The Virgil Thomson Papers 1804-1990 (inclusive)

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The Virgil Thomson Papers, 1804-1990 (inclusive)

The Virgil Thomson Papers 1804-1990 (inclusive)

Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer and critic Virgil Thomson (1896-1989)

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Diamond, David, 1915-2005

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By Unknown - ebay.com, front of photo, back of photo, Public Domain, Link David Leo Diamond (1915-2005) was a gay, Jewish American composer of classical music....

Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951

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Composer. From the description of Arnold Schoenberg letter to Carl Engel, 1942 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 427647095 An Austrian composer, Arnold Schoenberg came to the United States in 1933 and became an American citizen in 1941. Carl Parrish, an American musicologist and composer, bound together published copies of Schoenberg's piano music with annotations in pencil. From the description of Letter : Los Angeles, to Carl Parrish, Aurora-on-Cayuga, N...

Thomson, Virgil, 1896-

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Virgil Thomson was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 25, 1896. As a boy, he took lessons in piano and organ, and soon found work as a church organist. He attended public schools and then Kansas City Polytechnic Institute, a junior college. In 1917 he enlisted in the Army, but World War I came to an end before he could be sent to Europe. After his discharge from the military, Thomson attended Harvard, where he sang in the Glee Club and studied with Edward Burlinga...

Lee, Noël, 1924-

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Brahms, Johannes, 1883-1897

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Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

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Sculptor. From the description of Alexander Calder correspondence, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452461 Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Alexander Calder, 1971 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395903 B. 1898, d. 1976. From the description of Alexander Calder artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228431975 ...

Berman, Leonid, 1898-

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Smith, Melville

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Dallapiccola, Luigi, 1904-1975

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Luigi Dallapiccola, an Italian composer, wrote Rencesvals, a piece for voice and piano based on three fragments of La Chanson de Roland, for French baritone Pierre Bernac. From the description of Correspondence concerning Rencesvals : Firenze, to Pierre Bernac, Paris, 1945-1946. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122640078 From the guide to the Correspondence concerning Rencesvals : Firenze, to Pierre Bernac, Paris, 1945-1946, (The New York Public Library. Music ...

Saslow, Kenneth.

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Blue, Adrianne.

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Franceschini, Romulus

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Composed 1971. First performance of nos. 2, 3, 4, and 5 under the title Four paintings for orchestra, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 30 April 1972, Youth Orchestra of Greater Philadelphia, Joseph Primavera conductor. Revised 1979.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Paintings : for orchestra / Romulus Franceschini. 1971. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51893506 Theme is Heinrich Schütz's Psalmen David No. CXXI, Ich heb mein Augen sehnli...

Wilson, Richard, 1941-

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Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

House, L. Margueritte L.

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Sutherland, Donald

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Haieff, Alexei

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Rosenthal, Manuel, 1904-2003

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French conductor and composer. From the description of Huit bagatelles pour le piano / Manuel Rosenthal. .... [1923-1924] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569021 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Paris conservatory, M...

Arma, Paul, 1905-1987

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Kingman, Daniel.

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Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

Leonid Berman.

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Ono, Yoko

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Sellars, James

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Carpenter, Marjorie.

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Rosen, Charles, 1927-2012

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Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965

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American composer of French origin; compositions of the 1920s used rhythmic complexity, atonality and themes not based on harmonic progression. He was interested in electric instruments and composed pieces with sounds on tape. From the description of Autograph letters to François Bernouard, 1907-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872672 American composer of French origin; compositions of the 1920s used rhythmic complexity, atonality and themes not based on harmonic pro...

Robbins, Jerome

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American dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. From the description of Jerome Robbins scrapbooks [microform]. 1937-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81722948 From the description of Jerome Robbins scrapbooks. 1986-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79096064 American ballet dancer and choreographer primarily associated with American Ballet Theatre in the 1940s and the New York City Ballet since 1949; also, theatrical director and choreographer whose producti...

Carter, Elliott, 1908-

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Composer and writer on music. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 8, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861514 Commissioned by the Ballet Caravan, 1939. Composed 1939. A suite called "Suite from Pocahontas, ' consisting of 4 excerpts drawn from this ballet and provided with new endings and introductions, received the Juilliard Publication Award, 1940. First performance by the Ballet Caravan, in ...

Haufrecht, Herbert, 1909-1998

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Composed for dedication ceremonies of the murals at Station WNYC. First performance under the title, Overture for an abstract mural, in a broadcast by WNYC Concert Orchestra, 2 August 1939, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture for an American mural / by Herbert Haufrecht. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52206065 Composed 1934. First performance New York, 27 April 1934, the Juilliard Graduate School ...

