The History of Music
Written between 1880 and 1885, this is the author’s best known work. It went through many editions, and this English translation, first published in 1888, was prepared by the composer, pianist and writer Ferdinand Praeger (1815-91). To rectify the work’s marked neglect of English music, chapters were added by its editor, Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley (1825-89), Professor of Music at Oxford.
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About Emil Naumann
Emil Naumann (8 September 1827 – 23 June 1888) was a German composer and church musician, and a pupil of Felix Mendelssohn at the Leipzig Conservatory from 1842 to 1844.
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