Bruno David Ussher collection of photographs, 1892-1957 (bulk 1922-1935).

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Bruno David Ussher collection of photographs, 1892-1957 (bulk 1922-1935).

Photographs of musicians and music celebrties given to Ussher in the 1920s and 1930s. Many are autographed and inscribed. Also included is a score by Edward MacDowell.

1 linear ft. (1 box)

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Stravinsky, Igor

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Russian born composer and conductor. From the description of Audio materials [sound recording]. 1931-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723194 Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer. From the description of Sketchbook, [1917?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465769 Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, set to the libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, was inspired by William Hogarth's series of paintings. Stravinsky had wan...

Zimbalist, Efrem

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American violinist, composer, and teacher of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 20 March 1917, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1917 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679473 Originally composed for William Kapell; the music lost in his fatal airplane accident, 1953. Reconstructed by the composer. First performance New Orleans, 19 February 1959, New Orleans Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Hilsberg conductor,...

Monteux, Pierre

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Griffes first met the French-born conductor Pierre Monteux in October 1916. When Monteux was appointed the conductor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1919, he began to program contemporary music, despite the objections of both the orchestra and the public who were accustomed to a German repertory. Griffes' The pleasure-dome of Kubla Khan was premeiered by Monteux and the orchestra in Boston, November 28, 1919, and repeated the following month at New York City's Carnegie Hall, December 4 and ...

Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987

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Violinist Jascha Heifetz was born on Feb. 2, 1901, in Vilnius, Lithuania. He studied violin with Leopold Auer at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He embarked on an international career in 1912, became an American citizen in 1925, and continued to concertize and record until 1972. He died in Los Angeles on Dec. 10, 1987. From the description of Jascha Heifetz collection, 1802-1987 (bulk 1911-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71055203 Jascha Heifetz, legendary American vio...

Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974

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Milhaud was born in Aix-en-Provence on September 4, 1892. As a child he improvised melodies at the piano and soon took up the violin. He entered the Paris Conservatoire in 1909, studying the violin with Berthelier, ensemble with Lefèvre, harmony with Leroux, counterpoint with André Gédalge, composition and fugue with Charles-Marie Widor, and conducting with Vincent d'Indy. He received first "accessit" in violin and counterpoint, and second in fugue, winning the Prix Lepaulle for composition. Mil...

Harris, Roy, 1898-1979

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Commissioned by the Rockefeller Foundation for the Rockefeller FIlm Project. Composed as film score 1940-41. First performance (recording for the film) New York, 21 January 1941, Roy Harris conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of One-tenth of a nation / Roy Harris. [1940?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 226966329 Composed 1949-51. First performance Wilmington, North Carolina, 21 March 1984.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956

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Philanthropist, musician, and cofounder of the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H. Born Marian Griswold Nevins; married composer Edward MacDowell (1861-1908) in 1884. From the description of Marian MacDowell papers, 1876-1969 (bulk 1908-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979848 Biographical Note 1857, Nov. 22 Born, New York, N.Y. ...

Mamoulian, Rouben.

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Theatrical and film director. Born 1897; died 1987. From the description of Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987 (bulk 1906-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132863 Stage and motion picture director; interviewee d.1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Rouben Mamoulian : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587306 Biographical Note ...

Ussher, Bruno David

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Bruno David Ussher was born in Germany, and studied musicology with Arnold Schering and Hugo Riemann and philosophy with Oswald Spengler. He spent some years in England, and then moved to Los Angeles in 1919 to write for the "Saturday Night" weekly. He received a D.Mus. from USC in 1934. Ussher was a Los Angeles music critic for many years for different Los Angeles newspapers (Evening Express, Examiner), magazines, and scholarly journals into the 1950s. During the years 1938-1941, his column app...

Stock, Frederick, 1872-1942

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German immigrant, conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1905-42. From the description of Frederick Stock papers, 1873-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895323 From the description of Papers, 1873-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34491655 Chicago Symphony Orchestra's second musical director (1905-1942); founder and conductor of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and Children's Concert Series; composer and an arranger of a var...

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 ...

Prokofiev, Sergei

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Prokofiev was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. From the description of Letters : to Fatima Hanoum Samoilenko and Boris Nikolaevich Samoilenko, 1919-1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612846006 Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953), Russian composer. From the description of Letters to Ephraim F. Gottlieb, 1920-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477994 Sergey Prokofiev was a Russian composer. From the description of Postcard ...

Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959

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Composer, violinist, conductor, and photographer Ernest Bloch was born on July 24, 1880, in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1894 he began the study of music theory and composition with Emile Jacques-Dalcroze at the Geneva Conservatory of Music, who advised him to continue violin instruction under Louis Etienne-Reyer at the same institution. He studied violin under Franz Schörg of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Belgium, in 1896, and composition in Frankfurt under Ivan Knorr from 1899 to 1901, whereupo...

Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978

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Koshyt︠s︡ʹ, Oleksandr, 1875-1944

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London String Quartet

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William Primrose (1904-1982) was a professional violist who performed with groups in England and the United States, and later taught at several universities, including Brigham Young University. John Primrose, William's father, taught violin and gave William his start when he was four years old. By age twelve he had made public appearances. When William was about fifteen, the family moved to London where Primrose attended the Guildhall School of Music and began to study v...

