Leopold Stokowski papers


Leopold Stokowski papers


Some personal papers of Leopold Stokowski, including correspondence to and from Stokowski, notebooks, calendars, bank statements, royalty statements, insturance records, and contracts; this includes some correspondence and contracts related to Stokowski's tenure as conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra (bulk 1937-1946). Also includes writings by and about Stokowski, obituaries, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, awards, memorabilia, and issues of three newsletters devoted to Stokowski.

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Gabrieli, Giovanni

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First published in Venice, 1597. Dedicated to Georg Fugger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sonata octavi toni : from Sacre symphoniae (Venice 1557) / Giovanni Gabrieli ; edited by R.D. King. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51969966 Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x0002ac ...

Pyle, Thomas H.

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Panufnik, Andrzej

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Epithet: composer and conductor Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x000182 ...


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Potts, Frederic A.

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Galaxy Music.

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Rapée, Erno, 1891-1945.

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Allen, Alfred Reginald, 1876-1918

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Pons, Lily, 1898-1976

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Alice Joséphine Pons (April 12, 1898–February 13, 1976), known professionally as Lily Pons, was a French-American operatic soprano and actress who had an active career from the late 1920s through the early 1970s. As an opera singer, she specialized in the coloratura soprano repertoire and was particularly associated with the title roles in Lakmé and Lucia di Lammermoor. In addition to appearing as a guest artist with many opera houses internationally, Pons enjoyed a long association with the Met...

Boyar, Ben A., 1895-1964

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Lutoslawski, Witold

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x0000e1 ...

Levin, Sylvan, 1903-1996

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Pianist and conductor. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Sept. 15, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861680 From the description of Interview [sound recording] : conducted by Oliver Daniel, Aug. 31, 1979. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862170 "Abstract" is the result of impressions gained from a painting by Fernand Leger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. ...


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Ouspenskaya, Maria, 1876-1949

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Russian-born actress in America. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Stark Young, 1935 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874993 Ouspenskaya was born July 29, 1876 in Tula, Russia; she came to the US in 1923 with the Moscow Art Theater; performed on Broadway and ran a NY acting school before going to Hollywood, CA, in 1936; films include: Dodsworth (1936), Conquest (1937), Love affair (1939), Dr. Ehrlich's magic bullet (1940), The wolf man (1941)...

Free library of Philadelphia

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This is a collection of manuscripts obtained by the Free Library of Philadelphia from various donations. The majority of the collection was donated by Philadelphia book collectors, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Gimbel and William McIntire Elkins. The collection has an even mix of American and European authors. Although the majority of the authors are represented with only a few pieces of work, eight authors are better represented. These include: American authors James Branch Cabell (1879-1958), Ezra P...

Boito, Arrigo

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Italian composer. From the description of Arrigo Boito autograph letter to unidentified recipient, [1876?] Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 631767534 From the description of Arrigo Boito autograph letter to unidentified recipient, 1876 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 631767557 Italian librettist, composer, poet, and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Milan, 1 March 1911, to Sigra. Maria Martucci, 1911 Mar. 1. ...

Associated Music Publishers, Inc., 1944

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Associated Music Publishers (AMP) was based in New York City. Hugo Winter joined the company as Vice-President in 1939, following his emigration to the U.S. Winter, who had previously held a leading position at Universal Edition, in Vienna, was a friend of Alma Mahler; before the war, Universal Edition had held many or most of the rights to Gustav Mahler's works. AMP apparently served as a U.S. representative for a number of music publishers worldwide, including Universal Edition. Bauer was on s...

Monteux, Pierre

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Griffes first met the French-born conductor Pierre Monteux in October 1916. When Monteux was appointed the conductor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1919, he began to program contemporary music, despite the objections of both the orchestra and the public who were accustomed to a German repertory. Griffes' The pleasure-dome of Kubla Khan was premeiered by Monteux and the orchestra in Boston, November 28, 1919, and repeated the following month at New York City's Carnegie Hall, December 4 and ...


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Hindin, Lilette.

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Lilette Hindin was a copyist for Leopold Stokowski. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 7, 1976 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122365371 ...

Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966

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American composer and writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 28 August 1927 and 1 March 1931, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1927 Aug. 28 and 1927 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676607 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 7 December 1931, to Mrs. [Melbert B.] Cary [Mary Flagler Cary], 1931 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676604 From...

