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Manns, Sir August Friedrichlocked

(1825–1907)
  • Michael Musgrave

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Manns, Sir August Friedrich (1825–1907), conductor, was born at Stolzenburg, near Stettin, Pomerania, on 12 March 1825, the fifth of the ten children of Gottlieb Manns, a foreman in a glass factory. He received his first formal musical instruction when he was twelve and played flute, clarinet, violin, and horn under the musician of the neighbouring village of ...

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