Seidl, Anton, 1850-1898

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Anton Seidl was a noted Wagnerian conductor and chorus master. He was born in Pest, Hungary, was a member of Wagner's household from 1872 to 1878, during which time he served as Wagner's musical secretary and later as conductor of the Richard Wagner Theater in Beyreuth. He was a close friend of Wagner's and had much to do with the spread of his music and influence through Europe and America.

From the guide to the Collection of Musical Autographs, 1870-1943, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library.)

Austro-Hungarian conductor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York Dec. 12 1894, to [the Lotos Club], 1894 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669731

Anton Seidl was a noted Wagnerian conductor and chorus master. He was born in Pest, Hungary, was a member of Wagner's household from 1872 to 1878, during which time he served as Wagner's musical secretary and later as conductor of the Richard Wagner Theater in Beyreuth. He was a close friend of Wagner's and had much to do with the spread of his music and influence through Europe and America.

From the description of Collection of musical autographs, 1870-1943. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309771978

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referencedIn The John Carter Glenn Collection, 1886-1912 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Collection of Musical Autographs, 1870-1943 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Robert Green Ingersoll Papers, 1826-1940, (bulk 1866-1899) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Seidl Society. Records, 1888-1898. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Glenn, John Carter. The John Carter Glenn collection, 1886-1912 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Autograph note on his visiting card : [n.p., Bayreuth?, n.d., 1872-1883?], to Herr [Anton] Seidl, [n.d., 1872-1883?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Seidl, Anton, 1850-1898. Autograph letter signed, dated : New York Dec. 12 1894, to [the Lotos Club], 1894 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lang, B. J. (Benjamin Johnson), 1837-1909. Letters received, 1860 March 9-1903 Nov. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899. Robert Green Ingersoll papers, 1826-1940 (bulk 1866-1899). Library of Congress
referencedIn Glenn, John Carter. The John Carter Glenn collection, 1886-1912 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Bryce, Lloyd Stephens, 1851-1917. Papers of Lloyd Stephens Bryce, 1807-1895 (bulk 1882-1895). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Seidl, Anton, 1850-1898. Collection of musical autographs, 1870-1943. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Scharwenka, Xaver, 1850-1924. Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 22 April 1902, to an unidentified recipient, 1902 Apr. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Alvary, Max, 1856-1898. Autograph letters signed (8) and Autograph note on his visiting card, dated : Berlin [and other places], 27 September 1889 [and other dates], to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1889, 27 September. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Seidl Society Records, 1889-1898 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Autograph letter signed, dated : Bayreuth, 13 May 1875, to [Karl] Eckert, 1875 May 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922. person
associatedWith Alvary, Max, 1856-1898. person
associatedWith Brandt, Marianne. person
associatedWith Brandt, Marianne. person
associatedWith Bryce, Lloyd Stephens, 1851-1917. person
associatedWith Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. person
associatedWith Glenn, John Carter. person
associatedWith Goldmark, Carl, 1830-1915. person
associatedWith Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. person
associatedWith Huberman, Bronislaw. person
correspondedWith Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899. person
associatedWith John Carter Glenn person
associatedWith Lang, B. J. (Benjamin Johnson), 1837-1909. person
associatedWith Lehman, Lilli. person
associatedWith Lehman, Lilli. person
associatedWith Loewe, Carl, 1796-1869. person
associatedWith Lotos Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Mancinelli, Luigi, 1848-1921. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Mottl, Felix, 1856-1911. person
associatedWith Powell, Maud, 1867-1920. person
associatedWith Scharwenka, Xaver, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Seidl-Kraus, Auguste, 1853-1939. person
associatedWith Seidl Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Wagner, Cosima, 1837-1930. person
associatedWith Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. person
associatedWith Weingartner, Felix, 1863-1942. person
associatedWith Witmark, Isidore, 1871-1941. person
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Germany
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Music--Performance
Music--19th century
Instrumentation and orchestration
Music--Performance--Germany
Composers
Composers--Germany
Composition (Music)
Music--Germany--19th century
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Conductors (Music)
Musicians
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Birth 1850-05-07

Death 1898-03-28

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