Pattison, Lee

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Carl Baermann (9 July 1839 in Munich-17 January 1913) was a pianist who studied with Franz Lachner and Peter Cornelius in Munich and later became a pupil and friend of Franz Liszt. He moved to the Boston area in America in 1881 where he became a successful pianist and teacher; Amy Beach and Frederick Converse were among his pupils. He also composed a number of works for piano solo and with orchestra. Lee Pattison (July 22, 1890, Grand Rapids, Wisconsin - December 22, 1966, Claremont, California)...

Great Valley Mills (Paoli, Pa.).

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Ethnologic Dance Center.

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O'Connell, Charles

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Epithet: solicitor, of Ennis British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x0002c1 ...

United States Air Force Symphony Orchestra

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Grainger, Percy

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Melbourne-born pianist and composer who spent much of his working life in the United States. From the description of Letter to Virginia Morley and Livingston Gearhart [manuscript]. 1949. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225793948 From the description of Postcards from Percy and Rose Grainger, 1916-1925 [manuscript]. 1916-1925. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 271311978 Percy Aldridge Grainger, 1882-1961 was an Australian Composer/Pianist. Rose an...

Allen, Reginald

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Manager of the Philadelphia Orchestra. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, July 11, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862153 From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 17, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862479 Allen is a black member of the Mormon Church. From the description of Oral history, 1986-1987...

Tcherepnin, Alexander, 1899-1977

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Composed 1938. First performance Paris, 17 April 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite géorgienne / Alexandre Tcherepnine. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54314154 Commissioned by John Sebastian. Composed 1953. First performance Venice, 11 September 1956, Orchestra di Teatro Fenice, Fabien Sevitzky conductor, John Sebastian soloist. Dedicated to John Sebastian.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description o...

Wilson, R. Jacque.

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Ithaca College

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League of Composers (U.S.)

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Modern music, the quarterly journal of the League of Composers, was published in New York from 1924 to 1946 and was edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. Initially the title was the League of Composers' review. In 1925 the name was changed to Modern music. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical arts. From the description of Modern music archives, 1910-1984 (bulk 1924-1983). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7112...

Musser, Clair Omar

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Link, Esther L.

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Leonard, E. Louise.

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Carl Fischer, Inc., 1939-1978

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Publisher and importer of music and music books, importer and manufacturer of musical instruments and general musical merchandise. From the description of Typewritten letter on letterhead, with stamped signature : New York, to Clark Music Co., Syracuse, N.Y., 1914 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270935540 ...

Cohen, J. Solis (Jacob Solis), 1838-1927

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Jacob da Silva Solis Cohen, Philadelphia otolaryngologist, was born in New York on 28 February 1838. He married Miriam Binswanger on 10 February 1874; they had nine children. Cohen died in Philadelphia on 22 December 1927. Cohen received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1860. He served a brief residency at the Pennsylvania Hospital, then held several positions as a surgeon during the Civil War. He opened his private practice in Philadelphia in 1866 and began to concentrate on dise...

Elkan-Vogel Co.

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Gluskin, Lud

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Gilman, Lawrence.

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American music critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 1 December 1934, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1934 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577872 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Geneva, New York, etc., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Dec. 25-1910 May 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589421 Lawrence Gilman, American author and music critic, was born on July 5, 1878 in Flushing, New York to A...

Bagnell, George L.

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Wallerstein, Edward

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Butterfield, Don

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Philadelphia Opera Company.

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Eliot, R. P.

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Christ, Georgette.

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Gerhard, Charles E.

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Bebo de Grandprey.

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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. ...

Amirov, Fikret, 1922-1984

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Jenkins, Gordon

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Kestenberg, Leo, 1882-1962

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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)

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The Metropolitan Opera (commonly known as the Met) is an American opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center. The company is operated by the non-profit Metropolitan Opera Association, with Peter Gelb as current general manager (2021). As of 2018, the company's current music director is Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The Met was founded in 1883 as an alternative to the previously established Academy of Music opera house, and debuted the same year in...

Radio corporation of America

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Mok, Michael, 1889-1961.

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Kramer, A. Walter (Arthur Walter), 1890-1969

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Composed 1912. First performance Lewisohn Stadium, New York, 7 August 1919, Lewisohn Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Arnold Volpe conductor, Elya Schkolnik soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic rhapsody in F minor : for violin and orchestra, op. 35 / A. Walter Kramer ; edition with piano acc. [1912] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52596100 Epithet: Editor of `Musical America', composer British Library Archives and...

