Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1872-03-10
Death 1956-09-06
Americans
English, Polish, French, German

Biographical notes:

Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Chicago Record-Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library.

From the description of Felix Borowski papers, 1841-1995, bulk 1896-1956. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 190995566

Composed 1931-32. First performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, March 16, 1933, Frederick Stock conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony no. 1 / Felix Borowski. 1932. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300532

Suggested in part by La Bonne Chanson of Paul Verlaine. Composed 1920. First performance Chicago North Shore Festival, Evanston, Illinois, 25 May 1920, Festival Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Le printemps passioné : poème pour orchestre / par Felix Borowski. 1920. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300521

Awarded $1,000 by the Chicago North Shore Festival Assn., Evanston, Ill., 1923. Composed 1922. First played at a public rehearsal for the judges of the contest by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Evanston, Ill., May 26, 1923, Frederick Stock conducting. First concert performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Evanston, Ill., May 30, 1923, at the Chicago North Shore Festival, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Fantasie-overture : Youth / Felix Borowksi. 1922. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300508

Composed 1924. First performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, Nov. 13, 1925, Frederick Stock conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Semiramis : tone poem for orchestra / by Felix Borowski. 1924. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300526

Composed 1923. First performance Carnegie Hall, New York, 2 January 1924, State Symphony Orchestra, Josef Stransky conductor.

From the description of Ecce Homo [symphonic tone poem] / Felix Borowski. 1923. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300506

Composed 1917. First peformance Jan. 25, 1918, by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Peintures : pour orchestre / by Felix Borowski. 1917. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300517

Composed 1936-38. First performance Chicago 9 March 1939, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony no. 3, G major / by Felix Borowski. [1938]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300537

Composed 1933. First performance Trinity Auditorium, Los Angeles, 22 July 1936, Jacques Samossoud conductor. Dedicated to Jacques Samossoud.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony no. 2, E minor / by Felix Borowski. 1933. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300534

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Subjects:

  • Overtures--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--Parts
  • Husband and wife
  • Manuscripts, American
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Symphonies--Scores and parts
  • Symphonies--Scores
  • Suites (String orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Harp--Orchestral excerpts
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Parts
  • Dance critics
  • Composition (Music)
  • Music critics
  • Symphonic poems--Scores and parts
  • Composers
  • String quartets--Parts
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Love-letters
  • Music teachers

Occupations:

  • Composers

Places:

  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)