Granson, Oton de, -1397

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MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908

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American composer, pianist, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Villars sur Ollon, Switzerland, 3 July 1903, to Horatio Parker, 1903 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581435 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 25 November 1904, to Mr. [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1904 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581431 From the description of Letter signed : Boston, [n.d.], to Mr. Story, [n.d.]....

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...

Koch, Kenneth. Poems. n. d.

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Brown, Merton, 1913-

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Adorno, Theodor

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Epithet: German philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000db Adorno was a German professor of philosophy at the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, and associate director of the Institut für Sozialforschung in Frankfurt. From the description of Music in radio (memorandum), 1938, [microform]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309774179 From the de...

Trimble, Lester, 1923-1986

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Composed 1950. First performance Great Hall, Cooper Union, New York 13 March 1959, Music in the Making Orchestra, David Brockman conductor. First performance of this revised version, Carnegie Hall, New York, 14 April 1964, National Orchestra Association, John Barnett conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in 2 movements / by Lester Trimble. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56193239 ...

Martin, William F., 1960-

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Widney, William.

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Blake, Christopher, 1950-

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Posner, David

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David Posner (1921-85), American poet, published several collections of poetry including The Sandpipers: collected poems (1965-1975) . He taught in several universities, and was Curator of the Poetry Collection, Lockwood Memorial Library, University of Buffalo, New York. From the guide to the David Posner: Correspondence, 1856-1980, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives) ...

Boulanger, Lili

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000298.0x00031a ...

Sutherland, Donald, 1915-1978.

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Bacon, Ernst, 1898-

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Biography Ernst Bacon was born in 1898 in Chicago, but moved to the San Francisco area in the 1920s and soon occupied a prominent role in the musical life of Northern California. Under his directorship, the San Francisco Federal Music Project achieved widespread popular acclaim, as the papers in the collection attest. Many Bay Area citizens and reporters supported Bacon in his conflict with the State and National Directors of the Federal Musi...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Gaburo, Kenneth

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American composer and teacher. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : La Jolla, Ca., 29 January 1979, to Joseph Chouinard, 1979 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270913846 Jean V. Cutler (1927 -2010) choreographer, director, and Professor of Theater was born in Hampton, Virginia, in 1927. Performing at an early age, Cutler developed an enduring interest in film and experimental theater, including poetic theater, surrealism and futurism....

Hoover, Kathleen and Cage, John.

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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...

Tcherepnin, Ivan

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Commissioned by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (1984).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Explorations : for chamber ensemble / Ivan Tcherepnin. [1984?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 168084213 Commissioned by Boston University for LEA III and its founder and conductor, Theodore Antoniou with funds from a New Works Program award of the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the...

Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was an American composer. During the years 1964 and 1965 Copland wrote, conducted, narrated, and hosted a series of twelve television programs entitled Music in the 20s = Music in the Twenties. The transcripts described in this collection were transcribed from filmed interviews recorded live at the WGBH studios in Boston, Mass. between 1964 Nov. 11 and 1965 Jan. 26. These unedited, preliminary tape recordings later formed the basis of the series...

Fussell, Charles

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Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259

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Schuyler, James

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Biography Born on November 9, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, James Marcus Schuyler experienced a peripatetic childhood. His family lived for a time in Downer's Grove, a suburb of Chicago, then Washington, D.C., and later Chevy Chase, Maryland. His parents divorced early in Schuyler's childhood and he remained with his mother and step-father. At the age of twelve, his family moved to Buffalo, New York, and two years later to East Aurora, a suburb ...

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 :...

Watts, Schuyler.

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Bela, Nicholas

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Hoover, Kathleen O'Donnell

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Hoover was the Chair of the Memorabilia Committee of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, which was associated with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863494 ...

Partch, Harry, 1901-1974

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Biography Harry Partch was born in Oakland, CA on June 24, 1901; both his parents had been Presbyterian missionaries in China who endured the Boxer Rebellion. By the age of 20, he had moved through parts of the Midwest and East Coast, then back through Northern and Southern California before settling in San Diego in 1964. He began his early musical training playing clarinet, harmonium, viola, piano, and guitar and composing music using a temp...

Koch, Kenneth

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Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987

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Architectural historian, critic, museum director, and influential teacher. Died 1987. From the description of Henry-Russell Hitchcock letters to Dorothy Stroud and John N. Summerson, 1946-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83551893 Architectural historian. From the description of Lectures on architecture, 1948 Jan.-May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79723075 Hitchcock (1903-1987) was an architectural historian. From the description of Henr...

Capote, Truman, 1924-1984

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED American author. From the guide to the Truman Capote ephemera Collection, 1949-1988., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Truman Capote (1924- ), American author. From the description of Truman Capote papers, 1939-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476609 Truman Capote is an American writer. From the description of Truman Capote fonds. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848368...