Molinari, Bernardino, 1880-1952

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Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981

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American soprano. From the description of Rosa Ponselle collection of performances, recorded interviews, and films, 1926-1987. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164288 Rosa Ponselle was an American soprano whose real name was Rosa Ponzillo. Her sister Carmela Ponselle (1892-1977) was a mezzo-soprano. From the description of Papers, ca. 1911-1981. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122576040 Rosa Ponselle was an American soprano...

Goossens, Eugène (1893-1962).

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British conductor and composer. From the description of "Nature Poem no I." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563956 Composed 1927. First peformance London, 2 October 1930, Leon Goossens soloist. Dedicated to Leon Goossens, the composer's brother.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Oboe concerto / by Eugene Goossen. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49817957 Originally sketched out as orchestral pieces, Goossen...

Chamblee, Mario

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Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0001c0 Composed originally for solo piano 1893. This orchestration 1979. From the description of Sonata für pianoforte, op. 12 / Jean Sibelius ; orchestrated [by] Albert B. Conkey. 1979. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41962755 Finnish composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dat...

Fenner, Beatrice, 1904-1985

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Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936

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Italian composer. From the description of "Voici Noël! / per soprano. / Ottorino Respighi" : autograph manuscript, 1919 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568953 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Abetone Serrabassa, 19 August 1925 and 7 August 1926, and [n.p.], 23 August 1933, to Claudio [Guastalla], 1925 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676008 From the description of "Partitura / Maria Vittoria / Atto Io. [Atto 2o. / Quadr...

Klemperer, Otto, 1885-1973

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Johanna Klemperer (born Geissler; d. 1956) was an operatic singer and Otto Klemperer's wife; Lotte Klemperer (1923-2003) was their daughter. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1910-1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863663 Conductor and composer. Otto Klemperer (b. May 14, 1885 in Breslau, Germany; d. July 6, 1973 in Zurich) is known particularly for conducting orchestral music by Beethoven, Bruckner, Mozart, and Mahler, an...

Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich

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Composed 1944. Original title: Élégie. First performance Boston, 29 March 1946, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky conductor. "In memory of those who gave their lives for freedom."--Fleisher Collection. From the description of Poeme elegiaque for full orchestra, op. 175 / A. Gretchaninoff. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49945337 From a comic opera after Gogol, op. 180.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of ...

De Luca, Giuseppe, 1876-1950

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Oberhoffer, Emil, 1867-1933

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Schumann-Heink, Ernestine, 1861-1936

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Born in Austria in 1861, the well-known opera singer Madame Schumann-Heink performed in the great opera houses of Germany, England and America. She became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. in 1905, toured widely in this country, and was very active during World War I performing for U.S. servicemen. In later years she made numerous radio broadcasts and appeared in the 1935 movie Here's to romance. She died in Hollywood in 1936. From the description of Ernestine Schumann-Heink collecti...

MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908

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American composer, pianist, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Villars sur Ollon, Switzerland, 3 July 1903, to Horatio Parker, 1903 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581435 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 25 November 1904, to Mr. [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1904 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581431 From the description of Letter signed : Boston, [n.d.], to Mr. Story, [n.d.]....

Roma, Lisa

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Ström, Ella-Viola

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Leginska, Ethel

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English pianist, teacher, and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York Dec. 21 1924, to Mrs. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1924 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667204 ...

Harty, Hamilton, 1879-1941

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Giannini, Dusolina, 1902-1986

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Hertz, Alfred

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American conductor of German birth. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York Jan. 13 1912, to Harry H[arkness] Flagler, 1912 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666183 From the description of Letter signed, dated : New York Nov. 22 1903, to Herr Schaum, 1903 Nov. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666186 Alfred Hertz served as conductor for the Tivoli Theater, Cothen, The Netherlands, the Maurice Grau Opera Company, the Metropoli...

Coates, Albert, 1882-1953

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English conductor and composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) and typewritten letters signed (9), dated : New York, London, Los Angeles, [and other places], 1921-25 and 1941, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1921 Jan. 3 and 1921 Feb. 1 and 1941 Nov. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564510 British conductor and composer. From the description of "The opening of 'Asshur.'" : autograph manuscript, 1921 Jan. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705623...

Wood, Henry J. (Henry Joseph), 1869-1944

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English composer. From the description of [Album leaf] autograph manuscript, 1927 Oct. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919891 English conductor. From the description of Printed program of the Clifton Chamber Concerts, second season, fourth concertsigned, dated : Clifton, 17 March 1904, 1904 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679372 From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : London, 29 June 1914, and Chorley Wood, 20 Mar...

Hess, Myra

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English pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York Apr. 25 1932, to Mrs. Melbert Brinckerhoff [i.e. Mary Flagler] Cary, 1932 Apr. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666224 Epithet: DBE, pianist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x00028c ...

Paderewski, Ignacy Jan, 1860-1941

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Polish pianist, composer, and statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674147 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Morges, 12 December 1938], to Mr. & Mrs. H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1938 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674145 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Morges], 2 September 1928, to Alfred Cortot...

Straus, Oscar, 1870-1954

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Austrian composer. From the description of "Alt-Wiener Reigen / (Old-fashioned Viennese Waltz) / Oscar Straus" : autograph manuscript, 1944 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569618 Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902659 ...