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Frederick Matthias Alexander - bibliography

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Biography

Australian autodidact elocutionist, born january 20, 1869, Wynyard, Tasmania; died October 10, 1955, London, Middlesex, England.

Bibliography

  • Lulie Westfeldt:
    F Matthias Alexander: The man and his work. Centreline Press. 1986.
  • Rosslyn McLeod:
    Up from Down Under: The Australian origins of Frederick Matthias Alexander and the Alexander Technique. 1994.
  • Godard Binkley:
    The Expanding Self: How the Alexander Technique Changed my Life. 1993.
  • Jean M. O. Fischer:
    F. Matthias Alexander. Articles and Lectures. Mouritz, 1995.
  • Frank Pierce-Jones:
    Freedom to Change. Mouritz.1997.

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