Katz, Leon

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Turok, Paul, 1929-2012

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Appearing at Galveston, Texas, in the early 1800's under the name "Old Rosin, the bow," the theme of these variations spread to New England as "Acres of Clams," and finally as "Lincoln and liberty," figured in the 1860 presidential campaign.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Variations on an American song, op. 20 / Paul Turok. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 76952479 ...

Lang, Paul Henry, 1901-1971

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Surinach, Carlos

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Title refers to the Desert Fathers, early Christian monks who were nicknamed "Athletae Dei." Composed 1960. First performance 54th Street Theatre, New York, 27 April 1960, Martha Graham and Company.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Acrobats of God : ballet for chamber orchestra / Carlos Surinach. [1960] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55739155 Composed 1945. First performance Barcelona, Spain, 8 April 1945, Barcelona Municipal Orchestr...

Dorian, Frederick

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Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997

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Originally composed as the slow movement of Sonata, for cello and piano; transcribed for string orchestra, 1940 at the request of Dmitri Mitropoulos. First performance by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Minneapolis, Apr. 4, 1941, Dmitri Mitropoulos (to whom the work is dedicated) conducting--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Slow piece for string orchestra / Ross Lee Finney. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51793878 Commissioned...

Cardell, Victor

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Levin, Harry, 1910-1965

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Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

Haulleville, Eric de

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Kierman, Carson.

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Pinkham, Daniel

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Pinkham (1923- ) is an American composer. From the description of Scores, 1949-1972. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79458343 From the description of Additional scores, 1969-1972. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84276168 From the description of Additional scores, 1970. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82211169 From the guide to the Daniel Pinkham additional scores, 1970., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Unive...

Howitt, Wayne Andrew.

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Creagh, Patrick.

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Luening, Otto, 1900-1996

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American composer, teacher, conductor, and flutist. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [New York?], 11 September 1981, to Mr. Allen, 1981 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874496 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 22 July 1992, to Joseph Chouinard, 1992 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270930274 Composer. From the description of Reminiscences of Otto Luening : oral history, 1979. ...

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...

Sims, Ezra, 1928-....

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Fukushima, Kazuo, 1930-

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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...

Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969

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Douglas Moore was a composer and teacher; Ethan Ayer wrote song lyrics which were set by Moore for the 1961 theatrical production of The wings of the dove, based on the novel by Henry James. From the guide to the Letters to Ethan Ayer, 1960 and undated., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Composed 1931. First performance under original title, Overture Babbit, New York, 11 December 1932, Manhattan Symphony Orchestra, th...

Rorem, Ned, 1923-....

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Composer and author. From the description of Oral history conducted by Vivian Perlis, March 31, 1997. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155905487 Commissioned by Nikolai Sokoloff and the Musical Arts Society of La Jolla, California. Composed 1956. First performance La Jolla, California, 5 August 1956, Nikolai Sokoloff conductor. Dedicated to Nikolai Sokoloff and the Musical Arts Society of La Jolla, California.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. Fr...

Butts, Mary

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Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995

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Composed 1933. First performance Hollywood Bowl, 13 July 1933, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fragment of chorus from "Orestes" of Euripides : from a conjectural version (400 B.C.) / arranged by Nicolas Slonimsky. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54759973 Movements 1-6 and 8 originally composed 1928 in Studies in Black and White for piano. Transcribed and Valse added, 1941. First performance Buenos Aire...

Shere, Charles

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Charles Shere (b. Berkeley, CA 20 Aug 1935). Composer. He attended the University of California, Berkeley (BA in English Literature, 1960), studied composition with Luciano Berio and Robert Erickson, conducting with Gerhard Samuel. He was director for the radio station KPFA, Berkeley (1967-74) and produced music programs for KQED, San Francisco (1967-74). From 1973 to 1978 he edited and published Ear, a monthly magazine devoted to avant-garde music. Shere received many commissions from Bay Area ...

Astaire, Fred, 1899-1987

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Fred Astaire (b. Frederick Austerlitz May 10, 1899, Omaha, NE–d. June 22, 1987, Los Angeles, CA) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential dancers in the history of film and television musicals. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he starred in more than 10 Broadway and London musicals, made 31 musical films, 4 television specials, and issued num...

Golub, Peter

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Geiringer, Karl, 1899-1989

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Rouse, Mikel

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Dlugoszewski, Lucia, 1931-

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Auden, W. H. and Chester Kallman.

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Mabille, Pierre

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Lutyens, Elisabeth, 1906-

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Boulanger, Nadia, 1887-1979

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French composer and music teacher. From the description of [Letter] 1977 October 27 [to] Dear Mr. Wilson 1977. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 755584222 Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was a Parisian composer, music teacher and conductor. From the description of Nadia Boulanger American music scores, 1925-1937 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612769739 French composer and composition teacher. From the d...

