Pfitzner, Hans, 1869-1949

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Mimi Pfitzner (née Kwast) was the first wife of Hans; they married in 1899. Mali Pfitzner (née Stoll) was the 2nd wife of Hans; they married in 1939. Montenuovo was a high-ranking official at the Habsburg court in Vienna. Leer was a German attorney from Munich who defended Pfitzner in denazification proceedings following the end of World War II. Stromverlag, based in Hamburg, was the publisher of Pfitzner's memoir Eindrücke und Bilder meines Lebens (1948). Kössel was a friend of Pfitzner and an employee of the Bayerischen Vereinsbank in Munich, where Pfitzner had deposited a manuscript which he was giving to Alma Mahler. Walter was a friend or an admirer of Pfitzner; she composed a poem in memory of his death.

From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1903-1955. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864475

German composer and conductor.

From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Obercassel (near Düsseldorf), 25 December 1907], to Emil Gutmann in Munich, 1907 Dec. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674937

From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : Strasbourg, 9 September 1918, to Hermann Scherchen in Berlin, 1918 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674940

Hans Pfitzner was a German composer. He is perhaps best known for his opera Palestrina, which premiered in 1917.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902314

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creatorOf Pfitzner, Hans Erich, 1869-1949. Autograph postcard signed, dated : Strasbourg, 9 September 1918, to Hermann Scherchen in Berlin, 1918 Sept. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wolf, Alfred, 1889-1930. Correspondence received and other papers, 1892-1930 (bulk 1920-1930). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Bekker, Paul, 1882-1937. Papers of Paul Bekker, 1906-1931. Library of Congress
creatorOf Pfitzner, Hans Erich, 1869-1949. Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Pfitzner, Hans Erich, 1869-1949. Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1903-1955. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Papers, ca. 1904-1971. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Autograph letters signed (20), autograph postcards signed (8), and typewritten letters signed (3), dated : Vienna, Garmisch, La Plata (Argentina), Paris, Amsterdam, Athens, [and other places], 1919-1939, to Max Graf, 1919 Jan. 25, 1919 Aug. 22, 1923 Aug. 8, 1925, 15 February, 1926 Nov. 22, 1926 June 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bekker, Paul, 1882-1937. The Paul Bekker papers, 1883-1937 (bulk). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Alfred Wolf correspondence and other papers, 1892-1930, 1920-1930 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn The Paul Bekker Papers, 1883-1937 (bulk) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Strelow, Liselotte, 1908-1981. Portraits, landscapes and interior views. Getty Research Institute, Research Library
creatorOf Pfitzner, Hans Erich, 1869-1949. Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Obercassel (near Düsseldorf), 25 December 1907], to Emil Gutmann in Munich, 1907 Dec. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vought, Earl Gearhard, 1894-. Papers, ca. 1960-1976. American Primers
referencedIn Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. The Bruno Walter papers, [ca. 1887-ca. 1966]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Earl Gearhard Vought papers, circa 1960-1976 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn The Bruno Walter papers, ca. 1887-ca. 1966 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Bekker, Paul, 1882-1937. The Paul Bekker papers, 1839-1981 (inclusive) Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Mottl, Felix, 1856-1911. Rare libretto collection. Roll 7, 218-243, [Mottl] - Poise [microform] / Lila Acheson Wallace Library, Juilliard School. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Vought, Earl Gearhard, b. 1894. Earl Gearhard Vought papers, ca. 1960-1976. American Primers
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correspondedWith Bekker, Paul, 1882-1937. person
associatedWith Gutmann, Emil, person
associatedWith Kössel, Willy. person
associatedWith Leer, Eugen. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953 person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith Montenuovo, Alfred, Fürst von, 1854-1927. person
associatedWith Pfitzner, Mali, 1893-1963. person
associatedWith Pfitzner, Mimi, 1879-1926. person
associatedWith Rutz, Hans, 1909-. person
associatedWith Scherchen, Hermann, 1891-1966, person
associatedWith Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. person
associatedWith Strelow, Liselotte, 1908-1981. person
associatedWith Stromverlag. corporateBody
associatedWith Vought, Earl Gearhard, 1894- person
associatedWith Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 person
associatedWith Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. person
associatedWith Walter, Delia. person
associatedWith Weingarter, Felix, 1863-1942. person
associatedWith Wolf, Alfred, 1889-1930. person
associatedWith Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. person
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Birth 1869-05-05

Death 1949-05-22

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