Chamberlain, Houston Stewart, 1855-1927

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Exponent of racial theories and supporter of Richard Wagner. British-born yet opted for Germany nationality.

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Chamberlain to unidentified correspondent, Vienna, 1892 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384590

English writer on music.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 23 October 1906, to an unidentified dealer, 1906 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564274

Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855-1927) was a British-born author; he wrote on political philosophy, natural science, and German composer Richard Wagner. Chamberlain lived in Germany from his late teens or early twenties onward and became a German citizen in 1916; in his later life he wrote extensively in support of his adopted country and its policy of Nordic supremacy.

W. Ashton Ellis was a biographer of German composer Richard Wagner, and author of the exhaustive multi-volume biography, Life of Richard Wagner .

From the guide to the Houston Stewart Chamberlain Letter, 1895, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Chamberlain, Houston Stewart, 1855-1927. Autograph letter signed from Chamberlain to unidentified correspondent, Vienna, 1892 Oct. 23. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf John Lane Company. Records of the John Lane Company, 1856-1933 (bulk, 1894-1930). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Albi Rosenthal collection of letters between composers and music publishers, 1704-1966. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Wagner, Cosima, 1837-1930. Autograph letter signed, dated : Partenkirchen-Riedberg, 17 September 1902, to Lady Galloway, 1902 Sept. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Chamberlain, Eva Wagner, 1867-1942. Eva Wagner Chamberlain collection, 1893-1976 (bulk 1937-1943). Boston University. School of Medicine
referencedIn The Papers of Vladimir and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz., 1784-1991 Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Dujardin, Edouard, 1861-1949. Edouard Dujardin Papers, 1861-1951. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Edouard Dujardin Papers TXRC06-A19., 1861-1951 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn World War I Collection, 1912-1964, 1914-1919 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn John Lane Company Records TXRC00-A11., 1856-1933, bulk 1894-1930 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989. The papers of Vladimir and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz, 1784-1991 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Schelsinger, Kathleen. Autograph letter, dated : [London], 1 Nov. 1910, to an unidentified recipient, 1910, Nov. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Chamberlain, Houston Stewart, 1855-1927. Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 23 October 1906, to an unidentified dealer, 1906 Oct. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Houston Stewart Chamberlain Letter, 1895 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Chamberlain, Eva Wagner, 1867-1942. person
associatedWith Dujardin, Edouard, 1861-1949 person
associatedWith Ellis, William Ashton, 1852-1919 person
associatedWith Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989. person
associatedWith Horowitz, Wanda Toscanini. person
associatedWith John Lane Company corporateBody
associatedWith Kistler, Cyrill, 1848-1907 person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
correspondedWith Rosenthal, Albi, 1914- person
associatedWith Schelsinger, Kathleen. person
associatedWith Wagner, Cosima, 1837-1930. person
associatedWith Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Germany
Subject
Music--Germany--19th century--History and criticism
Music publishing--Germany--History--19th century
Music
Music--19th century
Occupation
Composers--19th century.--Germany
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Birth 1855-09-09

Death 1927-01-09

Germans

German

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