Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-2012

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Hans Werner Henze is a German composer. Gert von Gontard (1906-1979) was a German author and editor who lived in the United States after the 1940's.

From the description of Letters to Gert and Hilde von Gontard, 1974 Aug. 25-1975 Sept. 19. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314117

Hans Werner Henze is a German composer.

From the description of Correspondence to Heddy Baum, 1973 Feb. 12-1990 Dec. 10. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164285

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Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Paris conservatory, Martinon took composition with Albert Roussel and Vincent d’Indy. After completing the composition courses, he studied conducting with Charles Munch and Désormière. He graduated from the Paris Conservatory in 1928, winning a premier prix.

Martinon’s familiarity with conducting started in France, followed by various appointments in Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. In 1946, he embarked on a conducting career directing the Concerts du Conservatoire in Paris and the Bordeaux Symphony. The successful debut with the LPO led to his appointment as associate conductor of the orchestra in 1947. From 1947-1950 Martinon directed the Radio Eireann orchestra, Dublin and in 1951, he returned to Paris to conduct the Concerts Lamoureux until 1957. From 1957-1959, Martinon conducted the Israel Philharmonic. His appointment as the next conductor of the Düsseldorf Symphony occurred in 1959. Martinon was in Düsseldorf until 1963 when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra selected him as their music director, a position he held until 1968. During that same year, he returned to France to direct the French National Radio Orchestra and served as the principal conductor of the Hague Residentie–Orkest from 1974 until shortly before his death in 1976.

Martinon’s extensive experience as a composer led to his approach to conducting. The Symphoniette pour orchestre á cordes, piano, harpe et timbales, op. 16, from 1935, is one of three first attempts at composition. After enlisting in the war, Martinon’s imprisonment in a German camp, Stalag IX A, resulted in several new compositions, Psaume 136, le Chant des Captifs, Musique d’Exil, Sonatina No.3, Sonatina No. 4 for wind instruments, and various choral works. In 1946, the city of Paris awarded a prize to his composition le Chant des Captifs. After the war, other notable compositions include Symphonie no. 3 (Irlandaise), the Concerto no. 2 pour violin et orchestre, op. 5, dedicated to Szeryng, and the Concerto pour cello et orchestre, op. 52, composed for Pierre Fournier. For the stage Martinon composed two works, the ballet Ambohimanga ou la Cité Bleue and in 1949 the opera Hécube with a libretto by Serge Moreux. Symphony no.4 Altitudes was the outcome of a commission from the Chicago Symphony to commemorate its 75th anniversary.

Martinon had recently taken on a position at the Paris Conservatory to teach conducting when he died from a serious illness on March 1, 1976.

From the guide to the Jean Martinon papers, 1923-1994, (Music Library)

