Louis Kaufman Collection 1925-2008

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Louis Kaufman Collection, 1925-2008

Louis Kaufman Collection 1925-2008

Louis Kaufman was an American violinist. His wife, Annette Leibole Kaufman, was a pianist who served as his accompanist for over fifty years. The collection contains materials related to their personal lives and professional careers, including correspondence with many notable musical and artistic figures of the 20th century, concert programs, photographs, scrapbooks, subject files, and other miscellaneous materials.

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Rochberg, George

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Composed in 1949; revised in 1957.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Capriccio / George Rochberg. [1957?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 236485838 Originally part of Symphony no. 1. Composed as a separate work, 1949. First performance New York, 23 April 1953, New York Philharmonic, Dimitri Mitropoulos conductor. Winner of the 8th annual George Gershwin Memorial Award, 1952.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of ...

Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987

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Violinist Jascha Heifetz was born on Feb. 2, 1901, in Vilnius, Lithuania. He studied violin with Leopold Auer at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He embarked on an international career in 1912, became an American citizen in 1925, and continued to concertize and record until 1972. He died in Los Angeles on Dec. 10, 1987. From the description of Jascha Heifetz collection, 1802-1987 (bulk 1911-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71055203 Jascha Heifetz, legendary American vio...

Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974

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Milhaud was born in Aix-en-Provence on September 4, 1892. As a child he improvised melodies at the piano and soon took up the violin. He entered the Paris Conservatoire in 1909, studying the violin with Berthelier, ensemble with Lefèvre, harmony with Leroux, counterpoint with André Gédalge, composition and fugue with Charles-Marie Widor, and conducting with Vincent d'Indy. He received first "accessit" in violin and counterpoint, and second in fugue, winning the Prix Lepaulle for composition. Mil...

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....

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...

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...

Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978

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Composed 1925. First performance by the Orchestre Straram, Paris, Jun 11, 1931, Nicolas Slonismky conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Energía / Carlos Chávez. [1925] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206586 Mexican composer. From the description of Album leaf. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919783 Conductor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [ca. 1960]. (Unknown). Wor...

Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994

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Louis Kaufman, b. 1905, Art collector, musician. From the description of Oral history interview with Louis Kaufman, 1985 Feb. 15 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007157 Louis Kaufman (b. May 10, 1905, in Portland, Oregon; d. Feb. 9, 1994, Los Angeles, Calif.) was a violinist. His wife, Annette Leibole Kaufman was a pianist who served as his accompanist for more than fifty years. From the description of Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008. (Unk...

Kaufman, Annette

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Annette Leibole Kaufman was born November 1914. She married Louis Kaufman in 1932. Annette was a world-famous pianist and accompanied Louis for many years. She co-authored a book with her husband called "A Fiddler's Tale: How Hollywood and Vivaldi Discovered Me" which was published in 2003. From the description of Annette Kaufman recording of Louis Kaufman memorial service, 1994 March 6 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 424621408 From the guide to the Annette...

Kreisler, Fritz

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Originally composed for violin and piano. Attributed by Kreisler to Pugnani when first published by Carl Fischer in 1910. This transcription 1919.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Praeludium und Allegro / A. Pugnani- F. Kreisler. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52596205 Fritz Kreisler (b. Feb. 2, 1875, in Vienna; d. Jan. 29, 1962, in New York) was a violinist and composer. From the description of Fritz Kreisler colle...

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...

Cousins, Norman

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Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...

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...

Lopatnikoff, Nikolai, 1903-1976

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From the opera in three acts and ten scenes. Composed 1930-32. Suite extracted 1933.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Danton suite : suite from the opera "Danton," op. 20 / Nikolai Lopatnikoff. [1965] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52833186 Nikolai Lopatnikoff (b. Mar. 16, 1903, in Revel (now Tallinn), Estonia; d. Oct. 7, 1976, in Pittsburgh) was a composer. His family settled in Heidelberg after the Russian Revolution of 1917 and in ...

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...

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,...

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario, 1895-1968

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Composer. From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069522 From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069519 From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069523 From the description of Mario...

With, Karl, 1891-1980

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Karl With was a professor, curator and museum director in his native Germany and in his adopted home, the United States. He published several works on Asian art and taught for many years at UCLA. From the description of Karl With papers, 1907-1984 (bulk 1945-1966). (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84393670 Biographical/Historical Note The art historian Karl With (1891-1980) was a professor, curator and muse...

Powell, Maud, 1867-1920

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Noted concert violinist. From the description of Maud Powell autograph, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 70918676 ...

Burli︠u︡k, David, 1882-1967

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Painter, poet, and editor; New York, N.Y. b. 1882 Died Jan. 1967, at age 84. From the description of David Burliuk papers, 1926-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122634 Painter, poet, editor; New York, N.Y. b. 1882 Died Jan. 1967, at age 84. From the description of David Burliuk interview, 1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83456916 David Davidovich Burliuk (1882-1967) was a Russian-Am...

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. ...

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...

Finzi, Gerald, 1901-1956

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0001cd Gerald Finzi (1901-56) was a composer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Autograph and copyists' manuscripts of Gerald Finzi's, Requiem da camera, 1924-84, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) From the guide to the Music manuscripts of Gerald Finzi, [ca. 1945-56], (Universit...

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...

