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Nicolas Slonimsky

Nicolas Slonimsky (April 27, 1894 - December 25, 1995) was a Russian-American composer and conductor,music critic, and a musician an author. He immigrated to the United States in 1923. Slonimsky authored Baker's Dictionary of Music & Musicians and was head editor until 1992. He also authored the work The Lexicon of Muscial Invective, which lashed out at blunders made in the music industry. He died at age 101.

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