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Keys to Finding Biographical Information

Name - Including variant spellings, nicknames, and "Americanized" names
e.g., Rachmaninoff OR Rachmaninov

Time Period - During which the person lived & worked
e.g., Renaissance, 17th Century

Country or Region - Where the person lived
e.g., Japan, Southeast Asia, Pacific Rim

Occupation - Including various ways to describe their occupation
e.g., lawyer, attorney

Characteristics - Such as ethnicity, gender, genre, etc.
e.g., black, women, post-modern

 

Glossary

Biography - About a person
Bibliography
- List of sources of information, such as articles and books
Autobiography -
A biography written by the person it's about
Contemporary - About living people (at the time of publication)
Historical
- About people no longer living
Works
- Compositions, performances, recordings, etc.
Signed
- Articles with a named author

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