Zimbalist, Efrem

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American violinist, composer, and teacher of Russian birth.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 20 March 1917, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1917 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679473

Originally composed for William Kapell; the music lost in his fatal airplane accident, 1953. Reconstructed by the composer. First performance New Orleans, 19 February 1959, New Orleans Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Hilsberg conductor, Lee Luvisi soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concerto in E♭ for piano and orchestra / Efrem Zimbalist. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57516431

Russian-born American violinist and pedagogue.

From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Sept. 3, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862037

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn [Scrapbook of music manuscripts and autographs]. Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, The Main Library
referencedIn Bauer, Harold, 1873-1951. Harold Bauer collection, 1880-1951 (bulk 1920-1951). Library of Congress
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem. Honeydew / music by Zimbalist ; book and lyrics by J.W. Herbert. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Martel, John. Swedish cradle song : folk song / obligato by E. Zimbalist ; harmonization by John Martel ; [words by] P.C. Warren. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1931. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Bauer, Harold, 1873-1951. Harold Bauer collection, 1880-1951 (bulk 1920-1951). Library of Congress
referencedIn Gluck, Alma, 1884-1938. Alma Gluck scrapbooks and other materials, 1902-1940 (bulk 1909-1918). Library of Congress
referencedIn Edith Evans Braun collection, 1916-1976 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987, (bulk 1911-1974) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem. Honeydew [collection] : a musical play / book and lyrics by Joseph Herbert ; music by Efrem Zimbalist. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem. [Two stories. Act II / Efrem Zimbalist]. Curtis Institute of Music, John de Lancie Library
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem. Two stories : opera in 3 acts / Efrem Zimbalist. Curtis Institute of Music, John de Lancie Library
referencedIn Gluck, Alma, 1884-1938. Autograph letter signed Alma Zimbalist, dated : [New York], 22 January 1919, to Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler, 1919 Jan. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem. Correspondence to Eugene Ormandy, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Steers, Lois,. Lois Steers photographs collection [graphic], circa 1890-1949. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. Papers of Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1897-1955. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Harold Bauer Collection, 1880-1951, (bulk 1920-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Powell, John, 1882-1963. Papers of John Powell [manuscript] 1895-1940. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ussher, Bruno David. Bruno David Ussher collection of photographs, 1892-1957 (bulk 1922-1935). University of Southern California, USC Libraries
referencedIn Melba, Nellie Dame, 1861-1931. Special programme, 1927 [manuscript] : Melba - Zimbalist recital. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Reisenberg, Nadia. Papers, 1913-1983. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem. Concerto in E♭ for piano and orchestra / Efrem Zimbalist. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Alma Gluck Scrapbooks and Other Materials, 1902-1940, (bulk 1909-1918) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Huss, Henry Holden, 1862-1953. Slavic cradle song : Berceuse slave : for violin and piano / by Henry Holden Huss. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem. Landara / Efrem Zimbalist. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Sept. 3, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Zimbalist, Efrem, 1889-1985. Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 20 March 1917, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1917 Mar. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1960 April 12. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Braun, Edith Evans, 1887-1976. Edith Evans Braun collection, 1916-1976. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Bruno David Ussher collection of photographs, Bulk, 1922-1935, 1892-1957 USC Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985,. Rare books, letters, and documents, 1778-1985. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Saturday Morning Musical Club (Tucson, Ariz.). Saturday Morning Musical Club photographs, ca. 1920-1930. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Deems Taylor collection of broadcast recordings [sound recording], 1935-1954 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Weil, Oscar, 1840-1921. Oscar Weil collection, undated. Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Rabbi Morris Goldstein Library
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correspondedWith Bauer, Harold, 1873-1951. person
associatedWith Bennett, Maria, person
associatedWith Braun, Edith Evans, 1887-1976. person
associatedWith Daniel, Oliver, person
associatedWith Flagler, Harry Harkness, person
associatedWith Gluck, Alma, 1884-1938. person
associatedWith Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985, person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987 person
associatedWith Herbert, Joseph. person
associatedWith Huss, Henry Holden, 1862-1953. person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Melba, Nellie Dame, 1861-1931. person
associatedWith Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith Nestroy, Johann, 1801-1862. person
associatedWith Philadelphia Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Powell, John, 1882-1963. person
associatedWith Reisenberg, Nadia. person
associatedWith Saturday Morning Musical Club (Tucson, Ariz.) corporateBody
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Steers, Lois, person
associatedWith Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966 person
associatedWith Ussher, Bruno David. person
correspondedWith Weil, Oscar, 1840-1921. person
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Piano with orchestra--Scores and parts
Operas--Vocal scores with piano
Prompt-book
Concertos (Piano)--Scores and parts
Music--Manuscripts
Operas--Excerpts--Scores
Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Vocal scores with piano
Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
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Birth 1889-04-09

Death 1985-02-22

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