Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971

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Felix Wolfes was a German-born composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. Born to Jewish parents in Hannover, his career in Germany included studies under Max Reger, Robert Teichmüller, Richard Strauss, and Hans Pfitzner. He emigrated to France and then the United States where he worked first as assistant conductor for the Metropolitan Opera in New York (N.Y.), then teaching at the New England Conservatory of Music for two decades.

From the guide to the Felix Wolfes additional papers, ca. 1880-2004., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Wolfes was on the faculty of the New England Conservatory, Boston. He apparently visited Alma Mahler on occasion, when he came to New York City.

From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864837

Felix Wolfes, German opera conductor and pianist, worked in Paris, Monte Carlo, and New York City from 1933-1949. From 1950-1967 he taught piano and vocal performance classes at the New England Conservatory, Boston, Mass.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1904-1971. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612679829

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creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Ein Traum ist unser Leben : 1956 / Felix Wolfes ; Johann Gottfried Herder. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Nacht : 1960 / Felix Wolfes ; Bo Djü-O ; übersetzt von Manfred Hausmann. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. 5 selected songs / Felix Wolfes. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Felix Wolfes additional papers, ca. 1880-2004. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Gefunden : 1958 / Felix Wolfes ; Goethe. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Erdgewalt : 1958 / Felix Wolfes ; Rudolf G. Binding. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Papers, ca. 1904-1971. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn The Bruno Walter papers, ca. 1887-ca. 1966 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1959. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Verschneiter Fluss : 1958 / Felix Wolfes ; Lin Dsung-Yüan ; übersetzt von Manfred Hausmann. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Das Glasperlenspiel : 1958 / Felix Wolfes ; Hermann Hesse. University of North Texas Library, UNT
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
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correspondedWith Angelika Forsberg) person
correspondedWith Ann Rothgeb. person
associatedWith Binding, Rudolf Georg, 1867-1938 person
associatedWith Boston Lyric Opera. corporateBody
associatedWith Bruno Walter. person
associatedWith Else Betz. person
associatedWith Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars corporateBody
associatedWith Felix Wolfes person
correspondedWith Fritz Volkmann. person
associatedWith Georg Markowitz. person
associatedWith Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 person
associatedWith Grace Hamm Wolfes person
correspondedWith Grace Wolfes person
associatedWith Hans Pfitzner. person
associatedWith Hausmann, Manfred, 1898-1986 person
associatedWith Helmuth Wolfes person
associatedWith Herder, Johann Gottfried, 1744-1803 person
associatedWith Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Klemperer, Otto person
correspondedWith Konrad Reisner person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Lulu Cossmann. person
associatedWith Marjorie Lawrence. person
associatedWith Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953 person
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith Mozart Festival corporateBody
associatedWith New England Conservatory of Music. corporateBody
associatedWith New England Opera Theater corporateBody
associatedWith Paul Wolfes person
associatedWith Pfitzner, Hans Erich, 1869-1949. person
correspondedWith Robert Kempner. person
associatedWith R. V. Ellery person
associatedWith Sante Fe Opera. corporateBody
associatedWith Strauss person
associatedWith Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. person
associatedWith Tanglewood corporateBody
correspondedWith Walter Bergmann. person
associatedWith Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962 person
correspondedWith Wolfes, Helmuth person
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Songs with piano
Songs (High voice) with piano
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Birth 1892-09-02

Death 1971-03-28

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