Frederick R.Koch collection 1640-1983

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Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983

Frederick R.Koch collection 1640-1983

The Frederick R. Koch Collectionconsists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by FrederickR. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Includingindividual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensivearchives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the livesand works of a range of composers, authors, and other historicalfigures. Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts,drawings, and correspondence of European, English, and American composers,authors, and artists. Also present are historical manuscripts, photographs,albums, and other papers. While the contents of the collection span theseventeenth to twentieth centuries, most date from the nineteenth to earlytwentieth centuries, with particular strengths in French, Italian, German, andBritish music, French literature, and British art.

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x00005f Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

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Edward VII (born Albert Edward, 9 November 1841, London, United Kingdom,-d. 6 May 1910, London, United Kingdom) was the the eldest son and second child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He hoped to pursue a career in the British Army, but his mother vetoed an active military career. He married Alexandra of Denmark in 1863. During Queen Victoria's widowhood, Edward pioneered the idea of royal public appearances as they are understood today; he was regarded worldwide as an arbiter of men's fash...

Kastor, Robert

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Keppel family.

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William I, German Emperor, 1797-1888

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Pater, Walter, 1839-1894

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Pater was an English essayist and critic. From the description of Papers, ca. 1877-1894. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468883 From the guide to the Papers, 1877-1894., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Pater was an English essayist and an art and literary critic. From the description of [Note, 1889 Apr. 16], Tuesday, 12 Earl's Terrace, Kensington, W. [to] Galton / Walter Pater. (Smith College). WorldCat record...

Lecocq, Alexandre Charles

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La fille de Madame Angot (with libretto by Clairville, V. Koning and P. Siraudin) was first performed in Brussels at the Fantaisies-Parisiennes, 4 December 1872. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of La Fille de Madame Angot, opéra bouffe en 3 actes : de Clairville Siraudin Konig : musique de Charles Lecoq [i.e. Lecocq] : valse arrangée par Henri Boyer : manuscript, [after 1872] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 733097409 Libretto by Meilhac and Halévy; fir...

Rostand, Maurice, 1891-1968

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Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896

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German pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Düsseldorf, 20 December 1856, to an unidentified recipient in Leipzig, 1856 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270900002 From the description of Autograph letter signed Clara Wieck, dated : Liebenstein Aug. 23 1840, to Herr [Ernest?] Montag in Weimar, 1840 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669575 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Baden-B...

Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966

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American composer and writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 28 August 1927 and 1 March 1931, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1927 Aug. 28 and 1927 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676607 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 7 December 1931, to Mrs. [Melbert B.] Cary [Mary Flagler Cary], 1931 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676604 From...

Tennent, James Emerson, Sir, 1804-1869

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Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x0002cb Epithet: author Title: 1st Baronet 1867 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x0001cd ...

Hofmannsthal, Hugo ˜vonœ 1874-1929

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Hugo von Hofmannsthal was a German author, known as perhaps the most important Austrian writer of his era. Born in Vienna to prosperous Jewish parents, he was educated by private tutors and studied law and philology at the University of Vienna. He showed a precocious gift for poetry, and became equally prolific writing drama, fiction, and essays. He was influenced by the Symbolist tradition, and his work was self-consciously aesthetic, but his writing was always infused with his concern for harm...

Cox, Palmer, 1840-1924

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Palmer Cox was a Canadian author and illustrator of children's books. He is best known for the "Brownies," pixie-like characters in his books based on folklore. He also contributed to St. Nicholas, Ladies' Home Journal, Harper's, Young People, and Wide Awake. From the description of Palmer Cox collection, 1881-1917. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 698454394 American author and illustrator noted for "Brownie" books. From the description of Papers of ...

Puccini, Giacomo

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An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. From the guide to the ALS, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Bettolacci, Torre del Lago, 1911 Aug. 19, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1911 Aug. 19, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Be...

Frederick R. Koch Foundation.

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Vieuille, Felix

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Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868

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Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after Charles Perrault's Cendrillon and librettos by Charles-Guillaume Etienne for Nicolas Isouard's Cendrillon and Francesco Fiorini for Stefano Pavesi's Agatina, o La virtù premiata; first performed in Rome at the Teatro Valle, 25 January 1817; the Holtei translation first performed in Berlin 20 October 1825. Cf. A. Loewenberg. Annals of opera. From the description of Aschenbrödel : komische Oper in zwei Acten, für die Darstellung auf der Königstädt...

Strauss, Alice

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Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805

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Composed 1761. This edition after a J.F. Peter autograph copied in 1771, now in the Moravian Music Foundation Archives.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento in B♭ / L. Boccherini. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42554106 The present concerto is not to be confused with the composer's Violoncello concerto No.1 in E-flat major, Gérard no. 474. This edition from photocopies of ms. parts discovered in the Naples (Italy) Co...

Albert, Eugen d', 1864-1932.

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German composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Hamburg, 28 November 1907, to Herr Hauptmann, 1907, 28 November. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270680483 German composer. From the description of Eugen d'Albert souvenir card, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 501180916 ...

Bellini, Vincenzo

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Music by V. Bellini, Italian libretto by F. Romani after Carlo Tedaldi-Fores's play Beatrice di Tenda; opera first performed in Venice at the Teatro La Fenice, 16 March 1833. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Cavatine für eine Bassstimme aus der Oper Beatrice di Tenda : mit Piano Forte Begleitung : manuscript, [185-?] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671538604 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter (incomplete), dated : [...

Saint-Georges, Henri, 1801?-1875

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Desbordes, Jean, 1906-1944

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Malibrán, María 1808-1836

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Maria Malibran was a contralto. Monsieur Robert was director of Théâtre des italiens, Paris. From the description of Letter : to M. [Edouard] Robert, [between 1830 Oct. and 1831 May]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485587 Spanish mezzo-soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 22 March 1831, to M. [Edouard] Robert, [co-]director of the Théâtre-Italien, 1831 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

Ridgewell, William.

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Bourgoing, Pierre de, Baron, 1855-1916

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Louÿs, Pierre, 1870-1925

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French novelist and poet. From the description of Pierre Louÿs Papers, 1839-1934 (bulk 1891-1919). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 85242183 Pierre Louys (1870-1925) was a French poet and writer known for his erotic and sensual themes, particular lesbian. He was good friends with André Gide and Oscar Wilde. From the guide to the Pierre Louys Manuscripts, unknown, (Special Collections Research Cen...

Stolz, Robert, 1880-1975

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Composer of music for Zwei Herzen im Dreivierteltakt. From the description of Printed Christmas card signed : Wien, 1961 [Dec. 25]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904256 ...

Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919

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Italian librettist, dramatist, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Castell'Arquato, 29 November 1883], to [Francesco] Pasta, 1883 Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578478 From the description of Autograph letters signed (21), and autograph postcard signed, dated : [Castell'Arquato, July 1912], [n.p.], 3 February 1919, and [n.p., n.d.], to Tito [Ricordi], 1912 July, 1919 Feb. 2, and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578486 ...

Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897

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Alphonse Daudet was a nineteenth century French novelist and dramatist. From the description of Alphonse Daudet letter to mon cher monsieur Colhynon, ca. 1872 and 1950. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40804528 Daudet was a French novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and a leading figure in the nineteenth-century school of French Naturalism. Adolphe Belot was a prolific French author and dramatist. Fromont jeune et Risler ainé is a comic dra...

