Loesser, Arthur, 1894-1969

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American pianist.

Mr. Loesser studied at the Institute of Musical Art with Sigismund Stojowski and Percy Goetschius. He toured extensively as a concert pianist, including tours with Maud Powell, Mischa Elman, and Ernestine Schumann-Heink. In 1926, he became a member of the faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and eventually became Head of the Piano Department there. Mr. Loesser was also an active writer and editor. He edited the program books for the Cleveland Orchestra and wrote two books - Men, women and pianos: a social history and Humor in American song. Mr. Loesser was also a co-founder and first president of the International Piano Library (now the International Piano Archives at Maryland).

From the description of Papers, 1850-1969. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 32407633

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990. Ernst Bacon papers, 1926-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Burkat, Leonard. Typewritten letter signed, dated [Stamford, Conn.], 8 January 1987, to Joan Peyser, 1987 Jan. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Kirkpatrick, Ralph. The Ralph Kirkpatrick papers, 1911-1977 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Loesser, Arthur, 1894-1969. Papers, 1850-1969. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Loesser, Arthur, 1894-1969. Bagatelle : after Philipp Scharwenka : for violin with piano accompaniment / by Arthur Loesser. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn Bacon, Ernst. Papers, 1926-1990 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
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associatedWith Bacon, Ernst, 1898- person
associatedWith Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990. person
associatedWith Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. person
associatedWith Burkat, Leonard. person
associatedWith Cleveland Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Foster, Sidney. person
associatedWith Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972. person
associatedWith Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961. person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987. person
associatedWith Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley), 1923- person
associatedWith Hungerford, Bruce. person
associatedWith International Piano Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Kirkpatrick, Ralph. person
associatedWith Maddy, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar), 1891-1966. person
associatedWith Newman, William S. person
associatedWith Novik, Ylda. person
associatedWith Scharwenka, Philipp, 1847-1917. person
associatedWith Schuman, William, 1910-1992. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Szell, George, 1897-1970. person
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United States
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Concert programs
Violin and piano music--Scores
Music--Manuscripts
Pianists--20th century
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Birth 1894-08-26

Death 1969-01-04

Americans

German,

English

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