The Bruno Walter papers, [ca. 1887-ca. 1966].

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Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. The Bruno Walter papers, [ca. 1887-ca. 1966].

The Bruno Walter papers, [ca. 1887-ca. 1966].

The bulk of the collection dates from 1938-1962. It had been supplemented (through Lotte Walter Lindt's efforts) with reproductions of Walter's correspondence to various recipients. Most of Walter's pre-1938 correspondence was lost during wartime bombing (Lindt, Bruno Walter Briefe, p. 1). Correspondents with more than 10 items include Paul Badura-Skoda, Rudolf Bing, Karl Böhm, Adrian Boult, Van Cliburn, Kathleen Ferrier, Lotte Lehmann, Goddard Lieberson, Alma Mahler, Gustav Mahler, Thomas Mann, Daniel Gregory Mason, David Oppenheim, Hans Pfitzner, Wolfgang Streseman, Heinz Tietjen, Arturo Toscanini, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Columbia Records, Decca Record Company, Gustav Fischer Verlag, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, and Wiener Philharmoniker.

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