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International Who's Who in Classical Music 2009

25th Edition


954 pages

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Hardback: 9781857435139
pub: 2009-03-30
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The International Who’s Who in Classical Music 2009 is an unparalleled source of biographical information on singers, instrumentalists, composers, conductors and managers. The directory section lists orchestras, opera companies and other institutions connected with the classical music world. Each biographical entry comprises personal information, principal career details, repertoire, recordings and compositions, and full contact details where available. Appendices provide contact details for national orchestras, opera companies, music festivals, music organizations and major competitions and awards.

Entries include individuals involved in all aspects of the world of classical music: composers, instrumentalists, singers, arrangers, writers, musicologists, conductors, directors and managers.

Key features:

  • over 8,000 detailed biographical entries
  • covers the classical and light classical fields
  • includes both up-and-coming musicians and well-established names.

This book will prove invaluable for anyone in need of reliable, up-to-date information on the individuals and organizations involved in classical music.


'An essential working tool for all those whose living and life are in the wonderful world of music.' - Musical Opinion

'So good as to be indispensable.' - Opera

'The International Who's Who of Classical Music would be essential reading to budding classical musicians or anyone involved in the classical music industry in any way.' -- Reference Reviews

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUSIC / General
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Classical
REFERENCE / Yearbooks & Annuals