Urbano, Jorge d'

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Cingria, Charles Albert

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Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

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African-American poet, anthologist, translator, playwright and an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Cullen was graduated from De Witt Clinton High School in New York City and from New York University in 1925. While attending NYU he held a part-time job as a doorman at the Grolier Club, a New York City bibliophile society. He took post-graduate work at Harvard University and received an M.A. From the description of TLS : Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Frederick B. Coykendall, ...

Rozen, Jay

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Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-

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Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000384 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Paris conservatory, Martinon took composition with A...

Lister, Rodney

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BLAKE, BRAXTON

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Hughes, Langston

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Beveridge, Thomas, 1938-

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Blitzstein, Marc

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Marc Blitzstein was an American composer of theater works and oratorios. Shortly before his death in 1964, the Ford Foundation commissioned him to write an opera on the subject of Sacco and Vanzetti for production by the Metropolitan Opera, but the work was not finished. From the guide to the Letters received, 1960-1963, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) ...

Barber, Samuel

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Epithet: American composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x00006a Epithet: Reverend; Fellow of the Meteorological Soc British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x00008a ...

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...

Kernis, Aaron Jay

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Tyler, Parker

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American film critic and writer. From the description of Letter : New York, to Joseph Wood Krutch, 1936 May 29. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32416004 ...

Schippers, Thomas

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Epithet: American conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000093 ...

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...

Leisner, David

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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...

Chase, Gilbert

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Yellin, Victor Fell

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Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967

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Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, and educationist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and autograph postcards signed (2), dated : Budapest, Paris, London, and Brussels, 1948 and 1950, to Sir Ivor Atkins in Worcester, 1948 June 4 and 1948 June 2 and 1950 Feb. 8 and 1948 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578936 From the description of "Uj esztendőt köszöntő" : autograph manuscript, 1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566555 ...

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 ...

Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003

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Composer and teacher at Black Mountain College (1951-1952). From the description of Lou Harrison papers, 1946-1971. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28418179 Composed 1940. First performance Oakland, California, 18 July 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Canticle / Lou Harrison. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52199133 American composer. From the description of Interview conduc...

Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967

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Toklas was a writer and companion to Gertrude Stein. From the guide to the Alice B. Toklas letters to William Alfred, 1951-1961., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Biographical Note Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was an author and the life partner of Gertrude Stein. Don Frank is the son of one of Toklas' childhood friends. After his service in the armed forces, he met Toklas in Europe. ...

Damon, S. Foster

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American poet. Professor in Department of English, Brown University, 1927-1963. Curator of the Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays, John Hay Library, Brown University, 1930-1963. From the description of Letter, 1956, January 17, Providence, Rhode Island, to Mr. Jonah. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639408 Poet, dramatist, Blake scholar. Professor of English at Brown University and Curator of Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays. From the d...

Wheeler, Scott

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Massot, Pierre de

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Maceda, Jose

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Biography Jose Maceda was a specialist in both Indonesian and Filipino music and has conducted fieldwork research in both Indonesia and the Philippines. Born in Manila, he studied piano in Paris, France, and San Francisco, musicology at Columbia University, anthropology at Northwestern University, and ethnomusicology at UCLA. Maceda completed his doctoral degree in ethnomusicology at UCLA (1963). His dissertation is entitled "Music of the Mag...

Lowell, Robert, 1816-1891

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Protestant Episcopal clergyman and poet. From the description of Letters to the Rev. Julius Hammond Ward [manuscript], 1864-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812010 ...

Mehta, Zubin

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000624.0x0002e7 Conductor. From the description of Oral history conducted by Sharon Eisenhour, February 12, 1991. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155891558 Conductor. Mehta has been the Music Director of the New York Philharmonic since 1978. From the description of Correspondenc...

Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001

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American author. From the description of Typed letter signed : Jackson, Miss., to Charles Ryskamp, Director of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1985 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875021 The short story writer and novelist Eudora Alice Welty was born on April 13, 1909, in Jackson, Miss. In 1946 she published Delta wedding, her first novel. Her novel The optimist's daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969. She was a lecturer and writer-in-residence at numerous colleges....

Byrd, Joe

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Abravanel, Maurice, 1903-

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Chávez, Carlos, 1899-

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Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991

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Composer; wife participates in final interview. From the description of Reminiscences of Elie Siegmeister and Mrs. Elie Siegmeister : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725333 ...

Goldman, Daniel Franko.

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Clarke, Henry Leland

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Henry Leland Clarke, composer and professor of music, was born in New Hampshire in 1907. He received his undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees from Harvard University, where he studied composition with Gustav Holst; later he studied under Nadia Boulanger, Hans Weisse, and Otto Luening. Clarke taught at a number of colleges and universities, including the University of Washington. He retired from the University of Washington as professor emeritus in 1977 and died in 1992. In addition to h...