Toch, Ernst

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A native of Vienna, Toch emigrated to Great Britain in 1933 and shortly later to the U.S. After the war he stayed in Europe for a time and then returned to the U.S. in 1952. Lilly Toch (née Zwack) was Ernst's wife; they married in 1916. Ernst and Lilly appear to have been good friends of Alma Mahler. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1948-1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864622 Austrian composer, pianist, and teacher, n...

Gould, Morton

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Composed 1934. First performance Jan. 2, 1936, Philadelphia, at a concert for Youth, by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chorale and fugue in jazz / by Morton Gould. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51998771 American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist (b. Dec. 10, 1913 in New York; d. Feb. 21,1996 in Orlando, Florida). From the description of Morton G...

Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941

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Painter, poet and composer. From the description of Louis Eilshemuis letter and business card [manuscript], 1925 Aug 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174964755 Painter, mathematician, composer, writer. New York, New York. From the description of Louis M. Eilshemius letter to Mr. W.J.F., 1935 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80438534 Painter, draftsman, writer, composer; New York, New York. Born 1864. Died 1941. From th...

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. ...

Milhaud, Madeleine.

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Cousin and wife of Darius Milhaud. From the description of Printed Christmas card signed and autograph postal card signed, dated : [Oakland, 24 December 1962 and Aspen, 24 June 1967], to Joseph Chouinard, 1962 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270958304 ...

Avery, Milton, 1885-1965

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Milton Avery (1885-1965) was a painter in New York, N.Y. Year of birth has always been given as 1893; however, both the federal census report of 1900 and February 18, 1892 election district records for the town of Albion indicate that the actual year of birth was 1885. From the description of Milton Avery papers, 1926-1982, bulk 1950-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123373514 Milton Avery (1885-1965) was born in Altmar, New York and ...

Bennett, Robert Russell, 1974

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Composed 1931. First performance Rochester, 9 December 1932, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto grosso : for small dance band and symphony orchestra / Robert Russell Bennett ; in the form of "Sketches from an American Theatre." [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886632 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From th...

Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995

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Originally composed for piano, 1946. Transcribed 1958. First performance Vienna, 1958, State Orchestra of Vienna, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Kaleidoscope : six short pieces for small orchestra, op. 19a / by Miklós Rózsa. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53893399 Hungarian-born musician/composer Miklós Rózsa (April 18, 1907-July 23, 1995) studied in Leipzig under Hermann Grabner and Theodor Kroye...

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

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Epithet: American composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000325 American composer of Austro-Hungarian birth. From the description of [Die tote Stadt. Vocal score]. [1920?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566562 Luzi Korngold (born Luise von Sonnenthal) and Erich Wolfgang Korngold married in 1924. After Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel moved to California in 1941, the Korngolds were...

Sinatra, Frank

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The son of italian immigrants, Frank Sinatra began singing and doing impersonations in school which led to his future career as singer with the Hoboken Four in 1935. The quartet broke up in 1936 and Frank started working his way through the music industry until he finally got his big break in 1940. He would become one of Hollywood's leading men for the next two decades and a constant music hall draw after that until very close to the day he died in 1998. (Adapted from the Official Sinatra Family...

Herrmann, Bernard

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American composer and conductor Bernard Herrmann was born in New York City on June 29, 1911. He attended New York University and the Julliard School of Music. In 1933 he formed the New Chamber Orchestra. Herrmann joined CBS in 1934 as a composer-conductor and from 1936 to 1940 he composed incidental music for a number of radio show episodes. In the following years Herrmann composed music for concert works, operas, film productions and television series. He composed his most famous film scores fo...

Martinu, Bohuslav 1890-1959

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Composed 1946. First performance Basel, Switzerland, 21 January 1947.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Toccata e due canzoni / B. Martinů. [1946] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52855434 Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation. Composed 1942. First performance Boston, 13 November 1942, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1 / by B....

Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966

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Commissioned by the Little Symphony Society of St. Louis, 1937. Composed 1937. First performance St. Louis, 2 July 1937, St. Louis Little Symphony, Hans Lange conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance in 3 time / by Quincy Porter. c1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53342913 Commissioned by the Columbia Broadcasting System. Composed 1938. First performance over CBS Radio from New York, summer 1938, CBS Orchestra. For Dance ...

Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969

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< Born Vladimir Alexandrovitch Dukelsky, Parafianove, Minsk 1916 1919 Studied composition with Reinhold Glière and Marian Dombrovsky at the Kiev Conservatory 1920 Fled the Revolution with his family, settling first in Constantinople ...

Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960

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Eble was an officer of the Bruckner Society of America, in New York City. Selden-Goth was a music scholar; she was an acquaintance of Mitropoulos and of Alma Mahler; Trudy Goth was apparently her daughter. Johnson was a music critic for the New York Post. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1941-1960. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863958 ...

Still, William Grant, 1895-1978

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Composer; d. 1978. From the description of William Grant Still papers, 1937-1969. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972606 Epithet: composer and conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000212 William Grant Still was a prominent African-American composer. Verna Arvey, Still's wife, was a journalist and musician who collaborated with her husband on many compositions. ...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

Reed College (Portland, Or.)

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Griffin, Jonathan

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Piston, Walter, 1894-1976

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Walter Hamor Piston (1894-1976) was a noted 20th-century American composer. He earned his Harvard AB 1924 and served as Walter W. Naumberg Professor of Music at Harvard from 1948-1960. From the description of Letters from Walter Piston to Carl Miller, 1954, 1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063913 Composed 1957. First performance Boston, 7 March 1958, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch conductor, Joseph de Pasquale soloist. Dedicated to Joseph de Pasqua...