Finck, Henry Theophilus

Finck, Henry Theophilus

(1854–1926) music critic; born in Bethel, Mo. After studies at Harvard and in Germany, he wrote for papers including the New York Evening Post (1881–1924); a notable champion of Wagner and Dvor?ák, he resisted later innovators.
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