Louise Homer collection 1845-1999 1898-1947


Louise Homer collection, 1845-1999, 1898-1947

Louise Homer collection 1845-1999 1898-1947

The Louise Homer Collection extensively documents the lives and careers of Louise and Sidney Homer, as well as the history of their extended family. It was assembled by Katharine Homer Fryer, one of the Homers' twin daughters. The collection contains correspondence, family papers, music scores, publicity materials, clippings, concert programs, scrapbooks, photographs and posters.

58.3 linear feet; 84 boxes

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Beatty family

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Homer, Anne

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Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981

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American composer. From the description of [Sonata, piano. Draft] : autograph manuscript, 1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561604 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], to Mr. [Seymour] Peck, 1966 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671896 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, with two autograph postscripts, dated : Mount Kisco, N.Y., 27 April 1957, to Niccolò [i.e. Nikolay Malko], 1957 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldC...

Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007

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Composer. From the description of Papers, 1982-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072004 Orlando Cole, American, cellist of the Curtis String Quartet, and educator (cello faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa.), was a classmate of Menotti's and Barber's at the Curtis Institute. From the description of [Letter, 1936, summer, St. Wolfgang, Austria, to] Landy [Orlando Cole, Rockport, Me.] / Gian-Carlo ; Sam [Samuel Barb...

Homer, Louise, 1871-1947

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American opera star. From the description of Louise Homer letter to Mrs. Will Owen Jones [manuscript], 1906 November 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 708253781 Louise Homer (née Louise Dilworth Beatty), American contralto, was born in Shadyside, Pennsylvania, on April 28, 1871. She studied in Philadelphia and later Boston, where she met her future husband, the composer Sidney Homer. They were married in 1895. Together they went to France where s...

Victor Talking Machine Company

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Consolidated Talking Machine Company founded ca. 1900; in 1901 incorporated as Victor Talking Machine Company; reorganized as Radio-Victor Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Radio Corporation of America; in 1930 name changed to RCA-Victor Company; producers of gramophones, radios, and sound recordings; headquartered in Camden, N.J. From the description of Artists' correspondence, 1905-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70945480 Incorporated 1901. From the ...

Beatty, William Trimble, 1834-1882

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Homer family

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Fryer, Katharine Homer, 1907-

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Louise Homer (1871-1947), born Louise Dilworth Beatty, was a prominent and popular American opera singer during the early 20th century. She was associated with the Metropolitan Opera for many years, and was a successful classical recording artist. In 1895 she married the American composer Sidney Homer (1864-1953), with whom she had six children, including authors Joy Homer and Anne Homer, and Katharine Homer Fryer, who assembled the materials in this collection. The Home...

Metropolitan opera New York, N.Y.

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The Metropolitan Opera was formed when, in 1873, the Italian opera at the Academy of Music moved into the Metropolitan Opera House. The old theatre was too small, with too few box seats. In 1966, the Met joined with other New York performing groups to develop the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Each year, the Metropolitan Opera performs over 200 operas in New York City. From the guide to the The Metropolitan Opera on tour : Northrop Auditorium, 1945-1986, (University of Minne...

Homer, Sidney, 1864-1953

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