 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


 1888

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

Number of People : 596


 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


 1883

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

Number of People : 3,177


 1879

Adams, W.D.
Dictionary of English literature. Being a ... guide to English authors and their works ...
Revised edition
London: 1879-80

Number of People : 50


 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


 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


 1857

Waller, J.F.
The imperial dictionary of universal biography ...
London: 1857-63, 16 vols.

Number of People : 180


 1856

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

Number of People : 87


 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


 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


 1830

The biographical keepsake ... sketches of ... persons of the present time ...
1st series.
London: [1830?]

Number of People : 1


 1827

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

Number of People : 810


 1825

Sainsbury, John S.
A dictionary of musicians. From the earliest ages to the present time. Comprising the most important biographical contents of the works of Gerber, Choron, and Fayolle Count Orloff, Dr. Burney, Sir John Hawkins, &c, &c, together with upwards of a hundred original memoirs of the most eminent living musicians
Edited by John S. Sainsbury
Printed for Sainsbury and Co., 1825, 2V p.

Number of People : 724


 1825

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

Number of People : 25


 1824

Watt, R.
Bibliotheca britannia : or, A general index to British ... literature ...
Edinburgh: 1824, Vols. 1 & 2.

Number of People : 179


 1816

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

Number of People : 35


 1799

A new catalogue of living English authors ...
London: 1799, Vol. 1. Note
       Note: No more published

Number of People : 5


 1798

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

Number of People : 12


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