Sloss music collection, 1811-1947.

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Sloss, M. C. Sloss music collection, 1811-1947.

Sloss music collection, 1811-1947.

Autograph letters (primarily to Mrs. Sloss) from musicians, singers, composers, and conductors. Also postcards, autographs and a few photographs.

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Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864

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

Dobrowen, Issay

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Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827

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Composer. From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, [1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622425 From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Josef Blöchlinger, [1819 Aug.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622372 From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to the Chevalier Josef de Varena, 1812 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622275 From the description...

Elman, Mischa

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American violinist of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed and typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 24 November and 16 December 1915, to [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1915 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566179 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 18 April 1931, to William van den Burg, 1931 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874462 ...

Paderewski, Jan Ignacy, 1860-1941.

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Röhler, Concordia.

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Harty, Hamilton, 1879-1941

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Melchior, Lauritz

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Danish tenor, later naturalized American. From the description of Autograph letter signed and autograph letter in the third person, dated : New York, 18 February 1936 and 9 March 1937, to Harry [Harkness] Flagler (and to Mr. & Mrs. Flagler), 1936 Feb. 18 and 1937 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582159 ...

Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960

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Opera singer born in Valencia, Spain, debuted in Rome in Carmen in 1908; joined Metropolitan Opera in 1912 and sang there until 1936. After retirement was a fundraiser for Metropolitan, elected chairman of Metropolitan Opera Guild in 1942. From the description of Lucrezia Bori photograph, 1933. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 435456502 Spanish soprano. From the description of Signature, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962

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Elsa Walter (née Wirthschaft, previous married name Korneck) was an opera singer and Bruno's wife; they were married from around 1900 until Elsa's death, which was apparently in 1945. Delia Reinhardt, an opera singer whom Walter had mentored, was a close friend of Walter. McLane was a friend of Alma Mahler who communicated with Alma upon Walter's death; she lived in Calif. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler, Gustav Mahler, and Franz Werfel, 1911-1960. (Universit...

Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950

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Walter Johannes Damrosch (1862-1950) was a German-born conductor and composer in the U.S. From the description of Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517384 From the guide to the Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American conductor and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to "My dear and heaven sent Isadora ...

Sembrich, Marcella

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Polish soprano, later naturalized American. From the description of Autograph letters signed (34, six written and signed by Guillaume Stengel Sembrich, one by Juliette de Coppet), dated : New York, Lake Placid, Miami, [and other places, and n.p.], 1915-1934, to Harry Harkness Flagler, to Mrs. Flagler, and to Mr. & Mrs. Flagler, 1915 Jan. 6. and 1916 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669747 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 21 Feb...

Mozart, Constanze, 1763-1842

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Austrian soprano, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. From the description of Letter (in the hand of Georg Nikolaus Nissen) signed, dated : Salzburg, 26 September 1824, to Herr [Johann Andreas] Stumpff in London, 1824 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582714 From the description of Autograph sentiment signed "Constanze Etatsräthin von Nissen gewesene Wittwe Mozart," dated : Salzburg, 23 July 1835, 1835 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582710 ...

Flood, William H. Grattan (William Henry Grattan), 1859-1928

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Damrosch, Frank

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German-American conductor and teacher. From the description of Typewritten document signed, dated : [New York], 22 March 1913, 1913 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565329 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 January and 7 December 1906, to [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1906 Jan. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565325 Esther Ostroff, an American pianist, studied with Isidore Philipp. From the guide to the...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....

Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960

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Born in Bakersfield, California (USA) on November 16, 1896, baritone Lawrence Tibbett began his career as an actor as well as a singer in performances of light operas and also in churches. Tibbett's teachers were Joseph Dupuy and Basil Ruysdael in Los Angeles and Frank La Forge and Ignaz Zitomirsky in New York. Tibbett's study in New York led to his Metropolitan Opera debut in the role of Lewicki in Boris Godunov in 1923. Following shortly after his Met debut he sang the role of Valentin in Faus...

Strauss, Johann, Madame.

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Spontini, Gaspare, 1774-1851

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Italian opera composer and conductor. From the description of [O salutaris hostia]. [n.d.] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569602 From the description of [Nurmahal. Draft.] : autograph manuscript, [1822?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270975700 From the description of [Incipit oratio Jeremiae Prophetae] : autograph manuscript, 1843 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569600 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 11 January...

Sloss, M. C.

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Ives, Charles E., 1874-1954

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The poem by Edwin Markham. Composed 1912. Arranged for voice and piano, 1921 and published as no. 11 of 114 songs. Quotations: The Battle Hymn of the Republic; Hail Columbia; The Red, White, and Blue; The Star-Spangled Banner; America; The Battle Cry of Freedom. Dedicated to Dr. David Cushman Twichell.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lincoln, the great commoner / Charles Ives. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52368029 Composer. ...

Hertz, Alfred

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American conductor of German birth. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York Jan. 13 1912, to Harry H[arkness] Flagler, 1912 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666183 From the description of Letter signed, dated : New York Nov. 22 1903, to Herr Schaum, 1903 Nov. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666186 Alfred Hertz served as conductor for the Tivoli Theater, Cothen, The Netherlands, the Maurice Grau Opera Company, the Metropoli...

Melba, Nellie

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Melba was born Helen Porter Mitchell. In 1882 she married Charles Nesbit Frederick Armstrong, who died in 1948. From the description of Papers concerning Mitchell and Armstrong families [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225791512 Mrs Helen Porter Armstrong, soprano singer, was born in, and derived her non de plume from Melbourne. She first appeared in opera in 1887 after concentrating for many years on her piano playing and made her final appearance in...

Tetrazzini, Luisa

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Italian soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Milan, 12 October 1917, to an unidentified recipient, 1917 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873819 ...

Tovey, Donald Francis, 1875-1940

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Epithet: musician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x000035 ...

Foote, Arthur, 1853-1937

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American composer, organist, pianist, and piano teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, [n.d., 1909?], to Mr. Stemberg , n.d., 1909?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577474 Composed 1907, originally as the second movement of the Suite for String Orchestra in E major, Op. 63, but later replaced by the present Pizzicato and Adagietto, (see callno.: 142s).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Theme and variations / Arthur Fo...

Rethberg, Elisabeth, 1894-1976

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