Lukas Foss Papers circa 1926-2000 1936-1995

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Lukas Foss Papers, circa 1926-2000, 1936-1995

Lukas Foss Papers circa 1926-2000 1936-1995

Lukas Foss was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. The collection, which documents his life and career, consists of music holograph manuscript scores and parts, sketches, correspondence, business papers, programs, clippings, promotional materials, contracts, and financial documents.

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