Konrad Wolff Collection


Konrad Wolff Collection


Programs, reviews, manuscripts, correspondence, music scores, books and sound recordings that document the performing, compositional and writing careers of Konrad Wolff. Correspondents include Paul Hindemith, William S. Newman, Artur Schnabel, Rudolf Serkin, Harold Schonberg, Clara Steuermann and Sviatoslav Richter. There is also a photograph of Johannes Brahms made by Frau Marie Felliger in 1879 in Vienna (print by George J. Kossuth).

21.00 linear feet

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Steuermann, Clara

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Epithet: wife of E Steuermann British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x0001fb Clara Steuermann was an American music librarian, archivist, and pianist. She was born Clara Silvers in 1922. She was the wife of pianist Eduard Steuermann; they married in 1949. She died in 1982....

Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963

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Paul Hindemith (born 16 November 1895 in Hanau; died 28 December 1963 in Frankfurt) was a German composer, music theorist, teacher, violist and conductor. He founded the Amar Quartet in 1921, touring extensively in Europe. Gertrud Hindemith (born Rottenberg) was the wife of Paul Hindemith; they were married in 1924. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863460 ...

Schnabel, Artur

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Artur Schnabel was an Austrian pianist and teacher whose performances and recordings made him a legend in his own time and a model of scholarly musicianship to all later pianists. He lived in Berlin from 1900 and was a leading piano teacher at the State Academy of Music in Berlin from 1925 to 1933. Schnabel lived in the United States from 1939 until after World War II, when he returned to Switzerland. He specialized in the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, and Franz Schubert. As a ...


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German Romantic composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Fritz Simrock, Rome, 1881 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448491 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Elise. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541007 19th century German Romantic composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to unidentified correspondent, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12...

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 ...

Newman, William S.

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Richter, Sviatoslav

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Wolff, Konrad, 1907-1989

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German-American pianist. Wolff (b.1907; d.1989) studied with Joseph Lomba, Bruno Elsner and Artur Schnabel and concertized around the world. He gave numerous master classes and taught at the Westchester Conservatory, Drew University and Peabody Conservatory. Wolff also wrote Schnabel's Interpretations of Piano Music, 2nd ed., Masters of the Keyboard, 2nd ed., and Erich Itor Kahn as well as contributing to many scholarly journals. From the description of Paper...

Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-1991

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Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was a Hungarian-born composer. He studied and performed throughout Europe until 1933, when he and violinist Adolf Busch and family left Germany for Switzerland (Serkin was later to marry Busch's daughter, Irene). In 1939 they emigrated to the United States, where Serkin taught at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and was later (1968-1976) its Director. He and Adolf Busch founded the Marlboro Music School and Festival near Brattleboro, Vermont. Fr...