Hueffer, Francis, 1843-1889

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German music critic of The Times.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : 72 Elsham Road, Kensington, W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Sept. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125500

Francis Hueffer was an author and music critic. Born in Germany, he was educated throughout Europe, and settled in England just before the Franco-Prussian War. He wrote for and edited several publications, becoming increasingly influential. Hueffer was inspired by Schopenhauer, and helped popularize Wagner, Berlioz, and Liszt in England. He published numerous monographs, and wrote libretti for musical plays. He married the daughter of artist Ford Madox Brown, Catherine, and their son, Ford Madox Ford, included reminiscences of his father in various novels.

From the description of Francis Hueffer letter to Alfred Hipkins, circa 1880. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57071432

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creatorOf Hueffer, Francis, 1843-1889. Francis Hueffer letter to Alfred Hipkins, circa 1880. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Hueffer, Francis, 1843-1889. Autograph letter signed : 72 Elsham Road, Kensington, W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Sept. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Violet Hunt papers, 1858-1962. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934. Letter [manuscript]: Ways End, to Alexander Strahan, 1878 January 2l. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hartvigson, Frits. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London] Jan. 3 and 5 March 1888, to Joseph Bennett, 1888 Jan. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Autograph letter signed : Capel House, Orlestone, to Mrs. J.B. Pinker, the wife of his literary agent, 1917 Oct. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Manns, August, 1825-1907. Autograph letters signed (11), dated : [London], to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1885-1903. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection of papers, 1855]-1941, 1863-1882 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Engel, Solton and Julia,. Collection of Literary Letters, Manuscripts and Drawings, 1832-1935. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Hueffer, Catherine, b. 1850. Autograph letter signed and secretarial letter : [London], to an unidentified recipient, 1894 May 2 and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Camille Saint-Saëns letters to various correspondents, 1879-1921, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection of papers, [1855]-1941 bulk (1863-1882). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. Violet Hunt papers, 1858-1962. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 26 March 1884, to Alfred [Mapleson?], 1884 Mar. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. person
associatedWith Engel, Solton and Julia, person
associatedWith Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Hartvigson, Frits. person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934. person
associatedWith Hipkins, Alfred J. (Alfred James), 1826-1903, person
associatedWith Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881 person
associatedWith Hueffer, Catherine, b. 1850. person
associatedWith Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. person
associatedWith Manns, August, 1825-1907. person
associatedWith Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. person
associatedWith Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. person
associatedWith Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900, person
associatedWith Violet Hunt 1862-1942. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Music critics


Birth 1843-05-22

Death 1889-01-19





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