Abell, Arthur M...

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American music critic Arthur M. Abell, 1868-1958, was Berlin correspondent for the Musical Courier from 1893 to 1918 and later published Talks with Great Composers, his reminiscences of conversations with Brahms, Strauss, Puccini, Humperdinck, Bruch, and Grieg. He knew many musicians both obscure and famous, and as a former violinist himself, especially befriended other violinists.

From the description of Papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive), 1905-1958 (bulk). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378667

From the guide to the Arthur M. Abell papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive, 1905-1958, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

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creatorOf Abell, Arthur M. Papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive), 1905-1958 (bulk). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951. Serge Koussevitzky archive, 1920-1976 (bulk 1924-1951). Library of Congress
creatorOf Witek, Anton, 1872-1933. Letter, 1918 September 1 : Boston, to Arthur M. Abell. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859. [Louis Spohr papers, ca. 1808-1856] [microform]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991. The John Kirkpatrick papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn The John Kirkpatrick Papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Arthur M. Abell papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive, 1905-1958 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
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associatedWith Auer, Leopold, 1845-1930. person
associatedWith Bloomfield-Zeisler, Fannie, 1863-1927. person
associatedWith Bruch, Max, 1838-1920. person
associatedWith Burmester, Willy, 1869-1933. person
associatedWith Flesch, Carl, 1873-1944. person
associatedWith Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936. person
associatedWith Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972. person
associatedWith Gerster, Etelka, 1855-1920. person
associatedWith Hartmann, Arthur, 1881-1956. person
associatedWith Heerman, Hugo, 1844-1935. person
associatedWith Hoya, Amadeo von der, 1874-1922. person
associatedWith Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951. person
associatedWith Kaun, Hugo, 1863-1932. person
associatedWith Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991. person
associatedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951. person
associatedWith Manén, Juan, 1883-1971. person
associatedWith Philipp, Isidore, 1863-1958. person
associatedWith Scharwenka, Xaver, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Schauffler, Robert Haven, 1879-1964. person
associatedWith Schwab, Arnold T person
associatedWith Schwab, Arnold T. person
associatedWith Sinding, Christian, 1856-1941. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Spiering, Theodore, 1871-1925. person
associatedWith Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859. person
associatedWith Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. person
associatedWith Witek, Anton, 1872-1933. person
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