Antedating of "Barbershop" (Music)

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Mar 24 22:32:23 UTC 2013

barber-shop (OED, 2.b., 1910)

1900 _Indianapolis Freeman_ 8 Dec. in _American Music_ (1992) 10: 289-326  A noticeable advancement along the lines of the profession is the passing of the barber shop quartette with its barber shop harmony.

Fred Shapiro

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