Sir George Grove


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Grove, Sir George,

1820–1900, English musicographer, whose Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1879–89) has become a standard reference work. Originally an engineer, he assisted in the establishment of the Crystal Palace in London and for many years annotated the programs of the concerts there. From these notes he later drew material for Beethoven and His Nine Symphonies (1896).
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When, in 1969, my colleagues and I began to lay our plans, we thought of the work we were preparing as the sixth edition of the dictionary first prepared by Sir George Grove in the 1870s and 1880s.
What would Sir George Grove make of these changes to the dictionary?
Brightwell, "One Equal Music: The Royal College of Music, its Inception and the Legacy of Sir George Grove 1883-1895" [Ph.