Arne, Thomas Augustine

Period: Baroque

Born: Wednesday, March 12, 1710 in London, England

Died: Thursday, March 5, 1778 in London, England

Nation of Origin: United Kingdom

Major Works:
He is most known as the composer of Rule Brittannia (1740). He also composed songs, operas, keyboard music, and oratorios. Masques:
Comus (1738)
The Judgment of Paris (1740)
Opera:
Artaxerxes (1762)
Oratorio:
Judith (1761)

Other Information:

General Bibliography:
Bukofzer, Manfred F., Music in the Baroque Era, from Monteverdi to Bach, W.W. Norton & Company, November 1947, ISBN: 0393097455

Palisca, Claude V. Baroque Music, Prentice Hall, December 1990, ISBN: 0130584967

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


Links to essays at other sites:

Please note: Each link will open in a new window.

Biographical essay from Wikipedia