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John Rose Greene Hassard (1836–1888)

Hassard, John Rose Greene. An American journalist and musical and literary critic; born in New York, Sept. 4, 1836; died there, April 18, 1888. He was for many years musical critic of the New York Tribune. His most important work is ‘The Ring of the Nibelung’; but he also achieved distinction with such books as ‘Life of Archbishop Hughes’; ‘Life of Pope Pius IX.’; ‘A Pickwickian Pilgrimage’; etc.