Wellesz, Egon

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Austrian composer, musicologist, and teacher.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 1 June 1927, to an unidentified recipient, 1927 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679111

Austrian-born English composer, musicologist, and pedagogue; authority on Byzantine music; b. Egon Joseph Wellesz.

From the description of Egon Wellesz collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969770

Epithet: composer and musicologist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x000392

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referencedIn Karl Jacoby collection of printed works by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, 1891-1945. Houghton Library
creatorOf Webern, Anton, 1883-1945. Autograph letters signed (3) and autograph postal card signed, dated : Mödling, 13 and 16 August 1924 and 15 and 23 September 1929, to Clara Kwartin, 1924 Aug. 13 and 1929 Sept. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. 3 capriccios zu Hofmanns Princessin Brambilla [music] / von Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Lied der Welt [music] : (aus dem Grossen Welttheater) von Hugo von Hofmannsthal : für Sopran und Orchester : op. 54 / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Union of Graduates in Music, 1893-1972 Senate House Library (University of London)
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Variation über einen Walzer von Schubert [music]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. VI symphonie [music] : op. 95 : April 1965 / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Ein österreichisches Reiterlied [music] : für Gesang und Orchester / [Gedicht von] Hugo Zuckermann ; von Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Vol. V (ff. 178). H-W.includes:ff. 1-3 Patrick Arthur Sheldon Hadley, composer: Letters to E. Chapman from Patrick Arthur Sheldon Hadley: 1935-1941.f. 4 Grace Barrons Richardson, organist: Patrick Arthur Sheldon Hadley, composer: Letter to Grace ... British Library
creatorOf Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977. The Gustave Reese collection, 1855-1978 (bulk 1930-1977). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Freund, Marya, 1876-1966. Collection of papers relating to Arnold Schoenberg, 1912-1966 (bulk 1912-1937). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf CALVOCORESSI COLLECTION. Vol. X (ff. 26). Smaller works; 1908-1922, n.d. Mostly autograph. Mostly in black ink. (1) Louis Aubert: 'Prélude' (f. 2), no. 1 of the song cycle 'Crépuscules d'Automne' (f. 2b), with piano accompaniment; '1908' (f. 3b). Fre..., 1908-1930 British Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
creatorOf Velimirović, Miloš. Correspondence with Egon Wellesz [manuscript], 1954-1978. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. 5. symphony [music] : first sketch. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Offertorium In ascensione Domini [music]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Venetianische Nächte [music] : Oper in 1 Akt. Libraries Australia
creatorOf MUSIC ROOM, BRITISH MUSEUM: official correspondence of Alexander Hyatt King as Superintendent of the Music Room of the British Museum, principally relating to the Union Catalogue of Music and to the 1959 Cambridge conference of the International Asso..., 1945-1963 British Library
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Lieder der Mädchen [music] : 3 Gedichte von Rainer Maria Rilke : für kleines Orchester und Singstimme : op. 7a / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Rudolf Kolisch papers, 1886-1978. Houghton Library
creatorOf Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915-. Autograph Book. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars. Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars records. 1927-1949. New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Marya Freund papers relating to Arnold Schoenberg, (bulk 1912-1937), 1912-1966 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Josefa Rosanska papers, 1913-1958 (inclusive), 1925-1939 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Carol, 15. century[music] [music] : op. 62a / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf ROYAL MUSICAL ASSOCIATION PAPERS. Vol. lv (ff. 190). Webster – Zwingli.includes:f. 1 Sir David Lumsden Webster, KCVO; General Administrator, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden: Letter to Royal Musical Association: 1955: Signed.ff. 2-5 John S. Weiss... British Library
referencedIn Albi Rosenthal collection of letters between composers and music publishers, 1704-1966. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Rare libretto collection. Roll 11, 335-361, Wagner - Zandonai [microform] / Lila Acheson Wallace Library, Juilliard School. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Egon Wellesz collection, [193-]-[197-]. Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Pastorale / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Satz für Kammerorchester (1920) [music] / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. VI symphony [music] : sketches / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf MS Mus. 958. William Glock Collection. Vol. xvi. Uchida–Zeller, and unidentified correspondents; 1942-1999, n.d.ff. 132. 325 x 255mm.includes:ff. 1-3 Sir William Frederick Glock, Kt.; music critic and administrator: Mitsuko Uchida, Japanese pian..., 1942-1999 British Library