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creatorOf MS Mus. 1615. Rosenthal Correspondence. Vol. vii (ff. 212). Gual -Hun.includes:ff. 1-15. Harold David Rosenthal, writer on music: Giorgio Gualerzi, music critic: Correspondence between Giorgio Gualerzi and Harold David Rosenthal: 1965-1981: Ital, En... British Library
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1965 February 5. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-. Trauer Ode für Margaret Geddes : Violoncello-Sextett / Hans Werner Henze. Northwestern University
creatorOf Leibowitz, René, 1913-1972. Letters to Arnold Schönberg, 1944-1950. University of Michigan
creatorOf MS Mus. 1530. Michael Hurd Papers: Letters from correspondents Dehn-Hughes; 1950-1999, n.d.ff. 160. 360 x 275mm.includes:ff. 1-12. Michael Hurd, composer and author: Paul Edward Dehn, writer: Letters from Paul Edward Dehn to Michael Hurd: 1950-1955. ..., 1950-1999 British Library
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Aaron Copland Collection, 1841-1991, (bulk 1911-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Juilliard School. Office of the President. General administrative records, 1933-1985, (bulk 1955-1983). The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf JOHN AMIS CORRESPONDENCE: letters, principally from musicians but with some literary and other figures, to John Amis; 1942-1991, n.d. Correspondents include Sir Michael Tippett (25 letters), Luigi Nono (4), Dmitrii Shostakovich (2) and Dame Edith Sit..., 1942-1991 British Library
creatorOf MARGARET GARDINER PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 163). Correspondence and papers; 1962-1965. 1. ff. 1-17. Nuclear disarmament; 1962-1964. 2. ff. 18-82v. British writers' protest on Vietnam; 1965. 3. ff. 83-163. West European artists' protest on Vietnam; 1965.in..., 1962-1965 British Library
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1961 November 18. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Baum, Heddy. Papers, ca. 1945-1990. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-. Correspondence to Heddy Baum, 1973 Feb. 12-1990 Dec. 10. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-. Erste Skizzen für Chorphantasie : auf die "Lieder von einer Insel" : 1964 / [Texte] von Ingeborg Bachmann ; [Musik von] Hans Werner Henze. Northwestern University
referencedIn Senn, Herbert Charles, 1924-. Set design drawings for The young lord, n.d. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-. Letters to Gert and Hilde von Gontard, 1974 Aug. 25-1975 Sept. 19. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-. Hans Werner Henze - Vespignani. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Jean Martinon papers, 1923-1994 Music Library
referencedIn Heddy Baum papers, ca. 1945-1990 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Juilliard School. Concert Office. Records, 1960-1965. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn National Orchestral Association collection of rehearsal and concert recordings [sound recording], 1938-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Hines, Robert Stephan. Robert Hines papers, 1930-2000. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf MS Mus. 953. William Glock Collection. Vol. xi. Glock–Juda; 1930-1998, n.d. Includes drafts and copies of letters written by William Glock.ff. 246. 335 x 255mm.includes:ff. 1-10 Sir William Frederick Glock, Kt.; music critic and administrator: ..., 1930-1998 British Library
creatorOf 'DER JUNGE LORD'. Act I (ff. iii+175).Hans Werner Henze, composer: Ingeborg Bachmann, writer: Comic opera, 'Der Junge Lord' by Hans Werner Henze, libretto by Ingeborg Bachmann: [1965]: Annotated in Germ., Ital. and Engl: Autogr. British Library
referencedIn Boulez, Pierre, 1925-. Typewritten letters signed (5), Typewritten letter, and Autograph envelope, dated London and Baden-Baden, 1971-1975, to Joan Peyser, 1971-1975. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vol. i (ff. 139). Abrahamsen -Martland.includes:f. 1 Art. Portraits: Hans Abrahamsen, composer: Photograph of H. Abrahamsen with M. Vyner: 1982.ff. 2-4 Hans Abrahamsen, composer: Letters to M. Vyner from Hans Abrahamsen: 1985-1987: Partly signed... British Library
referencedIn Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1960 (ff. 147).includes:f. 1 Charles Edmund Rubbra, composer: Sylvia C. East, Hon. Secretary, The Henry Wood National Memorial Trust: Letter to Sylvia C. East from Charles Edmund Rubbra: 1960.f. 2 Sylvi..., 1960 British Library
creatorOf Vol. iii A. Musical and written tributes; 1977 (ff. 1-11), 1987.ff. 20. British Library arrangement.includes:f. 1 Elliott Cook Carter, composer: Correspondence with M. Vyner of Elliott Cook Carter: 1977-1983: Partly signed. Partly copy.f. 2 Georg..., 1977 British Library
creatorOf 'DER JUNGE LORD'. Act II (ff. 127).Hans Werner Henze, composer: Ingeborg Bachmann, writer: Comic opera, 'Der Junge Lord' by Hans Werner Henze, libretto by Ingeborg Bachmann: [1965]: Annotated in Germ., Ital. and Engl: Autogr. British Library
referencedIn Di Bonaventura, Mario, 1924-. Autograph postcards signed (58), Autograph letters signed (9), and Typewritten letters signed (2), dated Hanover, N.H., London, Dublin, Mainz, Warsaw, Vilnius, Helsinki, Budapest, Florence, Vienna, Amsterdam, Portland, Ore., and many other places, 1970-1999, 1970-1999. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-. [Letter] 1977, May 4, Stuttgart [to] David [Atherton] / Hans [Werner Henze]. Northwestern University
creatorOf Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-. Sonata per pianoforte = Klavier Sonate / [Hans Werner Henze]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Robert Hines papers, 1930-2000 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-. Canzona per sette strumenti / Hans Werner Henze. Northwestern University
referencedIn Jacob Druckman collection of noncommercial sound recordings [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf HANS WERNER HENZE: 'Zwei Deutschlandsberger Mohrentänze', for recorders, guitar, percussion, string quartet and string orchestra; 1985. Autograph. Sketches in score, mostly for no. 2, in pencil. Signed and dated May 1985 at head of first page. Full s..., 1985 British Library
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associatedWith Gontard, Gert von, 1906-1979. person
associatedWith Gontard, Hilde von. person
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correspondedWith Hines, Robert Stephan. person
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associatedWith Inghelbrecht, D. E. (Désiré Emile), 1880-1965 person
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associatedWith Loewenguth, Alfred person
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associatedWith Moreux, Serge, 1900-1959 person
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associatedWith Vespignani, Renzo, 1924-2001. person
associatedWith Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. person
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Composers--Correspondence
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Sonatas (piano)
Septets (Piano, harp, oboe, violas (3), violoncello)--Scores
String sextets (Violoncellos (6))--Scores
Musical sketches
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
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Birth 1926-07-01

Death 2012-10-27

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