The Joseph and Mary Velezdy Papers 1947-1999


The Joseph and Mary Velezdy Papers, 1947-1999

The Joseph and Mary Velezdy Papers 1947-1999

The Joseph and Mary Velezdy Papers chronicles the musical lives of a violinist husband and his composer wife. The Velezdy's musical journey from Hungary to Miami Beach and eventually to Titusville, Florida is shown in this collection with pictures, songs, lyrics, sheet music, poems, and newsclippings.

1 Box;; 0.5 linear feet


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American society of composers, authors and publishers (corporateBody)

Taylor and Adams were each president of the ASCAP at the time of their writing; Nissim was in the Serious Music Department; Cunningham signed the television rights agreement on behalf of the ASCAP. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1944-1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862820 ...

Josephy and Mary Velezdy (person)

Joseph Velezdy was born in North Braddock, Pennsylvania on March 11, 1912. The son of a Hungarian violinist, Mr. Velezdy became a budding composer at a young age. Although, Mr. Velezdy pursued careers as a soccer player, housepainter, and barber, his passion for composing music, however, never diminished and in 1948 he returned to Hungary where he honed his skills as a violinist. His chief collaborator and lyricist was his wife Mary whom he married in 1952. They moved to Miami Beach...