Escot, Pozzi.

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Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987

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Architectural historian, critic, museum director, and influential teacher. Died 1987. From the description of Henry-Russell Hitchcock letters to Dorothy Stroud and John N. Summerson, 1946-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83551893 Architectural historian. From the description of Lectures on architecture, 1948 Jan.-May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79723075 Hitchcock (1903-1987) was an architectural historian. From the description of Henr...

Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981

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

Satie, Erik, 1865-1925

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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...

Williams, W. C.

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Berman, Leonid.

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Bolcom, William

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American composer, pianist, and author. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3), and Autograph letter signed, dated : Ann Arbor, 12 and 28 April 1981, and 21 June 1988, and [New York, 15? May 1988], to Jim Fuld, 1981 Apr. 12 and 28, 1988 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874434 William Bolcom is a composer and pianist. Joan Morris is a mezzo-soprano. They are both members of the University of Michigan School of Music faculty. Bolcom and Morris have giv...

Berg, Christopher, 1966-

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Křenek, Ernst

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Krenek was an Austro-American composer. Robert Holliday was the director of the Hamline University Choir, St. Paul, Minn. Krenek was chair of the Hamline University Music Dept. the first six years of Holliday's tenure as director. From the description of Letters : to Robert Holliday, 1943-1976. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33996728 Commissioned by The Louisville Orchestra. Composed 1954. First performance Louisville, Kentucky, 12 February 1955, ...

Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-

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Kennedy, John Brodbin

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Knights of Columbus. From the description of Letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1923 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270722632 ...

Allen, Betty, 1930-

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Grosser, Maurice, 1903-1986

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Painter, designer, critic, writer; New York, N.Y. From the description of Maurice Grosser papers, [undated] and 1919-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502399 ...

Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-1978

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Beginning in 1934, Lincoln Kirstein put efforts towards producing a ballet entitled Tom, inspired by Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's cabin. Kirstein first commisioned a libretto from poet E.E. Cummings and music from Virgil Thompson. These initial efforts, however, were rejected by choreographer George Balanchine. The following year, Kirstein comissioned set and costume designs from Ben Shahn and a new score from Nicolas Nabokov, working with both artists, as well as Balan...

Kirstein, Lincoln

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American ballet director, writer, and dance historian, 1907-1995. Lincoln Kirstein was born in Rochester, NY, educated at Harvard (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1930). He married Fidelma Cadmus, sister of artist, Paul Cadmus, in 1941 and served in the U.S. Army 1943-45. He co-founded School of American Ballet with George Balanchine and Edward M.M. Warburg in 1934. Participated in the founding and/or direction of American Ballet in 1935, Ballet Caravan 1936-41, Ballet Society in 1946, and became general direct...

Heghinian, Rose.

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Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Spizizen, Louise M.

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Kirstein, Lincoln

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American ballet director, writer, and dance historian, 1907-1995. Lincoln Kirstein was born in Rochester, NY, educated at Harvard (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1930). He married Fidelma Cadmus, sister of artist, Paul Cadmus, in 1941 and served in the U.S. Army 1943-45. He co-founded School of American Ballet with George Balanchine and Edward M.M. Warburg in 1934. Participated in the founding and/or direction of American Ballet in 1935, Ballet Caravan 1936-41, Ballet Society in 1946, and became general direct...

Corigliano, John, 1938-....

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The work was first performed on May 11, 2007 under the title Jamestown hymn. From the description of Jamestown fanfare, [ca. 2006]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 266075500 American composer. From the description of "For Zoltan / Birthday / Greeting / John Corigliano." : autograph manuscript, 1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270562367 ...

Thomson, John Bain.

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Foss, Lukas

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Lukas Foss (b. Aug. 15, 1922, in Berlin; d. Feb. 1, 2009, in New York City) was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. From the description of Lukas Foss papers, circa 1926-2000 (bulk 1936-1995). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130018 Composed 1955-58. First performance Pittsburgh, 24 October 1958, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony of chorales : for orchestra : ...

Fennimore, Joseph

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De Mille, Agnes

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Agnes George de Mille was born in New York City, September 18, 1905, daughter of film producer, William de Mille and Anna (George) de Mille, daughter of economist Henry George. When Agnes was nine years old the family moved to Hollywood where her uncle, Cecil B. de Mille, was a motion picture director. Agnes entered university at age sixteen graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in English. Although she began dancing in her early teens, it was not ...

Creshevsky, Noah

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Composer, and Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York, Brooklyn College. From the description of Noah Creshevsky Collection, 1966-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144619241 (b. Rochester, NY, 31 Jan 1945). American composer. After early musical studies at the Eastman School (1950-61), he studied with Boulanger at the Ecole Normale de Musique (1963-4), with Thomson at SUNY, Buffalo (BFA 1966) and with Berio at the Juilliard School (M...

