Frederic Grant Gleason papers, 1852-1908.

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Gleason, Frederic Grant, 1848-1903. Frederic Grant Gleason papers, 1852-1908.

Frederic Grant Gleason papers, 1852-1908.

Musical and literary output of composer Frederic Grant Gleason, along with some personal items and photographs.

40 cubic ft. (59 boxes and 1 oversize box)

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The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893

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During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. From the description of Letters received, 1792-1905. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485989 From the guide to the Letters received, 1792-1905, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Libretto by Emile Augier; first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 16 April 1851. Cf. New Grove online. From the description ...

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893

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Composed 1888-89. Scenario by Marius Petipa and I.A. Vsevolozhsky. Based on Perrault's fairy tale. First performance Maryinsky Theatre St. Petersburg, 27 Jan. 1890, R. Drigo conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of La belle au bois dormant : ballet, op. 66 / Tschaikowsky. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41964015 Russian composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Tchaikovsky to C...

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Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.). Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Art.

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Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861

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Democratic leader, statesman. From the description of Speeches, 1860, Oct. 11-Nov. 2. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58663720 U.S. Senator from Illinois. From the description of Papers, 1848-1861. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20736864 American Senator and Politician. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to James Sander of Jersey City, 1859 Aug. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538099 ...

Illinois Music Teachers Association.

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Dedicated to Madame Teresa Carreño. First performance Music Hall, Boston, 6 April 1900, Boston Symphony, William Gericke conductor, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for pianoforte and orchestra, op. 45 / by Mrs. H.H.A. Beach. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43256910 American composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., London?, n.d.], to Stanley K. Faye at t...

Newberry Library.

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Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, and director of the Chicago Auditorium Theater concerts. Frederic Grant Gleason was born in Middleton, Connecticut, on Dec. 18, 1848. He studied composition at Hartford, Connecticut under Dudley Buck, and continued his musical education in Leipzig, Berlin, and London, from 1869 to 1875. After a brief return to Connecticut to be a church organist, Gleason moved to Chicago in 1877 to teach at th...

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Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936

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Poet and founding editor of Poetry: a Magazine of Verse. From the description of Papers, 1873-1944 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 56101856 American editor, critic, and poet. Harriet Monroe was born in Chicago in 1860, and she remained identified all her life with the city. After gaining some local recognition as a poet, a newspaper critic and a lecturer on poetry, Monroe's literary reputation was based on her concep...

Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899

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