Popular Singers Of The Twentieth Century: A Bibliography Of Biographical Materials by Robert H. Cowden

Popular Singers Of The Twentieth Century: A Bibliography Of Biographical Materials

byRobert H. Cowden

Hardcover | July 1, 1999

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This guide to the biographical literature available on popular 20th-century singers covers nearly 1000 artists. Much of the literature cited is also cross-referenced to major biographical dictionaries, encyclopedias, and relevant periodicals. Entries not only list known publications associated with popular singers but also incorporate elements of analytical and descriptive bibliography. The artists included in this volume increasingly cross musical boundaries. The popular singer category, therefore, encompasses Broadway, Hollywood, cabaret, and operetta performers as well as recording artists. Scholars of popular music and popular music enthusiasts will appreciate the extensive research this work embodies. Divided among three sections, citations are arranged alphabetically and include information about literature published through 1997. An appendix of additional artists and an index complete the volume.

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Title:Popular Singers Of The Twentieth Century: A Bibliography Of Biographical MaterialsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:520 pages, 9.58 × 6.46 × 1.17 inPublished:July 1, 1999Publisher:Greenwood PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0313293333

ISBN - 13:9780313293337

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?[T]he strength of this work is its broad coverage of several styles of popular music (including music hall, light opera, and musical theater). A time-saving reference source.?-Choice