Music scores and papers, 1917-1950.


Music scores and papers, 1917-1950.

The Meyer Posner Music Collection at the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary consists of the published and unpublished music scores of composer/conductor Meyer Posner (ca. 1890-1931), as well as his two published books on music, Harmonie (New York, 1924) and Elementarer Muzik Lerer (Elementary Theory of Music) (New York, 1928), both in Yiddish. There is one (flat) archival box that contains Posner's music programs and a promotional poster, 1921-1944; clippings with biographical information, 1929-1931; and two music sketch books, n.d.

6 boxes (3 linear ft.)





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Meyer Posner was a composer, arranger and conductor active in New York's Yiddish musical world from 1919 until his timely death in 1931. He was born in the Polish city of Plock, part of the Russian empire, ca. 1890. He was choirmaster of the Borough Synagogue in London, ca. 1910. Around this time Posner composed a popular musical setting of Morris Rosenfeld poem Herbst Bletlach (Autumn Leaves). He graduated from London Guild Hall Conservatory in 1914. By 1916 Posner was music director and conduc...

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