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Mathews, W. S. B. (William Smythe Babcock), 1837-1912

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Personal name headingMathews, W. S. B. (William Smythe Babcock), 1837-1912
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Variant(s)Mathews, William Smythe Babcock, 1837-1912
Associated placeMacon, Ga. Greensboro, N.C. Marion, Ala. Chicago, Ill.
Birth date18370508
Death date19120401
Place of birthLondon, N.H.
Place of deathDenver, Colo.
Profession or occupationAuthors Organists Music teachers Editors Music critics
Found inHis How to understand music, c1888-1904: v. 1, t.p. (W.S.B. Mathews)
LC data base, 9-25-93 (hdg.: Mathews, William Smythe Babcock, 1837-1912; usage: W.S.B. Mathews)
Macmillan enc. of music and musicians (Mathews, William Smythe Babcock; born May 8, 1837, London, N.H.; died April 1, 1912, Denver, Colo.; American organist, teacher, editor, and writer; taught in Macon, Ga., Green[s]boro, N.C., and Marion, Ala.; organist in Chicago, editor and critic for various musical papers and for the Chicago times, Chicago morning news, and Chicago tribune; founded and edited a monthly music magazine; well known books: How to understand music; Popular history of music; Pronouncing dictionary of musical terms; The masters and their music)