Mordecai Bauman Papers 1926-2006


Mordecai Bauman Papers, 1926-2006

Mordecai Bauman Papers 1926-2006

Mordecai Bauman (1912-2007) was a singer, music educator, concert promoter, and progressive activist. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, ephemera and other materials documenting his association with notables including Marc Blitzstein, Hanns Eisler, and Mrs. Charles Ives, concerts, including benefits for progressive causes, his recording career, his educational work at Brooklyn College and the Bread and Roses Cultural Project, and his documentary, The Stations of Bach.

3.75 linear feet; in 3 record cartons and 2 manuscript boxes.

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Composed 1932. First performance by the British Broadcasting Corp. Orchestra, London, March 1935, Ernest Ansermet conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Kleine Sinfonie No. 1 : for orchestra, op. 29 / Hanns Eisler. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51733565 Hanns Eisler (1898-1962) was a German composer. His family moved to Vienna in 1902, and Eisler grew up and studied there, most notably with Arnold Schoenberg in the earl...

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