Biographical files, [ca. 1920]-1987.

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Juilliard School. Biographical files, [ca. 1920]-1987.

Biographical files, [ca. 1920]-1987.

Biographical files, including photographs, news clippings, programs, and vitae, for Juilliard faculty, graduates, and administration. Includes files for Leopold Auer, Samuel Baron, Luciano Berio, Valerie Bettis, Henry Brandt, Elliott Carter, Ruth Currier, Norman Dello Joio, Agnes de Mille, David Diamond, Ania Dorfmann, Jacob Druckman, Ivan Galamian, Richard Franko Goldman, Rubin Goldmark, Marcel Grandjany, Howard Hanson, Louis Horst, John Houseman, Doris Humphrey, Ann Hutchinson, Alexander Kipnis, Irving Kolodin, Josef Lhevinne, Rosina Lhevinne, Jose Limon, Otto Luening, Leopold Mannes, Nathan Milstein, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Douglas Moore, Walter Piston, Gustave Reese, Wallingford Riegger, Richard Rodgers, Peter Schickele, Robert Shaw, Oscar Shumsky, Carleton Sprague Smith, Robert Starer, Rise Stevens, Leopold Stokowski, Virgil Thomson, Antony Tudor, Shirley Verrett, and Hugo Weisgall.

ca. 10 cubic ft.

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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....

Baron, Samuel, 1925-1997

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Flutist Samuel Baron (1925-1997) was a founding member of the New York Woodwind Quintet, and appeared as soloist with noted orchestras and on recordings. Especially identified with the music of Bach, Baron was a member of the Bach Aria Group before taking over as director in 1980. Baron championed new music, too, and gave premieres of works by Barber, Blackwood, Boulez, Brant, Korte, Kupferman, Laderman, and Riegger. From the description of Samuel Baron collection 1950-1990 1965-1980...

Riegger, Wallingford

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Composed for piano 4-hands, 1932. Transcribed 1938.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance suite : I Evocation / Wallingford Riegger. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53784085 Commissioned by the Alice M. Ditson Fund. Composed 1947. First performance New York, 16 May 1948, CBS Symphony, Dean Dixon conductor. Received the New York Music Critics' Circle Award for the 1947-48 season and the Walter W. Naumburg Recording Award.--Cf. F...

Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958

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Ann Hutchinson Guest, born November 3, 1918 in New York, is an American dancer and dance notator. Her initial dance training began in the mid 1930's at the Jooss-Leeder School at Dartington Hall, England. When World War II broke out in Europe, she returned to New York where her continued training included ballet, modern, tap, and ethnic dance. In the 1940's she danced with the Welland Lathrop Company and in Broadway musicals, including One Touch of Venus, Billion Dollar Baby, and Kiss Me, Kate. ...

Limon, Jose.

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Dancer, choreographer, teacher, company director. José Limón (1908-1972) was director of the José Limón Dance Company. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1927]-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122580580 ...

Grandjany, Marcel, 1891-1975

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Marcel Grandjany was a French-born American harpist and composer. From the description of Testimonial letters received and other papers, ca. 1920-1929. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608145 From the guide to the Testimonial letters received and other papers, ca. 1920-1929, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) American harpist of French birth. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5), dated : New York and Paris, 19...

Juilliard School

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Until 1946, the Juilliard School of Music was composed of two divisions, the Juilliard Graduate School (JGS) and the Institute of Musical Art (IMA), which served as the undergraduate division. The IMA was founded in 1905 by Frank Damrosch and James Loeb; in 1926 it affiliated with the JGS, established in 1924 by the Juilliard Musical Foundation. The two schools maintained separate identities until their full merger in 1946. From the description of Scholarship...

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...

Berio, Luciano

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Italian composer. From the description of Album leaf, 1975, Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919773 From the description of Autograph letters signed (10), Typewritten letters signed (9), Autograph postcard signed, Typewritten letter signed (copy) of a letter to Karl Heinz [Stockhausen], Typewritten letter signed (copy) of a letter to [Donal] Henahan, Printed program with Autogrph note signed, Copies (2) of an article about Berio in a Paris newspaper with Autograph ...

Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979

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Richard Rodgers (1920-1979) was an American composer well-known for his collaborations with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rodgers began writing music at the young age of 14 and went on to compose for both theatrical productions and films including Oklahoma, The King and I, The sound of music, and South Pacific. From the guide to the Richard Rodgers sheet music, 1920-1958., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Compos...

Shaw, Robert, 1916-1999

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Choral and orchestra conductor. From the description of Interviews conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 25, Nov. 30, and Dec. 1, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861473 ...

Brandt, Henry G.

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Compiler. From the description of Henry Brandt scrapbook, 1898-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745471537 ...

