Department of Music

Multimedia Composer Biography

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A comparative study of composer biographies across different media


The project will unpick the biographical narratives that have informed constructions of six 19th-century composers across academic and popular fora.

It offers new methodologies for analysing biography by examining a group of contemporaries across one another's biographies.


Principal Investigator

Dr Joanne Cormac


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Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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