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    John Knowles Paine (1839-1906) Biography. John Knowles Paine was born in Portland, Maine, on January 9, 1839. He began studying music in his youth, primarily with Hermann Kotzschmar, a German organist who emigrated to the United States in 1848. From 1858 to 1861, he furthered his training in Berlin with organist Karl-August Haupt and composer Wilhelm Wieprecht. Firmly grounded in the musical taste and culture of mid-nineteenth-century Europe,...
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    Robert Winslow Gordon (1888-1961) Biography. Robert Winslow Gordon in a portrait taken in 1928, when he joined the staff of the Library of Congress as the first Head of the Archive of American Folk Song. Photo courtesy Mr. and Mrs. Bert Nye.
    • Contributor: Gordon, Robert Winslow
  • Article
    Passamaquoddy Song By Kathleen Mundell
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    The ball-room manual of contra dances and social cotillons with remarks on quadrilles and Spanish dance Book. print | iv, [5]-30, ii p. 8 cm. | Introduction signed: W. H. Q. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). 36, Cornhill,…Boston
    • Contributor: H. G. O. Washburn - G. W. Cottrell
    • Date: 1863

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    Round dancing Book. print | 203, [1] p., 1 l. front. (port.) illus. 20 cm. | by M. B. Gilbert ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Illustrations byThe Lakeside PressPortland, Me.
    • Contributor: M. Gilbert - Gilbert, M. (Melvin Ballou) - Gilbert, M.
    • Date: 1890

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