Letters of Amy Beach, 1917, 1922.


Letters of Amy Beach, 1917, 1922.

In a letter, 1917 April 28, to "Bessie," Beach congratulates her friend on "wonderful news." In a letter, 1922 July 28, to Abby Farwell Brown, Beach discusses "An Evening of Music, Poetry and Comedy by Members of the MacDowell Colony" at which Beach performed three of her piano solos. She mentions that Mrs. MacDowell forbid the playing of any of her husband's music and that Mrs. Padraic Colum organized the event. With the letter is a copy of the program, annotated by Beach. Performers, accompanists and others listed include Beach, Robert P. Bass, Goldina deWolfe Lewis, DuBose Heyward, Eunice Tietjens, Padraic Colum, Jules Bois, Madame de Iarecka, Louis Gruenberg, Herbert S. Gorman, Mary Aldis, Elinor Wylie, Olive Mortimer Remington, Belle McDiarmid Ritchey, J. Warren Ritchey, Dorothy H. Kuhns, Douglas S. Moore, Giovanni Tonieri and Arthur Nevin.

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Tonieri, Giovanni.

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Goldman, Olive Mortimer Remington, 1897-1984

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Bois, Jules, 1871-1943

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