Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1947-1948.


Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1947-1948.

In a letter of 1947 Diether includes an excerpt of a letter he had recently written to the Los Angeles Daily News in response to a review of a performance of a work by Gustav Mahler; the folder also includes a copy of a letter he wrote to the New York Times music critic Olin Downes in response to Downes's review of a performance of Gustav Mahler's seventh symphony in 1948.

4 items (5 leaves).

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Diether, Jack (person)

Olin Downes was a music critic for the New York Times and the recipient of a letter from Jack Diether, a copy of which Dieter forwarded to Alma Mahler. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1947-1948. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863150 Jack Diether (1919-1987) was a noted musicologist and scholar. He was especially known for his expertise of Gustav Mahler and Anton Bruckner. Over the years, although h...

Downes, Olin (person)

American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 April 1932 and 16 June 1939, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565951 Olin Downes (1886-1955), American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955). From the description of Olin Downes manuscripts, [ca. 1926-1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476554 From the description of O...