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949

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Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer. From the description of Richard Strauss audiocassette, undated [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391808 This work was premiered in Munich on November 28, 1883, Hermann Levi conducting. Lahee's Annals of Music in America and Mueller's compendium of the repertoire of 27 major U.S. orchestras make no mention of a U.S. performance. Theodore Thomas conducted the world premiere of Richard Strauss's second sympho...

Giordano, Umberto

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Opera, with a libretto by Salvatore Di Giacomo, first performed in Palermo in 1910. From the description of Mese Mariano. [ca. 1910] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092365 From the description of Mese Mariano, [ca. 1910]. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 54656367 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577875 From the ...

Maclaren, Archibald, 1819-1884

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Montijo, María Manuela Kirkpatrick, condesa de, -1879

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Maugham, Robin, 1916-1981

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English author; nephew of W. Somerset Maugham. From the description of The green shade : original manuscript, ca. 1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866481 British writer of non-fiction, novels, plays, short stories, and screenplays, and critic. From the description of Collection, 1932-1975. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122597854 Robin Maugham was an author of short ...

Gide, André, 1869-1951

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French writer, humanist and moralist. From the description of Letters : Paris, to Kelver Hartley, Paris, 1934 Nov. 1-Dec. 25. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32415731 French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Criquetot-l'Esneval], 9 April 1916, to Gabriel [i.e. Georges] Jean-Aubry, 1916 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577855 From the description of Letter, 1924 April 7 [manuscript]. (Uni...

Schumann, Robert

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Originally composed for solo piano, 1833-1835. Collaborative orchestration of the score, 1908-1909, for the use of the Russian Imperial Ballet. No indication is given of each collaborator's contribution. First performance as a ballet St. Petersburg, 1910. First concert performance, Boston, 25 November 1938, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Carnival / Robert Schumann ; orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazounov, Li...

Shepard, Ernest H. (Ernest Howard), 1879-1976

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English children's illustrator, born in London, England in 1879. Well-known for his complete sets of illustrations for Winnie-the-pooh and Wind in the willows, he worked primarily in pen and ink, as well as water color and gouache. From the description of Papers, 1927-1970. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 26848647 Ernest Howard Shepard was an English painter and illustrator, perhaps best known for his original illustrations for A.A....

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 61 Promenade des Anglais [Nice], to Lady Duncan, 1865 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129778 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Cairo, Cannes, Paris, San Remo, and Botzen, to Mrs. (later Lady) Digby Wyatt, 1866 Dec. 30-1871 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598498 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Villa Tennyson, San Remo, to Wilkie [Col...

Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955

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French diplomat, poet and dramatist. From the description of L'homme et son désir, 1917. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80272306 The ballet L'homme et son desir, based on a text by Paul Claudel, was created for Nijinsky, with music by Darius Milhaud, choreography by Claudel, and sets and costumes by Audrey Parr. The ballet was composed in 1917 while Claudel was French minister to Brazil and Darius Milhaud served as his secretary. From the descri...

Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948

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Austrian composer of operettas, including "The Merry Widow." Born in Hungary. From the description of Franz Lehar calling card [manuscript], 1914 Jun 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 301965214 Austrian composer and conductor of Hungarian origin. From the description of Autograph note on his visiting card, dated : [Vienna, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873500 From the description of Autograp...

Päer, Ferdinando, 1771-1839

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From the opera first performed Vienna, 18 December 1800. German version: Der lustige Schuster.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture to the opera Der lustige Schuster / F. Baer [sic]. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53081483 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 4 February 1835, to M. [Edouard] Robert at the Théâtre des Italiens, 1835 Feb. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Dvorák, Antonín, 1841-1904

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Antonín Dvořák was a Bohemian composer. In 1892 he accepted an invitation to head the National Conservatory in New York. He returned to Prague in 1895. From the description of Receipt : to The National Conservatory of Music of America, 1894 Apr. 26. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615912 Antonín Dvořák was a Bohemian composer. In 1892 he accepted an invitation to head the National Conservatory in New York. He returned to Prague in 1895. From ...

Croisset, Francis ˜deœ 1877-1937

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King, Jessie M.

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Jessie Marion King was born in Bearsden, Glasgow in 1875, the daughter of Mary Ann Anderson and Reverend James W King of New Kilpatrick Parish, Glasgow. She studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1892-1899 . She won a travelling scholarship from the School and which enabled her to travel to France and Italy. It was in Italy that she was influenced by the paintings of Botticelli. Her long and varied professional career began when, in 1899, a Berlin department store owner commissioned ...

Guilbert, Yvette, 1865-1944

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French diseuse and folksinger. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 26 January 1919, to Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler, 1919 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578438 Yvette Guilbert was a French performer and novelist. She trained as an actress, and worked as a model, but won great fame as a diseuse, singing humorous or risque songs with a singular and ingenuous delivery. She successfully toured England, Germany, and America, enjoying imme...

Chaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944

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Chaminade was a French composer and pianist. From the description of Note, [19--, to] Madam / C. Chaminade. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 184741800 ...

Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., n.d., 1874?], to [Choudens], [1874?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270977098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to [Ernest Reyer], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672788 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to M. Ruelle, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672792 From the description of Autograp...

Morrow, George, 1869-1955

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Lalo, Edouard, 1823-1892.

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Extracted from the ballet Namouna 1885. Dedicated to Pablo de Sarasate.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantaisie-ballet pour violon solo et orchestre / E. Lalo. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50416505 French composer most noted for the opera Le roi d'Ys, Symphonie espagnole and the Cello Concerto in D minor. From the description of [Admission pass] / E. Lalo. [1888] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251966...

Jacob, Max, 1876-1944

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Max Jacob, poet and artist. From the description of Chemin de croix, [19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702164330 From the description of Chemin de croix, [19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83632227 From the description of Meditations on religious themes, holograph ca. 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702144902 Max Jacob, friend of Picasso and dedicaté of André Malraux's first book, was a French fantasist, the author of prose poems and verse v...

Turina, Joaquín, 1882-1949

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Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949

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Maeterlinck was a Belgian Symbolist poet, playwright, and essayist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1911. Colles (1855-1926) was a English journalist, literary agent, and founder and managing director of Authors' Syndicate in London, England. From the guide to the Maurice Maeterlinck letters to William Morris Colles, 1921-1929., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Belgian poet, dramatist, and essayist. ...

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0002e3 Italian composer. From the description of [Mass in F major ; version 2]. [1734?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568681 From the description of Mesa á Cinque / Voci / Due Canti Alto Tenore, e Basso / Del fu / Sig:e Gio: Batta / Pergolesi. [1732?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568677 From the description of Sta...

White, Stanford, 1853-1906

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Collector, artist; New York, N.Y. From the description of Stanford White papers, 1873-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132941 Stanford White (1853-1906) was an American architect, and a partner in the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, and White. He designed numerous homes for wealthy individuals as well as public buildings in and around New York City. He was murdered in 1906 by Harry Kendall Thaw for having had an affair with Thaw's wife, the very beautiful (and very ...

