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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 date1837-05-08
Death date1912-04-01
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)