R.C.A. Victor reproductions of watercolour portraits of recording artists, 1977. 1977.


R.C.A. Victor reproductions of watercolour portraits of recording artists, 1977. 1977.

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Fiedler, Arthur, 1894-1979

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Rubinstein, Artur, 1887-1982

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Polish pianist, later naturalized American. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [New York], 3 February 1969 and 12 January 1970, to Mrs. [John C.] Hughes, 1969 Feb. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676480 Epithet: pianist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000624.0x0002e6 ...

Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977

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Monteux, Pierre

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Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957

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Melton, James

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Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978

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American bass of Ukranian birth. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Buenos Aires, 12 July 1928], to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bie, 1928 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578838 From the description of Signature, dated : [New York?, 16 July 1974?], 1974 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270918429 Basso; b. in Ukraine. From the description of Alexander Kipnis collection, 1918-1983. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70...

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Maynor, Dorothy

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R.C.A. Victor.

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Edward Johnson Music Foundation

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Goossens, Eugène (1893-1962).

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Brownlee, John

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Iturbi, José, 1895-1980

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Spanish pianist and conductor. From the description of Typewritten letter signed (incomplete), dated : [n.p., n.d.], to unidentified recipients, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578544 From the description of Signature, dated : [s.l.], June 1970, 1970 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270947855 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 12 April 1934, to Harry H[arkness] Flagler, 1934 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

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