Richard Aldrich

Richard Aldrich

Richard Aldrich (31 July 1863 Providence, Rhode Island - 2 June 1937, Rome) was an American music critic. From 1902 to 1923 he was music critic for the "New York Times."

Aldrich graduated A.B. in 1885 at Harvard College, where he had studied music under Paine. He began his journalistic career on the "Providence Journal". From 1889-1891 he was private secretary to Senator Dixon in Washington, and also wrote criticisms for the "Washington Evening Star". In 1891-2 he was with the "New York Tribune" in various editorial capacities, assisting Henry Edward Krehbiel with musical criticisms. He was also associated with Krehbiel as an American contributor to the revised edition of Grove's Dictionary. [A. Eaglefield-Hull, "A Dictionary of Modern Music and Musicians" (Dent, London 1924).]


* "Guide to Parsifal" (Ditson, 1904)
* "Guide to the Ring of the Nibelung" (Ditson, 1905)
* Translator of Lilli Lehmann's "How to Sing" (Macmillan 1912)
* "Musical Discourse" (1928)
* "Concert Life in New York 1902–1923" (1941)


External links

* [ A biographical sketch of composer Jan Albert van Eyken written by Aldrich] in a score of van Eyken's Three Sonatas for Organ; from Sibley Music Library Digital Scores Collection
* [ A biographical sketch of Paganini written by Aldrich] in a score of Paganini's Le streghe (the witches’ dance) for violin and orchestra (or piano); from Sibley Music Library Digital Scores Collection

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Richard S. Aldrich — Richard Steere Aldrich (* 29. Februar 1884 in Washington D.C.; † 25. Dezember 1941 in Providence, Rhode Island) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1923 und 1933 vertrat er den zweiten Wahlbezirk des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Richard Crenna — Données clés Nom de naissance Richard Donald Crenna Naissance 30 novembre 1927 Los Angeles,  États Unis National …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Richard S. Aldrich — Richard Steere Aldrich (February 29, 1884 December 25, 1941) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island, son of Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich.Aldrich was born in Washington, D.C. where his father was serving in Congress. Aldrich was a descendant of… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Shelby — Richard Craig Shelby (* 6. Mai 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama) ist ein US amerikanischer Politiker, der den Bundesstaat Alabama seit 1987 im US Senat vertritt. Er wurde als Demokrat gewählt, wechselte später jedoc …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Richard Henry Clarke — (* 9. Februar 1843 in Dayton, Marengo County, Alabama; † 26. September 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri) war ein US amerikanischer Rechtsanwalt und Politiker (Demokratische Partei). Werdegang Richard Henry Clarke besuchte die Green Springs Academy und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aldrich Ames — Born May 26, 1941 (1941 05 26) (age 70) River Falls, Wisconsin, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Aldrich — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Aldrich (Alabama) Aldrich (Missouri) Aldrich (New York), ein kleines Dorf in den Adirondack Mountains Aldrich (Todd County, Minnesota) Aldrich Township (Minnesota) Aldrich (Wadena County,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aldrich Ames — Aldrich Hazen Ames Aldrich Hazen Ames, durante su detención en febrero de 1994 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Richard Attenborough — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Richard Attenborough Nombre real Richard Samuel Attenborough Nacimiento 29 de agosto de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Richard Samuel Attenborough — Richard Attenborough im Jahr 1983 Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE (* 29. August 1923 in Cambridge, England) ist ein britischer Schauspieler und Regisseur. Er ist der ältere Bruder des Fernsehproduzenten Sir David …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”