Tucker, Alfred.

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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...

Lieberson, Goddard, 1911-1977

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CBS recording executive, composer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 28, 1976 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861159 Composer, network executive; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Goddard Lieberson : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451681 Composed 1936. First performance New York, 7 February...

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 ...

Houseman, John.

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Biography Born Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest, Romania on September 22, 1902, of a Alsatian father and English mother; attended Clifton College Preparatory School, Bristol, England, 1916-1918; moved to U.S. in 1924; was grain export businessman while doing freelance writing and translating plays; entered theatrical production and direction upon collapse of stock market; by early 1930s was writing, producing and directing for New York stage; s...

Russo, William

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Weiner, Stanley, 1935-

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Pons, Lily, 1898-1976

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French-American coloratura soprano and movie actress who performed at the Metropilitan Opera and toured with American forces in North Africa, Europe, and the China/Burma/India theaters in World War II. In her later years, Pons lived in Dallas, Tex. From the description of Lily Pons collection, 1944-1976. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185420 ...

Mitropoulos, Dmitri, 1896-1960.

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Boulez, Pierre

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French composer and conductor. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (5), Typewritten letter, and Autograph envelope, dated London and Baden-Baden, 1971-1975, to Joan Peyser, 1971-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992184 French Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x00027d ...

De Bliquy, Marc

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Barraud, Henry, 1900-1997

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 11 June 1958, to [René Dumesnil], 1958 June 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671960 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Pari...

Dlugoszewksi, Lucia, 1931-

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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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Gertrude Stein (b. February 3, 1874, Allegheny, PA-d. July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She moved to Paris and acquired a love for modern painting. Stein began building a personal collection of major artists, many of whom became her friends and formed the core of her regular salons. In 1907, as Stein was struggling to establish herself as a writer, she met Alice Babette Toklas, a fellow American who had come to P...

Abbott, Jere

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Vinton, John

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Tulan, Fred

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Comden, Betty

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Betty Comden, part of the successful team of Comden and Green, collaborated as a lyricists with Adolph Green from 1938 until the his death in 2002. Betty Comden was born in 1919 in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from New York University, she began her career as a performer and writer in a cabaret act called The Revuers . Adolph Green was born in 1915 in the Bronx, New York. After a short career on Wall Street, Mr. Green joined The Revuers in 1938 and the Comden and Green team was formed. C...

Gershwin, Ira, 1896-

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Cima, Annalisa.

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Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906

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Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Mangan, Sherry, 1904-

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Sherry Mangan (1904-1961) was a journalist, poet, translator, and Trotskyist. He was a foreign correspondent for Time, Life, and Fortune in Paris and Buenos Aires. He was active in the Fourth International. He wrote under his own name and under the following pseudonyms: John Niall, Sean Niall, Owen Pilar, Terence Phelan, Patrick O'Daniel, and Patrice. From the description of Papers, 1923-1961. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122656019 From the guide to the Sherry M...

Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982

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Composer, conductor, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Lehman Engel : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597833 ...

Rudhyar, Dane

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Kay, Ulysses, 1917-1995

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Composed 1940. First performance Rochester, 16 April 1940, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, Robert Sprenkle.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for oboe / Ulysses Kay. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52529397 Composed 1946. First performance Washington, D.C., 9 May 1948, National Gallery Orchestra, Richard Bales conductor, Leonard Shifrin soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the descriptio...

Ginastera, Alberto, 1916-1983

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Argentine composer. From the description of "Los peones de hacienda, del ballet Estancia.", 1947 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919811 First performance by the Orquesta del Servicio Oficial de Difusión Radio Eléctrica (SODRE), Montevideo, Uruguay, July 18, 1941, Lamberto Baldi conducting, Hugo Balzo (to whom the work is dedicated) at the piano.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concierto argentino : para piano y orquesta / Alberto E. Gin...

Cluzel, Raphaël.

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Joyce, James, 1882-1941

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James Augustus Aloysius Joyce was born on February 2, 1882, in Rathgar, a borough of Dublin, Ireland, the eldest of ten children who survived infancy. In 1888 he was enrolled at Clongowes Wood College, a Jesuit boarding school near Dublin, where he stayed until 1891. Thereafter he attended Belvedere College, and then University College, Dublin, where he graduated in 1902 with a major in Italian. While at UCD Joyce wrote a paper in defense of Henrik Ibsen's drama called Drama and Life, which was ...

Albee, Edward, 1928-....

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Playwright. Alan Schneider b. 1917, d. 1984. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Albee and Alan Schneider : oral history, [1960-1961?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147359 American author, director and producer, Edward Albee has won numerous awards for his plays. From the description of Edward Albee scripts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652505 Edward Albee, playwright. ...

