Winternitz, Emanuel

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A native of Vienna, Emanuel Winternitz (1898-1983), who had emigrated to the U.S. in 1938, was appointed to oversee the collection of musical instruments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art around 1942; when the musical instrument collection became an official department of the museum (in 1948 or 1949) he became the department's first curator.

From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1947, 1948. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864827

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creatorOf Winternitz, Emanuel. Winternitz, Emanuel: Art World Personality Files. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
referencedIn Kraehenbuehl, David. The David Kraehenbuehl papers, 1913-2000 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. The Charles Ives papers, 1874-1983 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Van Patten, Nathan, 1887-. Memorial Library of Music : files, 1947-1953. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Winternitz, Emanuel. Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1947, 1948. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. Papers, 1903-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Winternitz, Emanuel. Correspondence with American Musicological Society, 1943-1961. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Kirkpatrick, Ralph. The Ralph Kirkpatrick papers, 1911-1977 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
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associatedWith Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. person
associatedWith Kirkpatrick, Ralph. person
associatedWith Kraehenbuehl, David. person
associatedWith Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. person
associatedWith Van Patten, Nathan, 1887- person
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
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