Newman, Ernest

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Music critic, author.

From the description of Papers, 1900-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490535

English writer on music.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (16) and typewritten letters signed (4), dated : Liverpool, Birmingham, London [and n.p.], 1900-1921, to Grant Richards, 1900-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582901

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Brimingham, 17 and 24 March 1917, to C. Copeley Harding, 1917 Mar. 17 and 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582898

English music critic and biographer.

From the description of Ernest Newman letter, 1925 March 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 82198082

Epithet: writer on music

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0001bf

British music critic and musicologist.

Newman, born William Roberts, was chief music critic for several British newspapers including the Manchester Guardian (1905-06), Birmingham Daily Post (1906-18) and the Sunday Times of London (1920-58). He was the author of many books on musical topics but is best known for his biographies of Richard Wagner and Franz Liszt.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1890-1957. (The Juilliard School). WorldCat record id: 37046180

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creatorOf Newman, Ernest, 1868-1959. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Brimingham, 17 and 24 March 1917, to C. Copeley Harding, 1917 Mar. 17 and 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newman, Ernest, 1868-1959. Papers, 1900-1963. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Newman, Ernest, 1868-1959. Autograph letters signed (16) and typewritten letters signed (4), dated : Liverpool, Birmingham, London [and n.p.], 1900-1921, to Grant Richards, 1900-1921. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989. The papers of Vladimir and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz, 1784-1991 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Vol. V (ff. 272). J-R.includes:f.1 Georges Jacobi, conductor: Letter to P. Pitt: 1906.f. 3 Edvard Armas Järnefelt, conductor: Letter to P. Pitt: 1912.: Germ.f. 4 Léon Jehin, conductor: Letter to P. Pitt: 1919.: Fr.: Signed.f. 5 Isabelle Johns... British Library
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Newman, Ernest, 1868-1959. Ernest Newman letter, 1925 March 7. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965. Albert Schweitzer letter and postcard, 1927-1930. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Newman, Ernest, 1868-1959. Papers, ca. 1890-1957. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn Richard Aldrich papers, 1842-1956 (inclusive), 1883-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Olin Downes scrapbooks and printed materials, 1929-1955. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Cliffe, Frederic, 1857-1931. Autograph letters signed (6), dated : [London, 21 April 1889, and other dates], to [Joseph] Bennett, 1889 Apr. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Typed letter signed : Dresden, to Ernest Newman, 1922 June 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Muir mss. II, 1892-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Randegger, Alberto, 1832-1911. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 18 July 1897, to a named but unidentified recipient, 1897 July 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The Papers of Vladimir and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz., 1784-1991 Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Antonietti, Aldo. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], to [Joseph Bennett], 1898 Feb. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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
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correspondedWith Aldrich, Richard, 1863-1937 person
associatedWith Antonietti, Aldo. person
associatedWith Bantock, Granville, Sir, 1868-1946. person
associatedWith Beecham, Thomas, Sir, 1879-1961. person
associatedWith Brickell, Herschel, 1889-1952. person
associatedWith Cliffe, Frederic, 1857-1931. person
associatedWith Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. person
associatedWith Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915- person
associatedWith Harding, Charles Copeley, b. 1873, person
associatedWith Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989. person
associatedWith Horowitz, Wanda Toscanini. person
associatedWith Jean-Aubry, G. (Georges), 1882-1950. person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951. person
associatedWith Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Muir, Percy H. (Percy Horace), 1894-1979 person
associatedWith Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. person
associatedWith Randegger, Alberto, 1832-1911. person
associatedWith Richards, Grant, 1872-1948, person
associatedWith Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Tewson, William Orton, 1877-1947, person
associatedWith Times (London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. person
associatedWith Wagner, Winifred. person
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New York (State)--New York
Great Britain
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Music--20th century
Musical criticism--20th century
Musicology
Radio programs--musical
Music
Music critics
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Music critics
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Birth 1868-11-30

Death 1959-07-07

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