Brahms

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German Romantic composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Fritz Simrock, Rome, 1881 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448491 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Elise. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541007 19th century German Romantic composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to unidentified correspondent, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12...

Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

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Note at end says "Original mss. in Weimar--date 1851. First published by Meyer in 1854--later by Litolff. Never been orchestrated--either by Liszt or anyone else."--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Scherzo and March / Franz Liszt ; orchestrated by Arthur Hartmann. [c1934]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 69683005 Composed originally for solo piano, 1849, on the deaths of Prince Felix Lichnowsky, Count Ladislaus Teleky and Count Lajos Ba...

Schütz, Heinrich, 1585-1672

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000260 German composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Brunswick Oct. 22 1644, to Sophie Elisabeth, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1644 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669690 ...

Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964

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English poet, biographer, critic, and anthologist. Edited and contributed to the annual anthology Wheels. From the description of Edith Sitwell correspondence, 1942-1944. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185434 English poet, critic, and novelist. From the description of Letter to an unknown recipient, ca. 1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817483 From the description of Photoprint and letter, n.d. and 1981 Oct...

Zemlinsky, Alexander, 1871-1942

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Felix Muhr was a young architect who proposed to Alma Mahler on 23 March 1901, according to her diary entry for that day. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Gustav Mahler, 1900-1930. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864872 Austrian composer and conductor. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Berlin], 29 December [1927], to Breitkopf & Härtel, 1927 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00020d I Rantzau, with a libretto by Guido Menasci and Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti, based on a play by Émile Erckmann, was first performed in Florence in 1893. A vocal score was published by Sonzogno (Milan, 1892). From the description of Sol che il sole risplenda. 1894 Nov 1-2. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092344 Italia...

Indy, Vincent d', 1851-1931,

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Composed 1886. First performance Paris, 5 March 1887. Société Nationale de Musique. Dedicated to Émile Lemoine.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sarabanda and menuet : for string orchestra and piano / V. d'Indy. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50245007 French composer, teacher, theorist, and writer on music. From the description of [Scherzo from the Symphony in A major, arranged for two pianos]. [1872?] (Unknown)...

Gesvres, Leon Potier, duc de, ca. 1620-1704.

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Moscheles, Ignaz, 1794-1870

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Printed before 1826.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto no. 2 in E♭ für pianoforte, op. 56 / Moscheles. [18--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42677061 German pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Leipzig ; and Belgrade, to Arthur Sullivan, 1864 Mar. 26 to 1869 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125351 German pianist. From the description of [Allegro spir...

Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956

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Alan Alexander Milne (b. January 18, 1882, London, England-d. January 31, 1956, Hartfield, England) was born to John Vine Milne, the headmaster of Henley House School, and Sarah Maria Heginbotham Milne. Known best for his children’s stories, Milne was also a prolific essayist, playwright, and mystery writer. As a child, Milne attended his father’s school, where H. G. Wells was one of his instructors. Beginning at age eleven, Milne attended Westminster School and later en...

Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913

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English novelist and historian "Baron Corvo." From the description of Autograph letters signed "Fr. Rolfe" (4) : Kensington, to J.B. Pinker, the literary agent, 1904 May 30-Jun. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657195 Frederick Rolfe was an English novelist, essayist, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Baron Corvo. From the description of Frederick Rolfe collection of papers, 1891-1954 bulk (1891-1910). (New York Public Library). WorldCat r...

Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870

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Epithet: Irish composer and singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x0001b3 British composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 154 Avenue des Champs Elysées, Paris, to Arthur Sullivan, 1869 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125509 Irish composer and singer. From the description of Cantata / MWBal[fe.] [manuscript]. [between 1842 and 1845] (Unkno...

Sitwell, Georgia Doble.

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Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893

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Composed 1888-89. Scenario by Marius Petipa and I.A. Vsevolozhsky. Based on Perrault's fairy tale. First performance Maryinsky Theatre St. Petersburg, 27 Jan. 1890, R. Drigo conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of La belle au bois dormant : ballet, op. 66 / Tschaikowsky. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41964015 Russian composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Tchaikovsky to C...

Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849

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Epithet: the elder; of Add MS 40520 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x000193 Pierce Egan, English sportswriter who became best known for his highly popular Life in London, illustrated by George and Robert Cruikshank. From the description of Pierce Egan manuscript material : 2 items, 1836-1842 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 182957648 From the guide to the Pierce Egan m...

Jilek, August, 1819-1898

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Gérard, Rosemonde, 1871-1953

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Rosemonde Rostand wrote and published poetry under the name of Rosemonde Gérard. She was her husband's devoted supporter in all his activities. They refurbished and decorated their villa in Gascony up to his death in 1918. From the description of Letter to Gaston La Touche, ca. 1909-ca. 1913. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81157083 ...

Stendhal, 1783-1842

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Stendhal (b. Marie-Henri Beyle, January 23, 1783, Grenoble, France–d. March 23, 1842, Paris, France) was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (1839), he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism....

Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1852-1917

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Herbert Beerbohm Tree was an English actor-manager and writer. From the description of Herbert Beerbohm Tree collection. [1891-1902]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800446 English actor-manager of the early 20th century. From the description of Herbert D. B. Tree collection, 1891-1917. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 506484524 Herbert Beerbohm Tree was a successful actor manager, renowned for his product...

Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0001c0 Composed originally for solo piano 1893. This orchestration 1979. From the description of Sonata für pianoforte, op. 12 / Jean Sibelius ; orchestrated [by] Albert B. Conkey. 1979. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41962755 Finnish composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dat...

Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, 1858-1889

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Augenstein, Johann Huldreich.

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Genêt, Jean, 1910-1986

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David Hilliard was in prison from 1970 to 1974 on a one-year to ten-year assault charge. His letters from Genet were sent to him through his lawyer, Charles Garry, who also received some direct communication from Genet. According to Hilliard's notes on these letters, "[Genet] had a major effect in the change of Newton's and the Party's views on homosexuality. Zayd Shakur influenced Genet with regard to the Party. When I was released from prison I was expelled from the Party by Newton after Newto...

Kœchlin, Charles, 1867-1950

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Suggested by the 1st chapter of Le Voyage d'Urien by André Gide. Composed 1934. Orchestrated 1935. First performance Paris, 14 June 1938, Chant du Monde Orchestra, Roger Désormière conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Le voyage d'Urien, ou, Hymne à la jeunesse : d'apres le 1er chapitre du Voyage d'Urien / Ch. Koechlin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606160 "Commissioned by the state." Composed 1943. Orchestrated 19...

Schumann, Elisabeth

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Douglas, Alfred Bruce, 1870-1945

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Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas was an English writer, best known for his controversial personality and scandalous relationship with Oscar Wilde. Born into an aristocratic family, Douglas attended Winchester College and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he wrote and participated in sports, but didn't take a degree. His well-chronicled relationship with Oscar Wilde provoked Douglas' father to insult Wilde, prompting a disastrous lawsuit that ended with Wilde imprisoned for two years. Douglas had a strong...

Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809

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Cortot, Alfred, 1877-1962

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French pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, 14 May 1931, to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1931 May 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564652 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 29 December 1906, to an unidentified friend, 1906 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564656 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 11 October 1907, to an unidentified friend, 1907 Oct. 11. (Unknown)...