Tizmoret ha-Erets-Yiśreʼelit.

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Quinn, T. K.

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United Palestine Appeal (U.S.)

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Judson, Arthur, 1881-1975

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American concert manager. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : Philadelphia, 11 October 1924 and 10 December 1927, to George Engles, 1924 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578705 Agent for musical artists. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Judson : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527808 ...

Wiener, Ivan

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Kleinhans Music Hall

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Ryman, Sidney A.

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Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...

Leimer, Kurt

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Rudolph Wurlitzer Company

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American firm of instrument makers and dealers. From the description of Partially printed document signed by Rudolph Henry Wurlitzer and Jay C. Freeman, dated : New York, 12 March 1932, 1932 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873939 ...

Thérémin, Léon, 1896-1993

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Holmes, Bettie.

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Hansen, Wilhelm, 1911-

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Clergyman. From the description of Religious manuscript of Wilhelm Hansen, 1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454098 ...

Lineback, Hugh.

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La Meri, 1898-1988

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Dancer, teacher, and writer, La Meri (1899-1989) was a pioneer in the field of ethnic dance. Born Russell Meriwether Hughes in Louisville, Kentucky, she moved to San Antonio, Texas at the age of twelve. La Meri (who was known by friends as “Dickie”) studied several art forms as a child, before settling on becoming a dancer after meeting Guido Carreras (who later became her husband) in New York City. After a few years working in local movie theaters in San Antonio, she moved to New York and found...

Oxford University Press. Music Dept.

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Helberger, Bruno.

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Mohr, Richard D.

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RCA Records producer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 23, 1976 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862010 ...

Martin, William McKelvy.

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Miller, Charles, 1899-1985

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Flower, Ruth J.

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Meijer, Louis.

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Malraux, Madeleine

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Shepard, Brooks.

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Thomas Martindale & Co.

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Charles Foley, Inc.

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Serebrier, José

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Composed 1956-57. First performance Houston, 4 November 1957, Houston Symphony, Leopold Stokowski conductor. Composer received the Young Composers Award of Broadcast Music, Inc. for this work and his Quartet for Saxophones.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfonia no. 1 : (en un movimiento) = (in one movement) / José Serebrier. 1956. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54403301 ...

Philadelphia Orchestra Association

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Hollywood Book Store.

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Philadelphia National Bank

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The Philadelphia National Bank (PNB) was the direct successor of The Philadelphia Bank, organized on August 3, 1803 and chartered on March 5, 1804. Its early board of directors included many of the city's successful merchants and businessmen who were not part of the traditional elite and identified themselves as Jeffersonian Democratic-Republicans rather than Federalists. Its original building at 4th and Chestnut Streets was designed by Benjamin H. Latrobe. The Philadelphia Bank grew steadily du...

Harvey, Fred

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Fred Harvey (1835-1901) was a restauranteer who worked closely with railroad companies in the American West. His restaurant chain was known as Harvey Houses. From the description of Fred Harvey photographs of the West, circa 1880s-1900s. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 223811382 ...

Sharfsin, Joseph

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Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)

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History It has been said that with two great bridges in the course of construction, there began in San Francisco, in about 1933, a substantial feeling that a celebration or exposition should be held to commemorate their completion. As the plans for an exposition developed, it seemed fitting that its theme should be man's progress in communication, transportation, trade and industry, since these were the fields symbolized by the bridges. The S...

Kassern, Tadeusz, 1904-1957

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Composed 1946. First performance Chautauqua, New York, 29 July 1950, Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, Franco Autori conductor, Arno Mariotti soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concertino for oboe and string orchestra / Tadeusz Kassern. 1946. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52496670 ...

Gutchë, Gene

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Tenochtitlán was the ancient Aztec capital, now Mexico City. Composed originally for organ (or piano) and chamber orchestra, 1963 (see callno.: 285m). Rescored and enlarged 1965. First performance of revised version New Orleans, Louisiana, 24 April 1967, New Orleans Philharmonic, Werner Torkanowsky conductor, Peretin soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Rites in Tenochtitlán : op. 39, no. 1 / Gene Gutchë. 1964. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat reco...

