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      This page lists Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians or similarly entitled Music Reference Books published 1990 to date which are in my collection "{A}" and other editions I know about. These books were initially authored by Theodore Baker (1851-1934) (Wikipedia) and Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995) (Wikipedia).

      New pages split off from my original Bibliography page

  1. #vb - Baker, Theodore   {A} - cover scans
          "A Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 1st ed. (reprint)"
          New York, NY: G. Schirmer, with [300] portraits from drawing in pen and ink by Alex Griubayedoff
          1900, 653 p., 2008 Reprint ISBN: 1-4437-2847-0, ISBN-13: 978-1-4437-2847-8, no LC, UPC: 9-781443-728478
          A complete scan of this Public Domain book is available at: archive.org
        Other reprints:
        2009 Reprint ISBN: 1-112-44072-0, ISBN-13: 978-1-112-44072-4, no LC, UPC: ?
        2015 Reprint ISBN: 1-298-52104-1, ISBN-13: 978-1-298-52104-0, no LC, UPC: ?

  2. Baker, Theodore   {B}
          "A Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 2nd ed."
          New York, NY: G. Schirmer, with [300] portraits from drawing in pen and ink by Alex Griubayedoff
          1905, 703 p., ASIN: B003TMHGV2, no LC, no UPC
          Per the International Music Score Library Project, IMSLP: "The main body of the second edition is identical to the first edition of 1900. An updated supplement of 54 pages appears at the end."
          A complete scan of this book is available at: archive.org

  3. #vc - Remy, Alfred   {A} - cover scans
          "Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Popular Edition" [3rd ed., "Revised and Enlarged"]
          New York, NY: G. Schirmer (Inc.), [Binding: olive cardstock wraps with black lettering]*
          1919, 1094 p., ASIN: hardcover* B000NXF216, no LC, no UPC:
          * I ordered a hardcover but the Amazon 3rd part seller sent me a paperback
  4. #gr - Slonimsky, Nicolas (revised by).   {A}{E} - cover scans
          "Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 6th ed."
          New York, NY: Schirmer Books
          1978, 1955 p., ISBN: 0-02-870240-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-02-870240-7, LC: 78-3205, no UPC
        R - 780.92 - B178 (.E)

  5. #vh - Slonimsky, Nicolas   {A} - cover scans
          "The Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Composers and Musicians"
          London / Sydbey / New York / Tokyo / Toronto: Simon Schuster
          1988, 1407 p., ISBN: 0-671-69896-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-671-69896-6, LC:?, UPC: ?

  6. #cs - Slonimsky, Nicolas (revised by).   {A}{C}{F}{I} - cover scans
          "Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th ed."
          New York, NY: Schirmer Books
          1992, 2115 p., ISBN: 0-02-872415-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-02-872415-7, LC: 91-24591, no UPC
        R - 780.92 - B168b (.C), R - 780.922 - Bak (.F), R - ML 105 - .B16 - 1992 (.I)

  7. #kv - Slonimsky, Nicolas (1894-1995), Laura Kuhn (ed), & Dennis McIntire (Associate ed.)   {A}{C}{F}{U} - cover scans
          "Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Classical Musicians"
          aka "Baker's Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians", which appears on the front cover and spine ("Twentieth" only appears on the title page)
          New York, NY: Schirmer Books, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Macmillan / London, Mexico City, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto: Prentice Hall International
          1997, 1595 p., ISBN: 0-02-871271-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-02-871271-0, LC: 96-6515, UPC: ?
        780.92 S634b (.C), 780.922 Slo (.F), ML 105.S612 (.U)
        (see also the Opera Bibliography)

  8. Slonimsky, Nicolas (1894-1995), Richard Kassell   {B}
          "Baker's Dictionary of Music"
          city?: Schirmer
          1997, 1171 p., ISBN: 0-02-864791-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-02-864791-3, LC: 97-021923, UPC: ?
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