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Suite for violin and piano, op. 56 [music] / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Der Musenkrieg [music] / [Egon Wellesz]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Sonnenuntergang [music] / [Gedicht von] Fr. Hölderlin ; Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Berg, Alban, 1885-1935. [Nichts ist gekommen ; Hier ist Friede / Alban Berg]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Gustave Reese papers, 1855-1978, 1930-1977 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. [Ascendit, ascendit Deus] [music]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Aaron Copland Collection, 1841-1991, (bulk 1911-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf MS Mus. 1531. Michael Hurd Papers: Letters from correspondents Jacobson-Wordsworth and unknown correspondent; 1952-2001, n.d.ff. 95. 305 x 250mm.includes:f. 1. Michael Hurd, composer and author: Maurice Jacobson: Letter from Maurice Jacobson to M..., 1952-2001 British Library
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Correspondence with American Musicological Society, 1939-1948. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. [Symphony no. 5] [music] : [sketches : 1st draft / Egon Wellesz]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 1 June 1927, to an unidentified recipient, 1927 June 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Green, Vivian Hubert Howard. Egon Wellesz (1885-1974) / V.H.H. Green. University of Oxford
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Die Verkündigung [music] / [Texte] von Paul Claudel ; [Egon Wellesz]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Scalero, Rosario, 1870-1954. Three ancient Byzantine songs : for a Singing Tower / Rosario Scalero. Curtis Institute of Music, John de Lancie Library
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Heldensang [music] : sinfonischer Prolog : opus 2 / [Egon Wellesz]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Leben Traum und Tod[music] [music] : 2 Gesänge für Altstimme und Orchester zu Gedichte von Hugo von Hofmannsthal : op. 55 / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wellesz, Egon, 1885-1974. Proprium missae for Laetare Sunday [music] : 15. March 1953 : op. 70 / Egon Wellesz. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Berg, Alban, 1885-1935. person
associatedWith Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635. person
associatedWith Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955. person
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associatedWith Freund, Marya, 1876-1966. person
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associatedWith Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915- person
associatedWith Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822. person
associatedWith Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 person
associatedWith Hölderlin, Friedrich, 1770-1843 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Jacoby, Karl, collector. person
associatedWith Kolisch, Rudolf, 1896-1978 person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
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associatedWith Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977. person
associatedWith Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 person
associatedWith Rosanska, Josefa, 1904-1986 person
correspondedWith Rosenthal, Albi, 1914- person
correspondedWith Rosenthal, Albi, 1914- person
associatedWith Scalero, Rosario, 1870-1954. person
associatedWith Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Union of Graduates in Music corporateBody
associatedWith Velimirović, Miloš. person
associatedWith Webern, Anton, 1883-1945. person
associatedWith Zuckermann, Hugo, 1881-1914 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
England
Subject
Waltzes
Carols, English
Chamber orchestra music
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 3 parts), Unaccompanied
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
Instrumental ensembles
Music
Musical sketches
Music, Byzantine
Musicology
Offertories (Music)
Operas
Orchestral music
Piano music
Piano trios
Propers (Music)
Songs (High voice) with chamber orchestra
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Songs (High voice) with piano
Songs (Low voice) with orchestra
Suites (Violin and piano)
Symphonies
Occupation
Composers
Composers
Educators
Musicologists
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Person

Birth 1885-10-21

Death 1974-11-09

Birth 1885

Active 1908

Active 2001

Britons

German,

English

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