Weigl, Vally, 1903-

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United States. Department of State

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The Department of Foreign Affairs was established by an act of July 27, 1789 (1 Stat. 28) and redesignated the Department of State by an act of September 15, 1789 (1 Stat. 68). It was the agency of the United States created by law to assist the President in the formulation and execution of the Nation's foreign policy, and in the conduct of foreign affairs and of certain domestic affairs. The Department made plans for peace and security among all nations, participated in the United Nations and o...

Victor Talking Machine Company

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Consolidated Talking Machine Company founded ca. 1900; in 1901 incorporated as Victor Talking Machine Company; reorganized as Radio-Victor Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Radio Corporation of America; in 1930 name changed to RCA-Victor Company; producers of gramophones, radios, and sound recordings; headquartered in Camden, N.J. From the description of Artists' correspondence, 1905-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70945480 Incorporated 1901. From the ...

Ran, Shulamit, 1949-

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Cone, Edward

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Epithet: American musicologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x0003b6 Poet, writer, prospector. Charles Edward Cone, born in Kansas in 1862, spent 1886 to 1927 prospecting, fishing, and trapping in various locations in Alaska and British Columbia, with intermittent trips Outside, before retiring to LaPush, Washington. While mining on the Hartman River, he became known as "The B...

Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995

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Henry Cowell was an American composer; his wife, Sidney Cowell, was an ethnomusicoloist. From the description of Anniversary pieces [list] : music by Henry Cowell for his wife, 1941-1965, 1979. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431873 From the description of Cowell family music box [list], 1979. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122532987 Sidney Robertson Cowell (b. June 2,1903, in San Francisco, California; d. February 23, 1995, in Shad...

Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)

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American distribution and production corporation for motion pictures. From the description of Pressbooks, 1977-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122480185 ...

Bender, Natalie Myra

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Heilakka, Edwin E.

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Philadelphia orchestra

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Curtis Institute of Music.

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Bauer, Karl Friedrich, 1904-

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Trinity School (New York, N.Y.)

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Trinity School was founded in New York in 1709 by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, London, and Trinity Church, New York, as the Charity School. Later it became known as the New York Protestant Episcopal Public School. Trinity School had been an all boys school until approximately ten years ago. Today, it is a co-educational private school located on New York's Upper West Side in a building it has inhabited since 1894. From the description of Records, 16...

Garbo, Greta, 1905-1990

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Leshock, Malvina

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Morris, Lawrence S. (Lawrence Shackelford), 1894-

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Cantwell, John Joseph, 1874-1947

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Cantwell was the Archbishop of Los Angeles, of the Catholic Church, from 1936 to 1947. From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1941-19442. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863050 ...

Voorhees, Sylvia.

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Conley, Peter, 1955-

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Haas, Kenneth B.

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Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975

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Sproul was at this time the president of the University of California; according to Alma's letter, he was a personal acquaintance of General Mark Clark, the U.S. high commissioner in Austria in the immediate postwar period. Ida was Robert's wife. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1943-1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864521 Personal correspondence and papers as President and President Emeritus of the U...

Carreras, Guido.

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Brown, Beatrice

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Musical secretarial assistant to Stokowski, violinist, violist. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 1, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861676 ...

Oumansky, C.

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New York Public Library

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The New York Pubic Library purchased Arthur A. Schomburg's collection of books, pamphlets, prints and photographs in 1926 with funds from the Carnegie Corporation and housed at the 135th Street Branch Library of The New York Public Library. L. Hollingsworth Wood was appointed in 1925 by the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library to purchase and provide guidelines for the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature. Members of the Advisory Committee of the Arthur A. Schomburg Collection, i...

Elkan, Henri, 1897-1980

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Music Shop (Hollywood, Calif.).

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Lust's Health Food Bakery.

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Deagan, J. C.

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Enoch & Cie.

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Thurin, Lona.

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Ford foundation

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Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...

Berg, Alban

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Austrian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Trahütten, to an unidentified friend, 1927 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672335 From the description of Autograph postcards signed (2), dated : [Villach?], and Villach [n.d.], to his sister-in-law Steffi Berg, 1907 Sept. 23 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672288 From the description of Autograph and typewritten letter signed (incomplete), dated : [n.p., n.d.], to [Cl...

