The Karl Weigl Papers. 1894-1986 (inclusive).

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Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949. The Karl Weigl Papers. 1894-1986 (inclusive).

The Karl Weigl Papers. 1894-1986 (inclusive).

The Karl Weigl Papers consist of Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about Weigl, as well as the papers of his wife, the composer Vally Weigl.

15 linear ft. (31 boxes)

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Toch, Ernst

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A native of Vienna, Toch emigrated to Great Britain in 1933 and shortly later to the U.S. After the war he stayed in Europe for a time and then returned to the U.S. in 1952. Lilly Toch (née Zwack) was Ernst's wife; they married in 1916. Ernst and Lilly appear to have been good friends of Alma Mahler. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1948-1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864622 Austrian composer, pianist, and teacher, n...

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Rodziński, Artur, 1892-1958

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Adler, Peter Herman, 1899-1990

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Nedbal, Oskar

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Spivacke, Harold, 1904-1977

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Musicologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Spivacke : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587332 Biographical Note Harold Spivacke was born July 18, 1904 in New York City. He studied at New York University, where he received his B.A. in 1923 and his M.A. in 1924. He attended the University of Berlin and received his Ph.D. in 1933, magna cum laude, wi...

Winkelmann, Hermann, 1849-1912

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German tenor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Bayreuth?], 24 December 1894, to an unidentified friend, 1894 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873864 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Vienna?], 29 May 1890, to an unidentified recipient, 1890 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679276 ...

Solomon, Izler, 1910-1987

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Educator, musician; Federal Music Project. From the description of Izler Solomon interview, 1964 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220197240 From the description of Oral history interview with Izler Solomon, 1964 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007130 From the description of Oral history interview with Izler Solomon, 1964 June 24 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312026414 ...

Einstein, Alfred, 1880-1952

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Betti, Adolfo

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Wittgenstein, Paul von.

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Smith, Carleton Sprague

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Mischakoff, Mischa, 1895-1981

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Morini, Erica

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Biggs, E. Power (Edward Power), 1906-1977

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Szigeti, Joseph

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Kolisch, Rudolf, 1896-1978

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Austrian pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 9 April 1914, to Frau Amalie Nawrtil, 1914 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566209 ...

Marx, Joseph, 1882-1964

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Marx apparently became a good friend of Alma and Franz in the course of the 1930s, before the Anschluss. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1930-1960. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863921 ...

Tollefsen, Carl, 1882-1963.

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Webb, Charles H. (Charles Haizlip)

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Waldman, Frederic

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Conductor. From the description of Reminiscences of Frederic Waldman : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451848 ...

Stiedry, Fritz

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Szell, George

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Hüni-Mihacsek, Felicie 1891-1976

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Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972

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Originally composed for piano, 1930; orchestrated 1932. First performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit, January 19, 1933, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of 20 animal pictures / by Rudolph Ganz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51970405 Commissioned in honor of the National Association of Schools of Music. Composed 1950. First performance Cincinnati, Ohio, 24 November 1950, Cincinnati Symphony...

Korngold, Julius

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Korngold was a noted music critic in Vienna and had been acquainted there with Alma and Gustav Mahler; he was the father of the composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957). He emigrated to the U.S. in 1938, and writes from Hollywood, California. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1941-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863706 ...

Primrose, William

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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...

Schenker, Heinrich, 1868-1935

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Biography Oswald Jonas, 1897-1978 In 1965 my stepfather Oswald Jonas, then 68 years old, faced a difficult decision. Retired from Roosevelt University in Chicago where he had taught since 1942, he was currently lecturing at the Music Academy in Vienna. Should he settle in Vienna, his original home, or should he return to his adopted country? Many factors were pulling in both directions when a temporary answer came in the form of a...

Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960

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Eble was an officer of the Bruckner Society of America, in New York City. Selden-Goth was a music scholar; she was an acquaintance of Mitropoulos and of Alma Mahler; Trudy Goth was apparently her daughter. Johnson was a music critic for the New York Post. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1941-1960. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863958 ...

Brosa, Antonio, 1894-1979

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Löwe, Ferdinand, 1863-1925

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Austrian conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Oetz Sept. 13 1906, to an unidentified recipient, 1906 Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668323 ...

Brunswick, Mark, 1902-1971

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Composer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1919-1970]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155500999 ...

Heger, Robert

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Andriessen, Willem, 1887-1964

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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 ...

Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973

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Catalan violoncellist. From the description of Letters, 1952 July 29 - 1971 Sept. 15, to Milly Stanfield. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378665 From the guide to the Letters, 1952 July 29 - 1971 Sept. 15, to Milly Stanfield, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Catalan cellist, conductor, pianist, and composer. From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., Prades?], 6 January 1939, to Mr. ...

Zemlinsky, Alexander, 1871-1942

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Felix Muhr was a young architect who proposed to Alma Mahler on 23 March 1901, according to her diary entry for that day. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Gustav Mahler, 1900-1930. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864872 Austrian composer and conductor. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Berlin], 29 December [1927], to Breitkopf & Härtel, 1927 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

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...

Adler, Kurt

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Kleiber, Erich

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Kleiber was an Austrian conductor who became music director at the Berlin State Opera in 1923; he conducted the world premiere of Alban Berg's Wozzeck in 1925. In 1934 he resigned in protest against the Nazi government and emigrated to Buenos Aires, where he continued his conducting career until after the war. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1924. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863654 Austrian conductor. From t...

Mandl, Richard, 1859-1918

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Messchaert, Joh. M. (Johannes Martinus), 1857-1922

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Miller, Philip Lieson, 1906-1996

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Epithet: Chief Music Division New York Public Library British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x00014c ...

Housman, Rosalie, 1888-1949

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Krueger, Karl, 1894-1979

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Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1876-1970

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Mary Louise Curtis Bok was a music patron, philanthropist, founder of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Wife of Edward Bok (d. 1930); married violinist Efrem Zimbalist in 1943. From the description of Letter, 1950 February 11, New Hartford, Conn. [to] John Bitter, Florence, Italy / Mary Zimbalist. (Curtis Institute of Music). WorldCat record id: 37323801 Mary Louise Curtis was born 6 Aug. 1876 in Boston, Mass. She was the daughter of the wealthy Cyrus Hermann Ko...

Schalk, Franz

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Schalk was director of the Vienna State Opera from 1918 to 1929. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1923-1924. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864342 Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x000048 ...

Ficker, Rudolf, 1886-1954

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Reger, Max

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German composer, 20th century. From the description of 2 autograph letters signed from Reger to unknown correspondents; + 1 postcard signed from Reger to Henriette Schelle, Weiden, letters both 1900, postcard 1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566386 German composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 31 May 1907, to Herr [Norbert] Salter, 1907 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675940 From the description of Da...

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...

Jacobi, Frederick, 1891-1952

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Composed 1919. First performance by the National Symphony Orchestra of New York, 29 April, 1921, Artur Bodanzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of The eve of Saint Agnes : symphonic prelude after the poem of Keats / by Frederick Jacobi. [1952]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 166329353 Written for the Juilliard Alumni. Composed 1939. First performance New York, 1939, Juilliard Alumni Association, Charles Lichter conductor. Ade...