Lloyd, Caroline, 1968-...

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Cliquet-Pleyel, Henri, 1894-1963

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White, John Reeves, 1924-1984

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Salazar, Adolfo

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Spanish writer on music and literature, and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Toledo June 26 1916, to G[eorges] Jean-Aubry, 1916 June 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668670 From the description of Autograph letters signed (4), autograph postcards signed (5) and typewritten letters signed (2), dated : Paris, Madrid, Brussels, Berlin, and Prague, 1919-1928, to Louise Alvar, 1921 June 8. and 1925 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270...

Edwards, Alice M.

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Adorno, T. W.

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Larson, Jack

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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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Gertrude Stein (b. February 3, 1874, Allegheny, PA-d. July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She moved to Paris and acquired a love for modern painting. Stein began building a personal collection of major artists, many of whom became her friends and formed the core of her regular salons. In 1907, as Stein was struggling to establish herself as a writer, she met Alice Babette Toklas, a fellow American who had come to P...

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

Denby, Edwin, 1903-1983

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Kirchner, Leon

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Leon Kirchner (1919 - 2009) was an American composer, pianist and conductor. Born in Brooklyn, NY, to Russian Jewish immigrants, his family moved to Los Angeles when he was nine years old. He studied with Ernst Bloch while attending the University of California at Berkeley. Bloch recommended Kirchner to Arnold Schoenberg, who became Kirchner's primary mentor and influence; he also studied with Roger Sessions. Kirchner was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1948, after which he taugh...

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...

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...

Jones, Charles

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Epithet: Solicitor to the Admiralty British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x00012a Epithet: American composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00002d Epithet: of Add MS 32863 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000441.0x000217 Epithet: S...

Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-....

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Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991

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American pianist. From the description of The John Kirkpatrick papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702150415 Professor of Music. Pianist and professor of Music, Cornell University. From the description of John Kirkpatrick papers, 1951-1965. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74898137 b New York Epithet: pianist British Library Archives and Manus...

Harte, Glynn Boyd

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Hundley, Richard

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Williams, Jonathan, Dr.

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Jonathan Williams was a merchant and army officer, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1787. From the guide to the Jonathan Williams selected papers, 1771-1813, 1771-1813, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Berger, Arthur 1912-

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Buchanan, Briggs.

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Singing label on discarded envelope

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Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973

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Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (17) and autograph postcards signed (6), one letter partly in the hand of Anna Malipiero, one card also signed by Anna Malipiero, Alfredo Casella, Manuel de Falla, and Lionel Tertis, dated : Venice, Asolo, Rome, Milan, Paris, Naples, [and other places], 1919-1926, to Louise Alvar, 1919-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581657 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 24 March 1919,...

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750

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From the partita no. 2 for solo violin by J.S. Bach.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Bach's chaconne / transcribed for large orchestra by Louis Gesensway. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 144609295 Arranged 1856. First performance same year at the Philharmonic concerts, Vienna, von H. Esser conductor. Elgar's coda added subsequently.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Toccata : für die Orgel / compon...

Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965

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Composed 1916-18. The original ms. had a pencilled-in note saying: "This is the only copy anywhere." See note from Mrs. Cowell 19 Nov. 1959: "The first symphony is a student work, and I hope earnestly for it not to be performed." This is a facsimile of the composer's holograph score, according to Bill Lichtenwanger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in B minor / Henry Cowell. 1918. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207014 Compo...

Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Harris, Roy, 1898-1979

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Commissioned by the Rockefeller Foundation for the Rockefeller FIlm Project. Composed as film score 1940-41. First performance (recording for the film) New York, 21 January 1941, Roy Harris conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of One-tenth of a nation / Roy Harris. [1940?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 226966329 Composed 1949-51. First performance Wilmington, North Carolina, 21 March 1984.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

Schuman, William, 1910-

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Crevel, René.

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Glanville-Hicks, Peggy

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Epithet: Australian composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000283 ...

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...

Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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American expatriate writer and novelist. From the description of Letter to Bob Sharrard, 1986 December. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097458 American expatriate author living in Morocco. From the description of Papers of Paul Bowles [manuscript], 1957-1984 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821107 American expatriate writer. From the description of Paul Bowles letter to Bob Sharrard [manuscript], 1987 March...

Thorne, Francis

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American jazz musician and composer. From the description of Interview, Dec. 2, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861548 Prolific American composer Francis Thorne (born 1922) is well known for his work in a variety of genres, as well as for his service in music administration. Born in Bay Shore, New York, Thorne came from a musical family. His father had been a ragtime pianist and his grandfather, Gu...