Crane, Hart, 1899-1932

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At the time of his early death at thirty-two in 1932, Hart Crane was already recognized as a major American poet, though he had published only two volumes of poetry and a handful of poems in various magazines. Born in the small town of Garretsville, Ohio, on July 21, 1899, the only child of Clarence A. and Grace Hart Crane, Harold Hart Crane experienced an unsettling childhood and adolescence that undoubtedly affected his adult personal life and poetical career. Though he was freed of economi...

Lynn, George T., 1945-

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Composed 1962-3. First performance Denver, Colorado, 3 March 1964, Denver Symphony, Saul Caston conductor. Won a grant from the Martha Baird Rockefeller Foundation under the Composer Assistance Program of the American Music Center, 1963. Dedicated to "Saul Caston, musician, conductor and friend."--Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1 / George Lynn. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52803821 ...

Dillingham, Howard I., 1904-1998

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Graff, Kurt.

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Moneak, Elena.

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Frederiksen, Sigurd, 1881-1965

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Sigurd Erhard Frederiksen, 1881-1965, Danish-American composer and violoncellist, after short periods with the Detroit and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras, spent most of his career in Los Angeles, Calif. From the description of Sigurd Frederiksen collection, 1926-1957. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 38133432 Inspired by Danish church paintings of the 14th century. Variations on a four-note theme. Originally titled The Frescoes of the Five Ages. Firs...

Ridgefield Symphonette.

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Bampton, Rose

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Rose Bampton, an American operatic soprano born 1908, was married to Canadian conductor Wilfrid Pelletier; both had professional connections with conductor Arturo Toscanini. From the guide to the Collection of items associated with Arturo Toscanini, ca. 1882-1967, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) American mezzo-soprano, later soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed Rose B. Pelletier, dated : [New York], to Francis Mason, 1975 Nov. 1...

Baumgarten, Jack.

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Weigl, Karl 1881-1949

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Suggested by the Old Testament and the Book of Revelation. Composed 1942-45. First performance Carnegie Hall, New York, 27 October 1968, American Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conductor. Inscribed: "In memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt" (work completed 16 April 1945, the day of Roosevelt's death). Dedicated to the people of the United Nations.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Apocalyptic symphony (fifth symphony) for full orchestra / Karl Weigl. [19--] (Fra...

Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997

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General manager of the Metropolitan Opera. From the description of Rudolf Bing letter to Hubert Pryor, 1951 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 614998562 Bing was the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera from 1950 to 1972. From the description of Correspondence from Alma Mahler, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862944 Epithet: KBE, impresario British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Perso...

Dubensky, Arcady, 1890-1966

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First movement composed 1927. First performance New York, 29 December 1927, New York Symphony Society, the composer conducting. Second movement added 1937.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Russian bells / Arcady Dubensky. 1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45203675 Composed 1930. First performance in a broadcast by the NBC Symphony Orchestra, New York, 1931, Walter Damrosch conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the d...

Hocker, C. David.

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Disney, Walt, 1901-1966

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Walt Disney (born Walter Elias Disney, December 5, 1901, Chicago, Illinois–d. December 15, 1966, Burbank, California), American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. He was a pioneer of the American animation industry, and introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual. As a boy in Chicago, Walt Disney took art classes and got work as a commercial illustrator. He moved...

Newman, George

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Jacobi, Harold.

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De Gastyne, Serge

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Composed 1957. First performance Cincinnati, Ohio, 12 April 1957, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Thor Johnson conductor. Dedicated to the memory of Arthur Honegger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Hollin Hall : ode for orchestra / Serge De Gastyne. [195-]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 44158455 Commissioned by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Composed 1955. First performance Cincinnati, Ohio, 7 January 1956, Ciincinnati Symphony O...

Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965

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Composed 1916-18. The original ms. had a pencilled-in note saying: "This is the only copy anywhere." See note from Mrs. Cowell 19 Nov. 1959: "The first symphony is a student work, and I hope earnestly for it not to be performed." This is a facsimile of the composer's holograph score, according to Bill Lichtenwanger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in B minor / Henry Cowell. 1918. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207014 Compo...

Broude Brothers.

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Schonberg, Harold C.

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American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 10 June 1982 and 17 January 1985, to Jim [Fuld], 1982 June 10 and 1985 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874527 Music critic and writer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, [1981?] [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862321 ...

Wasserman, William.

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N. V. Sprenger Gramophoon en Radiohandel.

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Perlowsky, Henry.

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