Hutchinson, Ann E.

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Verrett, Shirley

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Shirley Verrett is an African-American mezzo-soprano and soprano ; Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto. From the description of Notes for speech at Historic Landmarks Preservation Center's Cultural Medallion Ceremony to honor Marian Anderson, 1996 May 14. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687166 From the guide to the Notes for speech at Historic Landmarks Preservation Center's Cultural Medallion Ceremony to honor Marian Anderson, 1996 May 14, (T...

Goldman, Richard Franko, 1910-1980

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Violinist and conductor Sam Franko was born January 20, 1857 in New Orleans, Louisiana and died May 6, 1937 in New York. His brother Nahan Franko was also a conductor and violinist. He was born July 23, 1861 in New Orleans and died May 7, 1930 in Amityville, New York. Bandmaster and composer Edwin Franko Goldman was born January 1, 1878 in Louisville, Kentucky and died February 21, 1956 in New York. He was the son of Selma Franko (Sam and Nahan's sister) and her first cousin David Henry Goldman,...

Shumsky, Oscar

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American violinist, conductor, and pedagogue. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 7, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861465 ...

Luening, Otto, 1900-1996

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American composer, teacher, conductor, and flutist. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [New York?], 11 September 1981, to Mr. Allen, 1981 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874496 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 22 July 1992, to Joseph Chouinard, 1992 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270930274 Composer. From the description of Reminiscences of Otto Luening : oral history, 1979. ...

Dorfmann, Ania, 1899-1984

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Concert pianist and member of the Juilliard piano faculty. From the description of Papers, 1912-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490228 ...

Stevens, Risë (1913-2013).

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American mezzo-soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, July 12, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861600 American mezzo soprano. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 2 January 1962, to Mr. [Joseph] Chouinard, 1962 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962262 Risë Stevens, 1913-2013 Risë Stevens was born in New York...

Lhévinne, Rosina

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Rosina Lhevinne (1880-1976) was a Russian-born pianist and pedagogue who taught at the Juilliard School and privately in New York City. She was married to pianist Josef Lhévinne. From the description of Rosina Lhevinne papers, 1871-1976. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122597985 Rosina Lhevinne (1880-1976) was a Russian-born pianist and pedagogue who taught at the Juilliard School and privately in New York City. She was married to pianist Josef Lhévinne. ...

Moore, Douglas.

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Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981

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Composed 1921.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for organ, strings and harp, op. 22, no. 3 / Howard Hanson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170318 Composed for the Chopin Centennial, UNESCO, Paris 1949.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Pastorale for solo oboe, strings and harp / Howard Hanson. c1949. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170353 American compos...

Goldmark, Rubin, 1872-1936

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Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982

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American dancer and choreographer. From the guide to the Valerie Bettis collection, ca. 1941-1967, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Valerie Elizabeth Bettis was born on December 20, 1919, in Houston, Texas to Royal Holt and Valerie Elizabeth Bettis. Her father died when she was thirteen, and her mother later married Hugh Prather. Bettis began ballet lessons when she was ten with Rowena Smith in Houston. She also studied with Tina Flade,...

De Mille, Agnes

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American dancer and choreographer. From the description of An oral history interview with Agnes de Mille / conducted by Peggy Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, 1991 Aug. 9 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122537807 Agnes de Mille (b. 1909-d. 1993) was an American choreographer, dancer, and author. From the description of Papers, 1918-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat...

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 ...

Kolodin, Irving, 1908-1988

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Irving Kolodin, music critic, author of several books and teacher at the Juilliard School, was born in 1908 and died in 1987 in New York, after suffering a stroke in the previous year. In 1926 he began his studies at the Institute of Musical Art, which later became part of the Juilliard School. In 1931 he got his first assignment as music critic at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Soon after, in 1932, Kolodin joined the staff at The New York Sun under W. J. Henderson, where he ...

Starer, Robert

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Composed 1945. First performance Tel Aviv, 11 March 1947, Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Singer conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy for strings with solo trio / Robert Starer. 1945. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54983174 Composed 1954. First performance New York, 27 October 1956, New York Philharmonic, Dimitri Mitropoulos conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Prelude and ron...

Carter, Elliott, 1908-

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Composer and writer on music. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 8, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861514 Commissioned by the Ballet Caravan, 1939. Composed 1939. A suite called "Suite from Pocahontas, ' consisting of 4 excerpts drawn from this ballet and provided with new endings and introductions, received the Juilliard Publication Award, 1940. First performance by the Ballet Caravan, in ...