Baumer, Lewis Christopher Edward, 1870-1963

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Gabillon, Ludwig 1825-1896

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Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967

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Siegfried Sassoon was a British novelist, poet, and biographer. From the description of Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, [1905]-1975 bulk (1915-1951). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533686 From the guide to the Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, 1905]-1975, 1915-1951, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Siegfried Sassoon was an English writer, best remembered for the...

Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Fernand Gregh, [n.d.]"Jeudi." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615671 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Georges [de Lauris], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851761 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to [Robert de Montesquiou], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851766 Marcel Proust is generally regarded as one ...

Raven-Hill, L. (Leonard), 1867-1942

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Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0001e5 French poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856224 From the description of Poem delivered at a lecture, beginning "Dans ce hall cinq fois séculaire" : autograph manuscript signed : London, 1893 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCa...

Housman, A.E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936

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A.E. Housman was a classical scholar, professor of Latin at Cambridge University, and poet. From the description of Letter to "Dear Sirs," 1922. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288834 English poet and classical scholar. At Trinity College, Cambridge, 1911-1936. From the description of [Letter] 1931 Apr. 15, Trinity College, Cambridge, England [to Helen] Peck / A. E. Housman. (Smith College). WorldCat record id...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. Fantasia de movimentos mistos; arr.

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Franck, César, 1822-1890

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From the second of the Composer's Six Pièces Pour Grand Orgue, which were composed between 1860 and 1862. The original organ piece was dedicated to Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Andante, from Grande pièce symphonique, op. 17 / César Franck ; orch. by Charles O'Connell. [1950-1961?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49947367 French composer, teacher, and organist of Belgian birth. From the d...

Shepperson, Claude A.

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Boieldieu, A. (Adrien), 1775-1834

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French composer, 19th century. From the description of 3 autograph letters signed, 1820-1834. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387807 French composer; leading opera composer in France during the first quarter of the 19th century and a central figure in the "opéra comique" tradition. From the description of Shepherd's song, 1831. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34491651 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter ...

Duparc, Henri, 1848-1933

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Orchestra music. Originally the first part of Poème nocturne, composed in 1874. Parts two and three, Lutins et follets and Duo: L'aurore, are lost. From the description of Aux étoiles. [1874?] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092350 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 20 February [n.y., 1881?] to an unidentified friend, 1881? Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566028 From the description of ...

Walton, William, 1902-1983

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William Walton composed the Sinfonia Concertante while living in London with the Sitwell family. Walton dedicated the three movements of the work to Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell. The Sinfonia Concertante was first published in 1928 and revised in 1943. From the description of Sinfonia concertante : for orchestra with pianoforte (quasi obbligato) / by William Walton. [ca. 1927] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092340 English composer. From the de...

German, Edward, 1862-1936

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Sir Edward German was an English composer. From the description of Edward German collection. [1907]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848476 English composer, 20th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from German to Ivimey. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448664 British composer. From the description of "'Fallen Fairies.'" : autograph manuscript, 1909 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

Halévy, F., 1799-1862.

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Libretto by Saint-Georges; opera first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 17 March 1858. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Autographe d'Halévy : fragment de La magicienne : manuscript, [1858?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612871875 F. Halévy was a composer; he wrote the opera La Juive. From the description of Autographed musical score fragment and commentary, 1858. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155888413 Librett...

Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

Berners Lord

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English composer, writer, and painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Faringdon House (Berks.), [n.y.] to Mr. [Otto M.] Kling [at J. & . W. Chester] [n.y., 1915-1924] Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672667 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Faringdon House (Berks.), and [London], to Mme [Louise] Alvar to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1923 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672663 British composer. ...

Myers, Rollo H.

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Mozart, Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus

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The Serenade from which this movement is taken originally composed for 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons, 1781; second version, with the addition of 2 oboes, in 1782 (see callno.: 2329). This transcription 1941.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Adagio, K. V. 375 / Mozart ; transcribed by Zoltán Fekete. [c1941]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42631243 Composed originally for solo piano, 1788. This transcription 1986.--Cf. Fleisher C...

Montesquiou-Fézensac, Robert, comte de, 1855-1921

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French aesthete, Symbolist poet, art collector and dandy. From the description of Les pas effacés : typescript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270935518 ...

Bruch, Max, 1838-1920

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x000142 American music critic Arthur M. Abell, 1868-1958, was Berlin correspondent for the Musical Courier from 1893 to 1918 and later published Talks with Great Composers, his reminiscences of conversations with Brahms, Strauss, Puccini, Humperdinck, Bruch, and Grieg. He knew many musicians both obscure and famous, and as a former violinist himself, esp...

Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...

Parny, Renée.

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Hardy, Dudley, 1867-1922

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Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936

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Italian composer. From the description of "Voici Noël! / per soprano. / Ottorino Respighi" : autograph manuscript, 1919 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568953 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Abetone Serrabassa, 19 August 1925 and 7 August 1926, and [n.p.], 23 August 1933, to Claudio [Guastalla], 1925 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676008 From the description of "Partitura / Maria Vittoria / Atto Io. [Atto 2o. / Quadr...

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918

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Claude Debussy (b. 22 August 1862–d. 25 March 1918) was one of the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France he attended the Conservatoire de Paris originally to study piano before switing to composition. His orchestral works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894), Nocturnes (1897–1899), Images (1905–1912). In 1904 he rose to international fame for his opera Pelléas et Mélisande. He also composed two books of Préludes a...

Granados, Enrique, 1867-1916

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Inspired by paintings of Goya.--Cf. Fleisher Collection From the description of Goyescas. IIa. parte : los major enamerados, no. VI : epilogo (serenata del espectra) / E. Granados. c1916. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 229890705 Spanish composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Barcelona, 22 October 1911, to [Georges Jean-Aubry?], 1911 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578196 Spanish composer and ...

Garden, Mary

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Scottish singer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Paris and Aberdeen, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1947 Sept. 16 and 1951 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863977 American soprano of Scottish birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 1958 or 1959, to Miss Burkman, 1958 or 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270967492 From the description of Typewritten document signed, dated : Paris, 8 June 1907, 19...

Hüe, Georges Adolphe, 1858-1948

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Composed 1913, for the competition of the Conservatoire de Musique, Paris, originally for flute and piano. Arranged for flute and orchestra 1923. First performance Casino, Dieppe, 1923, Ferté conductor. Originally dedicated to Professor Hennebains of the Paris Conservatory, a friend of the composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy for flute and orchestra / Georges Hüe. [1923?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50235912 Compose...

Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898

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Belgian painter, engraver, and lithographer. From the description of Letters, ca. 1870-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78991640 French artist. From the description of Portion of an autograph letter signed : [Paris], to "Edmond", [ca. 1880]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857819 Rops was born in Belgium but spent his professional life moving between Belgium and France. A painter, engraver and lithographer, he is known particularly for depicting wo...

Fougasse

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Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...

Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899

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Composed 1854.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Nachtfalter Walzer, Op. 157 / Johann Strauss (the younger). [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55503504 From the operetta in 3 acts with libretto by Josef Braun, "F. Zell" (pseudonym of Camillo Walzel), and Richard Genée after Victorien Sardou's comedy, Piccolino. Composed circa 1872. First performance Theater an der Wien, Vienna, 1 March 1873.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0002a1 French writer. From the description of Travel notes, ca. 1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80148606 Gustave Flaubert, a 19th century French novelist, known primarily for his first novel Madame Bovary, published in 1857 and for his collected letters. From the description of Doria: manuscript, [ca. 1851]. (Temple...

