General administrative records, 1933-1985, (bulk 1955-1983).

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Juilliard School. Office of the President. General administrative records, 1933-1985, (bulk 1955-1983).

General administrative records, 1933-1985, (bulk 1955-1983).

Correspondence, reports, blueprints and photographs from the Office of the President, largely created during the presidency of Peter Mennin (1962-1983). Correspondents include Peter Herman Adler, Pietro Belluschi, Luciano Berio, David Diamond, Hans Werner Henze, Martha Hill, John Houseman, Florence Page Kimball, Rosina Lhevinne, José Limón, Peter Mennin, Gian-Carlo Menotti, Jean Morel, Vincent Persichetti, Richard Rodgers, John D. Rockefeller, 3rd, Michel Saint-Denis, Mark Schubart, William Schuman, Roger Sessions, Leopold Stokowski, George Szell, Jennie Tourel, Gideon Waldrop, Lila Acheson Wallace, Alfred Wallenstein and Christopher West.

42 cubic feet (126 boxes)

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Szell, George

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American conductor of Austro-Hungarian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., 1944], to Mr. Little, [1944]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873790 Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000213 ...

Schuman, William

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An American composer and educator, William Schuman was instructor at Sarah Lawrence College (1935-45), president of the Juilliard School of Music (1945-1962), director of publications for G. Schirmer (1945-1952), and president of Lincoln Center (1962-1968). In the 1970's he was chairman of the Norlin Foundation and of the MacDowell Colony. He was a founding director of the Charles Ives Society and a member of the board of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the Naumburg and K...

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....

Wallenstein, Alfred, 1898-1983

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Alfred Franz Wallenstein was born in Chicago on October 7, 1898. Raised in Los Angeles, he studied music with composer Ferde Grofé's mother, Elsa Johanna Bierlich von Grofé, who was a professional cellist, and with Julius Klengel. Wallenstein joined the San Francisco Symphony as a cellist at age 17, and went on to play cello for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic under Arturo Toscanini. Toscanini encouraged him to pursue conducting, and hi...

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...

Juilliard School. Office of the President.

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Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985

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Composer and educator Sessions graduated from Harvard and studied under Horatio Parker at Yale. In 1926 he won a Guggenheim Professorship and worked at composition in Europe until 1933 as a winner of the American Rome Prize. He held posts at Princeton (1935), Berkeley, CA (1945), Princeton again (1953), and the Julliard School (1965). Among his compositions are four symphonies, several operas, a notable violin concerto (1935), and chamber music. His best known work remains his early BLACK MASKER...

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;...

Morel, Jean, 1903-1975

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Jean Morel was a French conductor who emigrated to the U.S. in 1939, taught at Brooklyn College and the Juilliard School of Music, and conducted at the Metropolitan Opera House. From the description of Jean Morel collection, ca.1875-1974. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313967 From the guide to the Jean Morel collection, ca.1875-1974, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) ...

Hill, Martha, 1900-1995

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Martha Hill, a pioneer in the field of dance instruction, served as the first director of dance at The Juilliard School from 1951 until 1985. Martha Hill was born in East Palestine, Ohio in 1900. Miss Hill (as she was known throughout her life) graduated from the Battle Creek (Michigan) Normal School of Physical Education in 1920, and taught ballet and Swedish gymnastics there and at Kansas State Teachers College. In 1926, Hill moved to New York City to study with Martha...

Adler, Peter Herman, 1898-

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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 ...

Rockefeller, John D., III (John Davison), 1906-1978

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Philanthropist. From the description of Reminiscences of John Davison Rockefeller 3d : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724157 From the description of Reminiscences of John Davison Rockefeller 3d : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723979 ...

Mennin, Peter

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Composer, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Peter Mennin : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733307 Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony League. Composed 1949-50. First performance Dallas, 2 April 1950, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Walter Hendl conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fifth symphony / Peter Mennin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id...

West, Christopher, 1969-

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Assistant Producer, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 1949-1959; free-lance opera director, 1959-1963; Director, Juilliard Opera Theater, 1963-1967. From the description of Scrapbooks and newsclippings, 1949-1965; 1967. (The Juilliard School). WorldCat record id: 25545393 ...

Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-2012

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Hans Werner Henze is a German composer. Gert von Gontard (1906-1979) was a German author and editor who lived in the United States after the 1940's. From the description of Letters to Gert and Hilde von Gontard, 1974 Aug. 25-1975 Sept. 19. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314117 Hans Werner Henze is a German composer. From the description of Correspondence to Heddy Baum, 1973 Feb. 12-1990 Dec. 10. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86...

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...

Kimball, Florence Page, 1890-1977.

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Wallace, Lila Acheson, 1887-1984

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Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007

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Composer. From the description of Papers, 1982-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072004 Orlando Cole, American, cellist of the Curtis String Quartet, and educator (cello faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa.), was a classmate of Menotti's and Barber's at the Curtis Institute. From the description of [Letter, 1936, summer, St. Wolfgang, Austria, to] Landy [Orlando Cole, Rockport, Me.] / Gian-Carlo ; Sam [Samuel Barb...

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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Saint-Denis, Michel, 1897-1971

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Waldrop, Gideon, 1919-2000

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Composed 1940. First performance, with Movements 2 and 3 of the Suite (callno.: 3371), Rochester, New York, 1945-46, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor. Old Double Mountain is an actual pair of twin mountains in the heart of the West Texas ranch country.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite for orchestra : Movement I "From Old Double Mountain" / Gideon Waldrop. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56819010 Composed ...

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 ...

Belluschi, Pietro, 1899-1994

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Architect; Portland, Or. Died Feb. 1994. From the description of Pietro Belluschi interviews, 1983 Aug. 22 - Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220184885 From the description of Pietro Belluschi interviews, 1983 Aug. 22 - Sept. 4 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007028 Pietro Belluschi (1899-1994) was an architect from Portland, Or. From the description of Oral history interview with Pietro Belluschi, 1983 Aug. 22-Sept. 4. (Unkno...

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. ...

Juilliard string quartet

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Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987

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Texts are six of Aesop's fables. Composed 1943. First performance Philadelphia, 20 April 1945, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy conductor, Robert Grooters narrator.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fables : for narrator and orchestra, 1943 / Vincent Persichetti. 1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53180868 Commissioned by Anthony di Bonaventura. Composed 1962. First performance Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2 Augus...