Auer, Leopold, 1845-1930

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Violinist. From the description of Leopold Auer autograph letter to Monsieur Filenieu, 1877 Feb. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 503597680 Hungarian violinist and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Petersburg, 17 April 1891, to an unidentified compatriot, 1891, 17 April. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270680746 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 30 December 1920, to Mr. [Harry Harkness...

Lhévinne, Josef, 1874-1944

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Josef Lhévinne was a Russian pianist who lived in the United States after 1919. From the description of Financial records, 1908-1922. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122534415 Esther Ostroff, an American pianist, studied with Isidore Philipp. From the guide to the Correspondence received, 1931-1961, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Josef Lhévinne was a Russian pianist who lived in the United States after 1919. Fr...

Juilliard School of Music.

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Weisgall, Hugo.

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Ballet commissioned by the Baltimore Ballet. Composed 1938. First performance of this suite New York, 21 March 1942, New York Philharmonic, John Barbirolli conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite from the ballet Quest / Hugo Weisgall. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57122732 Hugo Weisgall was a Moravian-born American composer. Weisgall studied composition and conducting at the Curtis Institute,...

Smith, Carleton Sprague

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Horst, Louis

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Currier, Ruth, 1926-2011

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Mannes, Leopold

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Composed 1924-26. First performance Rochester, N.Y., 23 January 1928, Rochester Philharmonic, Howard Hanson conductor. Mannes won the Pulitzer Traveling Scholarship, 1925, for this and other works.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite for orchestra : "breve ma grave" / Leopold D. Mannes. 1924. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52907988 Leopold Mannes, born Dec. 26, 1899, New York, and died Aug. 11, 1964, Vineyard Haven, Mass. American ...

Druckman, Jacob

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The Jacob Druckman Collection documents the life and career of Jacob Druckman (1928-1996), a Pulitzer-prize winning composer, educator, and organizer of the New York Philharmonic's Horizons series of new music concerts. The collection, assembled by Druckman over the course of his lifetime, with additional material inserted posthumously by his family, includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, and iconography; the collection's sound recordings are housed in the Rodgers and Hamm...

Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987

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Antony Tudor, British dancer, choreographer, and teacher, was born William Cook in London, April 4, 1909. His training began in 1928 with Marie Rambert and continued with Pearl Argyle, Harold Turner, and Margaret Craske. His career included: dancer and choreographer for Ballet Club (later Ballet Rambert) from 1930-1937; founder and choreographer of London Ballet, 1937-1940; resident choreographer of Ballet Theatre (later American Ballet Theatre), New York, 1939-1950; artistic director, Royal Swe...

Houseman, John.

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Born Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest, Romania on Sept. 22, 1902, of a Alsatian father and English mother; attended Clifton College Preparatory School, Bristol, England, 1916-1918; moved to US in 1924; was grain export businessman while doing freelance writing and translating plays; entered theatrical production and direction upon collapse of stock market; by early 1930s was writing, producing and directing for NY stage; supervised Federal Theatre Project's Negro Theatre Project; taught at Vassar;...

Dello Joio, Norman

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Composed 1949. First performance La Jolla, California, 21 August 1949, Musical Arts Society, Nicolai Sokoloff conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of New York profiles : a suite for orchestra / Norman Dello Joio. 1949. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207262 Composed 1945. First performance Pittsburgh, 4 January 1946, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description ...

Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x0002db Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) was an American conductor. Upon graduating from the Royal College of Music in 1900, Stokowski performed as an organist and choral director for several years in England, Europe, and the U.S. before becoming director of the Cincinnati Orchestra in 1909. His distinguished conducting career included appearances and dire...

Schickele, Peter

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Composed 1975. First performance Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, 5 May 1975, The Mostovoy Soloists, Peter Schickele conductor, John Ferrante counter tenor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Maiden on the moor lay : for counter tenor or contralto and chamber orchestra / Peter Schickele ; text, anonymous English, 14th cent. ; translation [by] Brian Stone. [1975] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54053621 Composed 1958. Awarded Honorabl...

Galamian, Ivan

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Milstein, Nathan, 1903-1992

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Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977

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An American musicologist, teacher, and editor, Gustave Reese is best known as the author of Music in the Middle Ages (1940) and Music in the Renaissance (1954; rev 1959). Reese divided his time between publishing and academia. He was director of publications for both G. Schirmer (1940-45) and Carl Fischer (1944-55). His teaching at New York University and other institutions helped to shape the direction of American musicology. Reese was one of the founding members of the American Musicological S...

Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978

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American bass of Ukranian birth. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Buenos Aires, 12 July 1928], to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bie, 1928 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578838 From the description of Signature, dated : [New York?, 16 July 1974?], 1974 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270918429 Basso; b. in Ukraine. From the description of Alexander Kipnis collection, 1918-1983. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70...