The papers of Mailamm, The American Music Association, 1930-1943.

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MAILAMM (Organization). The papers of Mailamm, The American Music Association, 1930-1943.

The papers of Mailamm, The American Music Association, 1930-1943.

Includes letters to and from members of Mailamm. Some of the notable correspondants found within this collection are: Isidor Achron, Ernest Bloch, Artur Bodanzky, Sophie Braslau, Mario Catelnuovo-Tedesco, Ethel S. Cohen, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Aaron Copland, Walter Damrosch, Marcia Davenport, Bernard S. Deutsch, Eddie Dowling, Olin Downes, Carl Engel, Ira Eisenstein, Gershon Ephros, Clara Clemens Gabrilowitsch, Ossip Gabrilowitsch, George Gershwin, Leopold Godowsky, Carl Goldmark, Rubin Goldmark, Vladimir Golschmann, Bertha Goldstein, Phyllis Harrington, Arthur Hartmann, Emil Hauser, Bronislaw Huberman, Jose Iturbi, Charles Ives, Frederick Jacobi, Hall Johnson, J. Rosamund Johnson, Hans Kindler, Otto Klemperer, Serge Koussevitzky, Isa Kremer, Robert Lachmann, Dorothy Lawton, Carl McKinley, Lazare Saminsky, Giovanni Martinelli, Darius Milhaud, Pierre Monteux, Eugene Ormondy, David De Sola Pool, Gustave Reese, Nadia Reisenberg, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Artur Rodzinski, Curt Sachs, Lazare Saminsky, Arnold Schoenberg, Friedrich Schorr, Rudolf Serkin, Fabien Sevitzky, Leopold Stokowski, Joseph Szigeti, Ernst Toch, Arnold Volpe, Bernard Wagenaar, Kurt Weill, Stefan Wolpe and Miriam Shomer Zunser.

6 boxes (17 bound volumes).

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Lawton, Dorothy, 1881-1960

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Saminsky, Lazare, 1882-1959

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American composer, conductor, and writer on music of Russian origin. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5), dated : New York, Rye, and Menthon St. Bernard, 1924, 1927, 1943 [and n.d.], to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1924, 1927, 1943 [and n.d.], including 1924 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668709 Commissioned by the League of Composers, 1936. Composed 1936. First performance National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C., 17 February 1937, the composer c...

Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936

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Born Jan. 26, 1878 in St. Petersburg, the son of a well know jurist. At the age of 10 he was entered in the St. Petersburg Conservatory to study piano under Anton Rubenstein, later studied composition in Vienna under Glazunov and other. In 1896 made his public debut in Berlin and later Europe. Made his first appearance in America at Carnegie Hall, Nov. 12, 1900, and made six transcontinental tours. Met Clara Clemens daughter of Mark Twain when both were studying under Leschistky, and married in ...

Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977

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An American musicologist, teacher, and editor, Gustave Reese is best known as the author of Music in the Middle Ages (1940) and Music in the Renaissance (1954; rev 1959). Reese divided his time between publishing and academia. He was director of publications for both G. Schirmer (1940-45) and Carl Fischer (1944-55). His teaching at New York University and other institutions helped to shape the direction of American musicology. Reese was one of the founding members of the American Musicological S...

Achron, Isidor, 1892-1948

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Isidor Achron, American pianist and composer, was for many years the accompanist of Jascha Heifetz. Lea Karina, Achron's wife, was a Finnish-born singer who became well-known in the United States as a radio personality. From the description of The Isidor Achron papers, 1922-1989 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702138165 Born November 24, 1892, in Warsaw, Achron received his early musical training from his father. He later attended the St. Pet...

Pool, David de Sola, 1885-1970

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A leading figure in American Jewish life during the 20th century, Reverend Dr. David de Sola Pool was minister of Congregation Shearith Israel (the first Jewish congregation to be established in North America) in New York City and President of the Union of Sephardic Congregations. Rev. Dr. de Sola Pool married Tamar Hirschensohn (1890-1981) in 1917. Tamar H. de Sola Pool was National President of Hadassah (1939-1943) and active in the National Council of Jewish Women and World Zionist Organizati...

Cohen, Ethel Silberman

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Godowsky, Leopold, 1870-1938

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Leopold Godowsky, American pianist and composer of Polish birth, was born in Soshly, near Vilnius, Feb. 13 1870 and died in New York, Nov, 21, 1938. He was one of the great piano virtuosos at the turn of the century, who wrote works of such technical difficulty that they have been mastered by few pianists. He was also a great teacher and a prolific composer. From the description of Leopold Godowsky collection 1890-1938 1900-1930 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130016 ...

Lachmann, Robert, 1892-1939

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Harrington, Phyllis.

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Eisenstein, Ira, 1906-1991

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Downes, Olin

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American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 April 1932 and 16 June 1939, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565951 Olin Downes (1886-1955), American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955). From the description of Olin Downes manuscripts, [ca. 1926-1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476554 From the description of O...

Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

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George Gershwin (1898-1973) was an American pianist and composer well-known for his collaborations with older brother Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin's work included musical theater, opera, most notably Porgy and Bess, and other classical compositions. From the guide to the George Gershwin sheet music, 1918-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) George Gershwin, composer. Ira Gershwin, lyricist. Ken Ludwig, librettist...

Goldmark, Rubin, 1872-1936

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Deutsch, Bernard S. (Bernard Seymour), 1884-1935

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Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 1864-1953

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Biographical Note 1864, Oct. 30 Born Elizabeth Penn Sprague, Chicago, Illinois, to Albert Arnold and Nancy Ann Atwood Sprague circa 1872 Began piano lessons with Regina Cohn Watson 1891 Married Frederic Shurtleff Coolidge (died 1915) ...

Hauser, Emil, 1893-

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Clemens, Clara

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Clara Clemens was the wife of Ossip Gabrilowitsch and the daughter of Samuel Clemens. From the description of ANS : Munich, to Margaret Sloss, 1914 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122369535 American soprano; wife of Ossip Gabrilowitsch. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 27 November 1935, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564489 Clara Clemens was a daughter of Samuel Langhorne Cleme...

Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950

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Walter Johannes Damrosch (1862-1950) was a German-born conductor and composer in the U.S. From the description of Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517384 From the guide to the Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American conductor and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to "My dear and heaven sent Isadora ...

Zunser, Miriam Shomer

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Miriam Shomer Zunser (born Manya Shaikevitsch) was a playwright for the Yiddish and English language theater. She was born in Odessa, Russia and emigrated to the United States with her family in 1890. She began her literary career writing for the English section of the Yiddish newspaper Tageblat and translating Yiddish pieces into English. She began writing for the Yiddish theater in the 1920s and later in English for the Broadway stage. In 1939 she published a memoir of her mother's family, Yes...

MAILAMM (Organization)

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In 1931 a group of Jewish musicians and scholars in New York City formed the America-Palestine Institute [Association] of Musical ciences to support music research projects in both countries. The organization became known as Mailamm, the Hebrew version (in an acronym) for its English title. among the founders were Joseph Achron (1886-1943), Lazare Saminsky (1882-1959), Solomon Rosowsky (1878-1962), Jacob Weinberg (1879-1956), and Joseph Yasser (1893-1981)...Over the eight years of its existence,...