Knight, J. C. B.

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Voltaire, 1694-1778

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French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to René Hérault, Lieutenant-general of the police in Paris, 1729 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872418 From the description of Autograph letter, dated : [n.p., Ferney?, n.d., ca. 1766?], to Gabriel Crammer, [n.d., ca. 1766?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873849 Voltaire, playwright. William F. Fleming, translator. Tom Fontana, adaptor. From the description of Catil...

De Falla, Manuel

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Manuel de Falla was a Spanish classical composer. Ricardo Vinès was a Spanish pianist. From the description of [Postcard, 1921 avril 4 to] Ricardo Vinès / Manuel de Falla. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100808 Spanish composer. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : Granada, 30 December 1922, to O.M. Kling [at J. & W. Chester], 1922 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576695 From the description of Autograph note...

Rubinstein, Anton

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Suggested by the drama by Lev Alexandrovich Mey. Composed 1869.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Ivan IV (the terrible), op. 79 / Anton Rubinstein. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 76952517 Russian pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Rubinstein to unidentified publisher, London, 1859 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553504 Russian pianist, composer, and teache...

Radiguet, Raymond, 1903-1923

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Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934

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English composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Malvern, 12 April [n.y.], to [Plunket?] Greene. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566154 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Plas Gwyn, 15 August 1904, to [Samuel Aitken], 1904 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566140 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Plas Gwyn, Christmas Day 1902, to Mrs. [Louise Alvar] Harding, 1902 Dec. 25. (Unknown). Wo...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887-1959

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Composed 1937, part of the 2nd of 4 film suites. Suite no. 2 first performed 11 October 1946, orchestra conducted by the composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Impressão moura : from Descobrimento do Brasil / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56349185 Composed 1932, originally as a children's ballet for a youth concert. First performance Rio de Janeiro, 23 November 1932, Burle Marx conductor. Suite extract...

Messager, André

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French composer, conductor, opera administrator, pianist, organist, and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?, n.d., 1888?], to an unidentified friend, [n.d., 1888?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873572 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Sauveur les Bains, 9 April [n.y., 1918?], to [Alfred Cortot], [n.y., 1918? Apr. 9]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582357 From the description of Véronique....

William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941

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William II was German Emperor and King of Prussia (ruled 1888-1918); Princess Hermine of Schönaich-Carolath was William's second wife. Viereck was a German-born poet and propagandist for Nazi Germany; he was also rumored to be the illegitimate grandson of William I. From the description of Letters : to George Sylvester Viereck, 1922-1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80954785 William II was German emperor and King of Prussia (ruled 1888-1918); Princess Hermine ...

Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911

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Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer and conductor. From the description of Conductor's score for Beethoven's Symphony no. 3. [circa 1900] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 505208040 Austrian composer composer and conductor. From the description of [Unidentified draft (A).] : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566874 From the description of [Unidentified draft (B).] : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566878 ...

Merrill, James, 1926-1995

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James Merrill was an American poet, playwright, novelist, and short-story writer. From the description of James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626315 From the guide to the James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) James Ingram Merrill was born in New York City on March 3, 1926, and grew up in Manha...

Loti, Pierre, 1850-1923

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French author. From the description of Letters, 1912-1967. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36272534 Julien Viaud, who would later assume the pseudonym of Pierre Loti, was born born January 14, 1850 in Rochefort, France. Because of family financial and legal problems, Loti was allowed to follow in his late older brother's footsteps and enroll in the naval academy at Brest in 1867. During his time as a naval officer, Loti traveled widely and gathered material fo...

Ponchielli, Amilcare

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Italian composer. From the description of [Draft of Suor Teresa]. [ca. 1880s?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270989968 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Cremona, 26 August 1869, to [Emanuele] Rovelli, 1869 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675101 From the description of [Sketches for Act 3 of La Gioconda]. [1876?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568708 From the description of [Draft of vocal score of I Lituani]. [1874?] (U...

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973

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English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...

Strauss, Franz, 1897-1980

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Franz Strauss was the son of Richard Strauss. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864559 ...

Poulenc, Francis

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Composer. From the description of Francis Poulenc autograph letter to [Jay S. Harrison], [1953] July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902904 French composer. From the description of Discours du Général / (Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel) / Francis Poulenc / (1921). Avril 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568728 From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [Paris, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unkn...

Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich

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First performed in St. Petersberg at the Mariinsky on 7/19 January 1898. From the description of Adagio (Raymonda) : A. Glazunov : manuscript, [1898?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612868490 Originally composed for horn and piano 1890. For Glazunov's own transcription for horn and orchestra see F.C. no. 539 m. From the description of Rêverie, op. 24, for horn solo and orchestra / Alexander Glazunov ; transcribed by B. Jivoff. [1---?] (Franklin & Marshall Co...

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), Anh. B. From the description of Beethoven's pianoforte sonata in A♭. Op. 26 (no. 12) / arranged in score ... entirely in autograph of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. [1834] (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421364937 Nos. 1 and 2 composed 1847, part of an unfinished string quartet. No. 3 composed 1843, ...

Feydeau, Georges, 1862-1921

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Barnett Shaw, translator and adapter; Georges Feydeau, playwright. From the description of One husband too many an Americanized adaptation of Georges Feydeau's Champignol Malgré Lui : typescript, 1977, Apr. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 78682508 Georges Feydeau, playwright. Translated and adapted by Edward Stern and Anne Ward Stern. From the description of A bird in the hand: typescript, 1974. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 12246...

Pizzetti, Ildebrando

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Italian composer, conductor, and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Florence, 29 January 1917, to an unidentified recipient, 1917 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675024 The author is the Italian composer of operas, orchestral, chamber and choral music. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Rome, 2 May 1955, to Calusio, Buenos Aires. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 769139933 ...

Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson)

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Frederick Robinson Koch is a collector of rare materials and a graduate of Harvard College, A.B. 1955. From the description of Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, ca. 1920-1979. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 663985221 From the guide to the Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, ca. 1920-1979., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Librar...

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

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Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...

Jerome, William Travers, 1850-1934

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American lawyer, prosecutor in the trial of Harry K. Thaw for the murder of Stanford White. From the description of Letter to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1925 June 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 67764609 ...

Schubert, Franz

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Composed originally for piano four hands, 1928. This orchestration 1984. For Felix Mottl's transcription see callno.: 826.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy in F minor, op. 103 / by Franz Schubert ; orchestrated by Roman Pawlowski. 1984. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55011151 From the opera by Franz Schubert, libretto by Franz van Schober; first performed in Weimar at the Hoftheater, 24 June 1854. Cf. New Grove online. ...

Lannes, Jean, duc de Montebello, 1769-1809

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Périer, Jean 1869-1954

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Backhaus, Wilhelm, 1884-1969

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German pianist. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270670859 ...

Fouquier-Tinville, Antoine-Quentin, 1746-1795

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French Revolutionary politician. From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to the procureur général of the department of Calvados, 1793 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482650 ...

