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Also available as eBook.Colin Larkin provides information on a range of popular music genre from 1900s onwards; including rock, pop, jazz, folk, blues, heavy metal, techno, R&B, reggae, and hip-hop. This biographical encyclopedia contains a name index, an index of song titles, and bibliographies by artist and subject.
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Biographies - Performers
Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Classical Musicians by Nicolas Slonimsky / edited by Laura Kuhn ; associate editor, Dennis McIntire
Nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. (Gale)
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