Franz Waxman Papers 1922-1996


Franz Waxman Papers 1922-1996

Correspondence; manuscript scores; printed scores; clippings; articles and speeches; materials about the Los Angeles Music Festival; awards; and his autograph collection. Correspondents include American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Leonard Bernstein, Boosey and Hawkes, Inc., Nicolai Brerezowsky, Aaron Copland, Werner Egk, Paul Eluard, James Forsyth, Lukas Foss, John Green, John te Groen, Jascha Heifetz, Dorothy Huttenback, Rolf Liebermann, Joshua Logan, Los Angeles Music Festival, J Marks, Charlotte Nicholls, Organisation Artistique Internationale, Menahem Pressler, Max Rabinoff, Marcella Rabwin, Rundfunk Hessischer, Dore Schary, Hans Sikorski, Isaac Stern, Leopold Stokowski, Alexandre Tansman, Union of Soviet Composers, Gottreid Von Emlin, Jerry Wald, Bruno Walter, John Waxman, Lella Simone Waxman, and Alma Mahler Werfel.

33 linear ft.



SNAC Resource ID: 6362954

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