Beecham, Thomas, 1879-1961

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Purdy, James, 1914-2009

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James Otis Purdy (July 17, 1914 - March 13, 2009) was an American novelist, short story-writer, poet, and playwright who debuted in 1956. Purdy was born in Hicksville, Ohio, and attended Bowling Green State College (now Bowling Green State University), the University of Chicago and the University of Puebla in Mexico. His most well-known works are the novels "Malcolm" and "The Nephew.": From the guide to the James Purdy papers, 1956-1973, (Ohio University) ...

Cage, John, 1912-1992

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John Cage was born in Los Angeles in 1912. He studied composition with Richard Buhlig, Henry Cowell, Adolph Weiss, and Arnold Schoenberg. In 1938 he began working as an accompanist for dance and a teacher at the Cornish School of the Arts in Seattle, Washington. It was here that he first met the dancer Merce Cunningham, with whom he would have a lifelong working relationship. Together they were responsible for a number of radical innovations in musical and choreographic compositions, such as the...

Canteloube, Joseph, 1879-1957

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First performed in Paris at the Opéra, 26 June 1933. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of Vercingétorix : epopée lyrique en 4 actes : poème de Etienne Clémental et J.H. Louwyck, musique de Joseph Canteloube (1930-1931) : manuscript, 1932, Mai. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232649264 Opera first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 26 June 1933. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of Vercingétorix : epopée lyrique. 1. Fanfare / de MM....

Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x0002db Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) was an American conductor. Upon graduating from the Royal College of Music in 1900, Stokowski performed as an organist and choral director for several years in England, Europe, and the U.S. before becoming director of the Cincinnati Orchestra in 1909. His distinguished conducting career included appearances and dire...

MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-

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MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitizer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard. From the guide to the Plays, 1957-1968., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor of Rhetoric...

Elkus, Jonathan.

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Jonathan Britton Elkus (b. San Francisco, CA, August 8, 1931). Composer, arranger, editor, and teacher. He studied composition with Charles Cushing and William Denny at the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1953), with Ernst Bacon and Leonard Ratner at Stanford University (MA 1957), and with Darius Milhaud at Mills College (1957). He taught at Lehigh University from 1957 and to 1973 and became director of music at Cape Cod Academy in 1979. He presently teaches at the University of Californi...

Dahl, Ingolf, 1912-1970

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Ramey, Phillip

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Rabinof, Sylvia Smith

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Beatty, Talley

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Kochnitzky, Léon.

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Mangan, Sherry.

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Stettheimer, Florine, 1871-1944

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED American artist, theatrical set designer. Stettheimer is perhaps best known for the lavish sets and costumes she designed for the first American production, in 1934, of Gertrude Stein's opera Four Saints In Three Acts, with music by Virgil Thomson. From the guide to the Florine Stettheimer Papers, [ca. 1920]-1940, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) American artist, theatrical set designer. Stettheimer is perha...

Albright, Janet.

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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. ...

O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), American artist....

Antheil, George, 1900-1959

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George Antheil, 1900-1959, composer of ultramodern music in the 1920's, prominent in the Parisian literary and artistic avant-garde of the period; subsequently composer of film scores in Hollywood as well as orchestral works and ballets; after 1939 composing in a more traditional style. From the description of George Antheil papers, 1919-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460879070 Composer. From the description of An explana...

Koehne, Graeme, 1956-

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Cobb, Donald

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Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

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American fiction writer. From the description of Papers of William Faulkner [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809728 From the description of Jacket, [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811922 From the description of Uncorrected galley proof of The Faulkner reader [manuscript], 1954 April 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809700 From the description of Photograph, 1962 Mar. 2...

Ormandy, Eugene

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000699.0x0001db Conductor; Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, 1938-1980. From the description of Oral history conducted by Herbert Kupferberg, October 1969. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213481085 From the description of Oral history conducted by Herbert Kupferberg, October 1969. (University of Pennsyl...

Dello Joio, Norman

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Composed 1949. First performance La Jolla, California, 21 August 1949, Musical Arts Society, Nicolai Sokoloff conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of New York profiles : a suite for orchestra / Norman Dello Joio. 1949. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207262 Composed 1945. First performance Pittsburgh, 4 January 1946, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description ...

Downes, Olin

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American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 April 1932 and 16 June 1939, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565951 Olin Downes (1886-1955), American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955). From the description of Olin Downes manuscripts, [ca. 1926-1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476554 From the description of O...

Webster, John

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 237 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001028.0x000014 Epithet: of Stowe Ch 288 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001028.0x000015 Epithet: of Bromley Kent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x0001d8 Epithet: of Wilnecote ...

Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981

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Art Historian and first director of the Museum of Modern Art. From the description of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. papers, 1927-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516895 Correspondence and biographical material collected by Alfred H. Barr, Jr. (1902-1981) on Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956). From the description of Barr/Feininger material, 1927-1944, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122531411 Museum director, curator, and critic; New York, N.Y. ...

Toynbee, Philip

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