Delibés, Léo 1836-1891

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From the opera in 3 acts with libretto by Edmund Gondinet and Phillip Gille after Pierre Loti's novel Rarahu. Composed 1881-82. First performance Opéra-Comique, Paris, 14 April 1883.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Duo / paroles de Ed Gondinet et Ph. Gille ; musique de Léo Delibes. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207214 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to ...

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912

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Jules Massenet was a French composer. From the description of Letters, [ca. 1874-1909]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122616188 From the description of Letter: from Jules Massenet, written on a calling card, [18--?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571050 From the guide to the Letter: from Jules Massenet, written on a calling card, 18--?, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the comédie lyrique in three act...

Hugo, Jean, 1894-1984

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Ireland, John, 1879-1962

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English composer, pianist, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 5 June 1919, to Mr. Kling [at J. &. W. Chester], 1919 June 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578522 Epithet: composer and pianist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00036a ...

Satie, Erik, 1866-1925

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Satie arr. the Piège de Méduse to accompany the play in 1921; Sauguet met Satie ca. 1920. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of 7 dances du Piège de Méduse : piano : Erik Satie : manuscript, [after 1921] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671537756 Charles Gounod's opéra-comique Le médecin malgré lui, with a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Molière's play, was first performed in 1858. For a revival at the Festival Français in Mont...

Roussel, Albert

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Albert Roussel (1869-1937), French composer. From the description of Albert Roussel letters to Blanche Roussel, 1914-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162549 From the description of Albert Roussel letters to Blanche Roussel, 1914-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82841856 Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00002a The work was composed in 1927--Cf. G...

Friedrich Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg, 1620-1688

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Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974

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Milhaud was born in France, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1940. He was then a professor at Mills College, in Oakland, Calif., from 1940 to 1971. From the description of Darius Milhaud music, programs, and photograph collection, 1954-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70977481 Madeleine Milhaud was Darius's wife; they married in 1925. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1921-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). Worl...

Bourgoing, Pierre de, Baron, 1827-1882.

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Viardot-García, Pauline, 1821-1910.

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French singer, composer, and teacher. From the description of Letter, 1872 Jan. 26, 48 Rue de Donai [Paris?] to "Cher maître" [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34370451 Pauline Viardot-Garcia (1821-1910) was one of the most celebrated French mezzo sopranos of the 19th century, and a truly cosmopolitan woman artist. The collection reflects all aspects of her life: firstly as a singer, composer, and teacher; secondly as the mistress and muse of Ivan Turgen...

Steinlen, Théophile-Alexandre 1859-1923

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Théophile Alexandre Steinlen was a Swiss artist and graphic designer, well-known for his poster designs. From the description of Théophile Steinlen exhibition catalog and Anatole France manuscript on Steinlen, 1903. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40905815 ...

Charpentier, Gustave

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001303.0x0000b3 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 21 September 1926, to an unidentified recipient, 1926 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564312 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 7 February 1900, to an unidentified friend, 1900 Feb. 7. (U...

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

Loos, Anita, 1893-1981

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Anita Loos, screenwriter and novelist, was born on April 26, 1893, in Sisson, CA, the daughter of R. Beers and Minnie Ellen Loos. Miss Loos wrote the subtitles for D. W. Griffith's film, Intolerance, in 1916. Her best known work is Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She died on August 18, 1981, at the age of 93. From the guide to the Anita Loos papers, 1917-1981, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) American author and screenwriter. From the descrip...

Cocteau, Jean

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French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager, playwright and filmmaker. Antonin Artaud -- French poet, essayist, actor and director -- was the leading playwright of the 'Theatre of Cruelty.' From the description of Le moine de M.G. Lewis raconté par Antonin Artaud [manuscript], ca. 1931 / Jean Cocteau. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 318989605 French poet, novelist, playwright, and artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

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...

Rostand, Edmond, 1868-1918

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French dramtist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified colleague, 1918 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657921 ...

Weber, Carl Maria von 1786-1826

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Composed 1809, originally for viola and orchestra. Rewritten 1813 for bassoon and orchestra and given the op. no. 35. First performance Prague, 18 February 1813, G.F. Brandt soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Andante e rondo ongarese : for solo bassoon, op. 35 / Carl Maria von Weber. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56969197 Originally composed 1806 -- lost. Revised 1815.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the desc...

French, Annie, 1879-1965

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Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901

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Artist and book illustrator. From the description of Letters, 1895-1901. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40067220 English illustrator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampstead, to an unidentified correspondent, 1885 March 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501055 Kate Greenaway, English illustrator. From the description of Kate Greenaway manuscript material : 1 item, 1889 (New York Public Library). WorldCa...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Dukas, Paul

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French composer. From the description of Correspondence with Paul Poujaud, 1891-1935 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702195521 From the description of L'Ondine et le Pêcheur (Th. Gautier.). [n.d.] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563125 From the description of Variations et finale sur un menuet de J. Ph. Rameau. [between 1899 and 1902] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563130 From the description of [Sketchbook] [manuscript]. (Unknown)...

Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...

Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869

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Hector Berlioz was a French composer. From the description of Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626765 From the guide to the Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Sand, George, 1804-1876

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George Sand (pseudonym of Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin Dudevant) was a French author. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1829-1872. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590144 George Sand was the pseudonym of Mme. Dudevant. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1857, 1875, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886629 George Sand (pseudonym of Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin Dudevant ) was a Frenc...

Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948

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Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian composer. From the description of Quartetto in la minore per 2 violini, viola, e violoncello / di Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Monaco, Gennaio 1895. 1895 January. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775721388 From the description of Quartetto in C-dur per due violini, viola, e vcello / di Ermanno Wolf, Luglio-Agosto 1893. 1893 July-August. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775852037 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph lette...

Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945

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Arthur Symons was an English critic and poet. From the description of Arthur Symons collection. [1906-1929]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800282 Epithet: poet and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0001cd Arthurs Symons was an accomplished poet, critic, short story writer, travel writer, playwright, and editor. An important figure in the developmen...

Perlman, William J.

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Sachs, Maurice

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Gilbert, W.S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911

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English poet and librettist. From the description of Autograph quotation signed, dated : [London], 14 December 1909, 1909 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577865 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 10 March 1888, to [Michael Gunn?], 1888 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873354 Green was an English actor and comedian. Gilbert was an English playwright and humorist best known for his collaboration with Sir Arthur Sull...

Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864

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By 1831, Spontini's reputation has lost ground to the works of younger men, including Meyerbeer, whose Robert le Diable was first performed eight month after the date of this letter; this is perhaps the opera mentioned here, though Meyerbeer may be referring to the abortive Le Portefaix, the contract for which he had just signed. Despite the apparent warmth of their relationship, Spontini was already jealous. His own continuing lack of success he attributed to a plot orchestrated by Meyerbeer, "...

Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861

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Presumably a preliminary document for the libretto of the opéra historique in five acts by Auber, first performed at the Paris Opéra, 27 February 1833. Cf. New Grove. From the description of Gustave III livret : manuscript, [before 1833] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612846131 French dramatist. From the description of Autograph manuscript : [n.p., Paris?], [n.d., 1834?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669713 From the description of Inscription du c...

