Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956

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Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Chicago Record-Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library.

From the description of Felix Borowski papers, 1841-1995, bulk 1896-1956. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 190995566

Composed 1931-32. First performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, March 16, 1933, Frederick Stock conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony no. 1 / Felix Borowski. 1932. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300532

Suggested in part by La Bonne Chanson of Paul Verlaine. Composed 1920. First performance Chicago North Shore Festival, Evanston, Illinois, 25 May 1920, Festival Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Le printemps passioné : poème pour orchestre / par Felix Borowski. 1920. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300521

Awarded $1,000 by the Chicago North Shore Festival Assn., Evanston, Ill., 1923. Composed 1922. First played at a public rehearsal for the judges of the contest by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Evanston, Ill., May 26, 1923, Frederick Stock conducting. First concert performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Evanston, Ill., May 30, 1923, at the Chicago North Shore Festival, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Fantasie-overture : Youth / Felix Borowksi. 1922. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300508

Composed 1924. First performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, Nov. 13, 1925, Frederick Stock conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Semiramis : tone poem for orchestra / by Felix Borowski. 1924. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300526

Composed 1923. First performance Carnegie Hall, New York, 2 January 1924, State Symphony Orchestra, Josef Stransky conductor.

From the description of Ecce Homo [symphonic tone poem] / Felix Borowski. 1923. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300506

Composed 1917. First peformance Jan. 25, 1918, by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Peintures : pour orchestre / by Felix Borowski. 1917. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300517

Composed 1936-38. First performance Chicago 9 March 1939, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony no. 3, G major / by Felix Borowski. [1938]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300537

Composed 1933. First performance Trinity Auditorium, Los Angeles, 22 July 1936, Jacques Samossoud conductor. Dedicated to Jacques Samossoud.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony no. 2, E minor / by Felix Borowski. 1933. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43300534

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936. Henry Justin Smith papers, 1912-1980, bulk 1912-1935. Newberry Library
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library
referencedIn Felix Borowski collection, [19--?-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Edison Sheet Music Collection, 1830-1958, (bulk 1890-1940) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Glenn Dillard Gunn Collection, 1874-1961, (bulk 1910-1961) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Fantasie-overture : Youth / Felix Borowksi. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Peintures à Frederick Stock pour orchestre[. Harp] / par Felix Borowski. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Julius Gold Collection, 1858-1924, (bulk 1920-1955) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn A.C. McClurg & Co. A.C. McClurg & Co. records, 1873-1967, bulk 1910-1950. Newberry Library
referencedIn A.P. Schmidt Company. A.P. Schmidt Company archives, 1869-1958 (bulk 1895-1920). Library of Congress
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Suite rococo : for string orchestra / Felix Borowski. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Symphony no. 1 / Felix Borowski. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Le printemps passioné : poème pour orchestre / par Felix Borowski. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987, (bulk 1911-1974) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Symphony no. 2, E minor / by Felix Borowski. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Le printemps passioné[. Harpe] / F. Borowski. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Correspondence with H. L. Mencken, 1916. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Symphony no. 3, G major / by Felix Borowski. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. [Miscellaneous pamphlets]. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Ier quatuor à cordes composé par Félix Borowski. Eastman School of Music
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Felix Borowski papers, 1841-1995, bulk 1896-1956. Newberry Library
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Ecce Homo [symphonic tone poem] / Felix Borowski. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Semiramis : tone poem for orchestra / by Felix Borowski. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Wurtele, Mildred Orkney. Mildred Orkney Wurtele scrapbook, 1910-1912. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Peintures : pour orchestre / by Felix Borowski. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Central State University (Okla.). Brass Ensemble. [Central State University Brass Ensemble, Central State University Trombone Ensemble in concert] [sound recording] : [Thursday, March 30, 1978, 8:00 p.m., Choir Room-Music Building]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
creatorOf Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Love and memory / words by Mathilde Blinn ; music by Felix Borowski. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951. Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976 (bulk: 1924-1951) Library of Congress. Music Division
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associatedWith A.C. McClurg & Co. corporateBody
correspondedWith A.P. Schmidt Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Balakirev, Miliĭ Alekseevich, 1837-1910. person
associatedWith Blinn, Mathilde person
associatedWith Borowski, Elsa. person
associatedWith Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951. person
correspondedWith Gold, Julius, 1884-1969 person
associatedWith Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961. person
associatedWith Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. person
correspondedWith Gunn, Glenn Dillard, 1874-1963 person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987 person
associatedWith Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963. person
associatedWith Indy, Vincent d', 1851-1931. person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974. person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936. person
associatedWith Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932. person
associatedWith Thomas A. Edison, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. person
associatedWith Wurtele, Mildred Orkney. person
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Husband and wife
Love-letters
Manuscripts, American
Music
Music critics
Music teachers
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Orchestral music
Overtures
Songs (Medium voice) with piano
String quartets
Suites (Orchestra)
Suites (String orchestra)
Symphonic poems
Symphonies
Symphonies
Composers
Composition (Music)
Dance critics
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Birth 1872-03-10

Death 1956-09-06

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