Guitry, Sacha, 1885-1957

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Pacini, Giovanni, 1796-1867

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The opera was first performed in Venice at S. Benedetto, 14 January 1819; rev. version in Milan at the Teatro alla Scala, 1 August 1819. Cf. New Grove. From the description of Sinfonia nell'opera La sposa fedele : del Mro. Giovanni Pacini : manuscript, [1819?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612848038 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Viareggio, 16 January 1860, to Vincenzo Jacovacci in Rome, 1860 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldC...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895

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The writer Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), the author of La Dame aux camlias, was the son of the novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). From the guide to the Miscellaneous correspondence from Alexandre Dumas junior to various recipients, 1850-1883, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) French author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Marly-le-Roi], to an unidentified "monsieur," [1892 Apr. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757338135 ...

Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969

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Viola Garvin, literary editor of the Observer 1926-1942, and daughter of James Louis Garvin, editor of the Observer 1908-1942. From the description of Letter, 1940 October 21, Renishaw Hall, N. Sheffield to Viola Garvin. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 37429151 English poet and satirist. From the description of Letter : Cyprus, to Maurice [Baring], 1935 Feb. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). Wor...

Pforzheimer, Carl H. (Carl Howard), 1879-1957

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The New York financier and collector Carl Howard Pforzheimer (1879-1957) began acquiring materials documenting the English Romantic poets in the 1920s. After his death, his various collections became an asset of the Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, Inc. In 1986, the Foundation gave to the New York Public Library those items pertaining to the Romantics (including ca. 12,000 printed items, cataloged separately and searchable in the NYPL catalogue), and other tangential material, along with an...

Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924

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French composer. From the description of 3e Valse Caprice. Aout 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563225 From the description of Letters to Paul Dukas, 1903-1923 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702195517 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Evian-les-Bains, to unidentified friends, 1916 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576781 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Monte Carlo, 1 ...

Donnay, Maurice, 1859-1945

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Zandonai, Riccardo, 1883-1944

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000676.0x000006 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Pesaro, 15 February 1910, to Giulio Ricordi in Milan, 1910 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679441 "The firm of Ricordi was founded in Milan in 1808 by Giovanni Ricordi (1785-1853); it was directed from 1853 to 1888 by his son Ti...

Nesbit, Evelyn, 1884-1967

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Sterling, George, 1869-1926

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California poet. From the description of Papers of George Sterling [manuscript] 1910-27. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647944409 American poet. From the description of To Ruth Chatterton : typed poem signed, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445441 From the description of Letter, San Francisco, Ca. to Norbert Hyatt, Hartford, Ct. [manuscript] 1922 March 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647944413 George Sterli...

Grieg, Edvard

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Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer, and Edward MacDowell was an American composer. From the description of Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122364004 From the guide to the Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Grieg was a Norwegian pianist and composer. Johannes Wolf was a musical historian and specialist in the ...

Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943

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This was given to Mary Schofield by William H. Nolan, 1979. From the description of An Old Woman who lived in a Shoe : photocopy of original manuscript, nd. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872551 English author and illustrator. From the description of Bedtime, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390507 Beatrix Potter was born July 28 (or 6 according to some sources), 1866 in London, England; she died December 22, 1943 in Sawrey, England. She was th...

Giono, Jean, 1895-1970

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Jean Giono, French novelist, author of "Le hussard sur le toit". From the description of Jean Giono collection, 1938-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83206641 From the description of Jean Giono collection, 1938-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702151903 French author. Jean Giono was born in 1895 in Manosque, a small Provençal town in southwestern France. He wrote over fifty books and screenplays, and his other novels include The son...

Bantock, Granville, Sir, 1868-1946

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x0003e3 English composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Birmingham, to Richard Peyton 1907 May 8 and June 5, and 1909 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671885 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Kings Norton, to Mr. Dunnebeil [at Breitkopf & Härtel] 1912 Feb. 24. (Unkn...

Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958

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English composer, teacher, writer, and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Norfolk,] 1 February 1921, to H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1921 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677908 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dorking, [n.d.], to Dr. Myers, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677911 From the description of Letter in the third person, dated : [London], 19 February [1926], to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1926 Fe...

Chabrier, Emmanuel, 1841-1894

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French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter from Chabrier to Vincent d'Indy, Paris, 1890 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130420 French composer. From the description of [A draft of Maurice Ravel's orchestration]. [1918?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568816 French composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 7 June 1893, to [Henri Georges Heugel?], 1893 June ...

Sauguet, Henri, 1901-1989

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 4 Nov. 1935, to [Comte Etienne de Beaumont], 1935 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668793 From the description of "Henri Sauguet / Musique pour / L'épervier / Film de Marcel L'Herbier. / Partition d'orchestre / 1933" : autograph manuscript, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569167 Henri Sauguet, French composer. For two pianos. Composed 1932. ...

Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898

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Burne-Jones, English painter and designer, was a friend of William Morris and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who influenced him in his art. From the description of Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones collection, 1881-1907. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 449884953 English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Ruskin, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757841354 From the description of Autograph letter signe...

Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921

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Italian operatic tenor who performed more than twenty roles in Europe, the U.S., and Latin America and excelled in works by Verdi and Puccini. From the description of Enrico Caruso invitation to an unknown acquaintance, [19--]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64757235 Enrico Caruso was an Italian tenor connected with the Metropolitan Opera (N.Y.) after 1902. From the description of Correspondence received and financial records, 1919-1920. (New Y...

Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Monsieur Bourgeois, [1891] Oct. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270845062 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [Victorien Sardou], 1887 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270845048 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified woman, [1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270845059 From the description of Autograph letter si...

Evans, Treyer

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Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885

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Victor Hugo, French poet, novelist and playwright. From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702159680 From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84010646 French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to M. Cassin, 1831 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 759121359 French poet, novelist, dramatist. ...

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

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Composed originally for solo piano 1836, as one of 12 Êtudes in Op. 25.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Etude de F. Chopin op. 25, no. 7 for cello solo and orchestra / by Jules de Swert. [1931?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49608220 Composer. From the description of Frédéric Chopin autograph letter to Julian Fontana, 1839 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 440301778 From the description of Frédéric Cho...

Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880

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Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880) was a German-born French composer and cellist of Jewish ancestry. He had a strong influence in popular music in Europe, and was one of the originators of the operetta, of which he wrote more than one hundred. His works were noted for their elements of satire and parody; two for which he is particularly known are the operetta Orpheus in the Underworld and the opera The Tales of Hoffman . From the guide to the Jacques Offenbach Letter, undated (after 1844)...

Hugo, Valentine, 1887-1968

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French artist, author, and surrealist. From the description of Valentine Hugo Papers, 1872-1968. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 85242169 Valentine Hugo was a painter and designer whose works employed dream-like imagery. She illustrated some literary works by the Surrealists, such as Paul Eluard's Hommes et Bêtes. Crevel was a Surrealist poet and artist. From the description of Letters received,...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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British playwright; literary, art and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party. From the description of Richard S. Weiner Collection of George Bernard Shaw, 1886-1950. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31366657 Playwright and critic; founding member of Fabian Society, 1884. From the description of Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat ...

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

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A biographical timeline is provided in the Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123). From the guide to the Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) American playwright. From the description of Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490040 From the description of Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810476 From the de...

Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870

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French man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to [Jacques-Joseph Champollion-Figeac], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873526 French author and administrator of antiquities. From the description of Letters, 1826-1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80148610 ...

Robert, Louis ˜deœ 1871-1937

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D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938

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Italian poet, novelist, and dramatist. From the description of Ode per la morte del distruttore : autograph manuscript signed, 1900?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 427418260 From the description of Prima del secondo assalto : electoral politic discourse, pronounced before the Florentine people : autograph manuscript signed, 1900 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 427409004 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Arcachon, to Madame la Comtesse Venturi...

Leoncavallo, Ruggero

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Italian composer. From the description of Roland 2d. acte / [musical quotation] / R. Leoncavallo / Berlin 17. XII. 1904., 1904 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270975715 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Leoncavallo to "Paolo, " Brissago, 1901 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122595413 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Milan, [ca. 22 June 1896], to M. [Max] Abraham, 1896 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Peyrefitte, Roger

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Schumann, Marie, 1841-1929

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Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893

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During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. From the description of Letters received, 1792-1905. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485989 From the guide to the Letters received, 1792-1905, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Libretto by Emile Augier; first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 16 April 1851. Cf. New Grove online. From the description ...

Auric, Georges, 1899-1983

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Paris, 23 June 1925, and [London], 23 June 1926, to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1925, 23 June and 1926, 23 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270680749 From the description of [Les fâcheux. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1925 June 05. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561533 From the description of [La concurrence] : autograph manuscript, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561528 ...

Sullivan, Arthur

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Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) was an English composer well-known for his collaborations with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan sheet music, 1868-1993., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.) Sullivan was an English composer. Gilbert was a English dramatist. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan correspondence with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert, 1854-1900., (Houghton Libra...

Wolf, Hugo, 1860-1903

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Austrian composer. From the description of Gudmund's erster Gesang. [1891 Oct. 30?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571339 From the description of Charwoche. [1888 Oct. 8?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571344 From the description of Letter, dated : [Vienna, 1 June 1880], to Mlle. Henriette Lang, Taikowitz, Moravia, [1880 June 1]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873919 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Vienna, 2 March and...

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000089 Opera with a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on Friedrich von Schiller's play Kabale und Liebe, premiered at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, on December 8, 1849. From the description of Luisa Miller : melodramma tragico in tre atti / sinfonia musica del Sigr. Mo. Giuseppe Verdi. [ca. 1850] (Yale University). WorldCat record id...

Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921

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Composer. From the description of Camille Saint-Saëns autograph letter to unidentified recipient, 1913 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902751 Saint-Saëns was known to have been composing the opera between 1881-1882. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of Draft of the libretto of Henry VIII : manuscript, undated [between 1880 and 1883]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232649239 French composer, pianist, organist, and writer. ...

Ravel, Maurice

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000308 Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. From the guide to the ALS, to [Arturo Toscanini], 1930 Sept. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1930 Sept. 9, to [Arturo Toscanini]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682742 ...

Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908

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Louis Verneuil (1893-1952), French playwright, actor, director, and dramatist, was the author of such works as "La vie merveilleuse de Sarah Bernhardt" and "Affairs of state." From the description of Théâtre complet : [tome] 2, Patrie!, L'espionne, Théodora : prompt book / Victorien Sardou. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68944675 French dramatist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Monsieur Nenniam, 1890 Sept. 2...

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

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The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...

Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941

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English novelist. From the description of Hugh Walpole collection, 1910-1939. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925561 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Brackenburn, Keswick, to [James] Bain, 1931 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658346 From the description of Sons and Lovers. A Preface : autograph manuscript signed, fair copy with a few revisions : [n.p.], 1923 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658363 ...

Morlacchi, Francesco, 1784-1841

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x0000bd Italian composer and conductor. From the description of L'invito a Climene Canzonetta [manuscript]. 10. Dec. 1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567217 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Töplitz, 1 August 1823, to Francesco [i.e. Franz Anton] Schubert in Dresden, 1823 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Audran, Edmond, 1842-1901

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First performed in Paris at the Gaîté, 21 October 1896. Cf. New Grove. From the description of Valse de La poupé : (opéra-comique en 4 actes) : Edmond Audran : manuscript, [1896?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612848007 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 16 November 1887, to an unidentified recipient, 1887, 16 November. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270680738 ...

Baudelaire, Charles, 1821-1867

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Charles Baudelaire is widely regarded as one of the best French poets of the 19th century; he also wrote art criticism and translated the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. From the description of Charles Baudelaire letters, 1859-1863. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40526418 French poet and art critic. From the description of Letter : to Paul Chenavard, Paris. 1863 Nov. 25. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81339728 ...

Hahn, Reynaldo, 1875-1947

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Composed originally for clarinet and piano, 1903.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sarabande et thème varié : pour clarinette basse et piano / Reynaldo Hahn ; orchestrated by Lucien Cailliet. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49980832 Hahn was a French composer. Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire (1845-1928 ) was a French painter and illustrator of Marcel Proust’s Les plaisirs et les jours . From the guide to the Reynald...

Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887

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Russian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Tula, 23 August 1881, to an unidentified recipient, 1881 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673042 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Petersburg, 23 May 1886, to an unidentified friend, 1886 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673044 From the description of Autograph envelope, postmarked : St. Petersburg, 20 January 1886, addressed to Théodore Sadoul i...

Halévy, Léon, 1802-1883

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Straus, Oscar, 1870-1954

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Austrian composer. From the description of "Alt-Wiener Reigen / (Old-fashioned Viennese Waltz) / Oscar Straus" : autograph manuscript, 1944 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569618 Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902659 ...

Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000348 ...

Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1900-1932. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580518 From the description of Papers, 1925-1933. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580524 John Galsworthy was an English dramatist and novelist. Educated as a barrister at Harrow and New College, Oxford, he instead decided to travel, attending to his family's shipping business abroad, and then began writing. His first book, From the Four Winds, was a collec...

Meredith, William, 1919-2007

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Epithet: Organist of New College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000304.0x0002bd William Meredith was an American poet, literary critic, librettist, and translator. From the description of William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430869 From the guide to the William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973, (The New York Pub...

Beckford, William, 1760-1844

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William Thomas Beckford, English writer and art collector. In 1782 he published his best known literary work, Vathek, first in French. His budding political career was derailed in 1784 by scandal surrounding his relationship with William Courtenay (1768-1835). He is perhaps best remembered for his biggest failure -- his lavish but hastily built home, Fonthill Abbey -- which collapsed twice, earning it the nickname "Beckford's Folly." From the description of William Beckford manuscrip...

Boehm, H. Richard

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Stravinsky, Igor

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Russian born composer and conductor. From the description of Audio materials [sound recording]. 1931-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723194 Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer. From the description of Sketchbook, [1917?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465769 Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, set to the libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, was inspired by William Hogarth's series of paintings. Stravinsky had wan...

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

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Most material is from the oratorio; see Callno. 7087. This arrangement 1943.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic suite no. V : the triumph of Truth : based on / Handel ; free arrangement by Zoltan Fekete. c1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50064356 From the opera in three acts, librettist unknown. Composed 1707 or 1708.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance of the sailors : from Rodrigo / G.F. H...

Chapman, Frederic, 1823-1895

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