Ernest Bloch collection, 1888-1981 (bulk 1912-1959).
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Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999
An American violinist, Yehudi Menuhin was engaged in 1947 by Two Continent Pictures to appear and play in a projected moving picture named Delirium and an associated short movie; and later for a series of short films. He suggested changes in the script and performed the Mendelssohn Concerto for Delirium, but the picture apparently was not completed, nor were the short films although 22 reels were recorded and photographed. From the description of Letters and other papers relating to ...
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) was an American conductor, who led the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, American Youth Orchestra, New York City Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, and American Symphony Orchestra. His career began with studies at the Royal College of Music in 1896 when Stokowski was just 13. He performed as an organist and choral director for several years in England,...
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 ...
Engel was president of G. Schirmer, Inc., a music publishing company. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1940. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863213 ...
Lawyer, judge; interviewee b. 1910; d. 1982. From the description of Reminiscences of Abe Fortas : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100438 Abe Fortas was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1910. He received his undergraduate degree from Southwestern College at Memphis in 1930, and his law degree from the Yale Law School in 1933. Fortas taught at Yale from 1933 until 1938, and served concurrently in a series of New Deal posi...
Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942
Austrian writer Stefan Zweig was one of the most prolific and popular European authors in the years before World War II. He wrote plays, poetry, and fiction, but his most popular works were highly fictionalized biographies of well-known historical figures. His central themes were nostalgia and humanism. From the description of Stefan Zweig letter and pamphlet, 1929-1932. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51589995 Austrian writer. From...
Schillings, Max von
German composer and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Munich Apr. 27 1904, to [Victor Hahn at Das kleine Journal], 1904 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668876 From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : Munich Jan. 15 1907, to Emil Gutmann, 1907 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668872 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Munich Nov. 13 1905, to [Alexander Il'yich] Siloti, 19...
Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 1864-1953
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) ...
Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990
Ernst Bacon, 1898-1990, was an American composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. From the description of Papers, 1962-1976 (inclusive), 1972-1976 (bulk). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122639945 From the guide to the Ernst Bacon papers, 1962-1976 (inclusive, 1972-1976, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Composed 1937. First performance Chicago, 5 February 1940, Illinois Symphony Orchestra of the Works Progress Administration, the compos...
American harpist and composer of French birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York] Mar. 9 , to Mr. H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1918 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668697 Born in Arcachon on April 6th, 1885 and died in Waterville, ME on August 17th, 1961. American harpist and composer of French birth. He graduated from the Paris Conservatoire at the age of 16, an unprecedented winner of the premier prix in two instruments. In 1...
French composer, conductor, opera administrator, pianist, organist, and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?, n.d., 1888?], to an unidentified friend, [n.d., 1888?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873572 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Sauveur les Bains, 9 April [n.y., 1918?], to [Alfred Cortot], [n.y., 1918? Apr. 9]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582357 From the description of Véronique....
Pierné, Gabriel, 1863-1937
French composer and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bézu-St.-Eloi (Eure), 20 June 1916, to an unidentified recipient, 1916 June 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675004 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Herblay, 25 April 1899, to the director of primary instruction, 1899 Apr. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675000 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : the Hague, 27 April 1922, t...
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...
Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959
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...
Bysterus Heemskerk, a violinist, was Mengelberg's assistant and archivist. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1938-1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863936 ...
Bauer, Harold, 1873-1951
Harold Bauer, born Apr. 28, 1873, Kingston-on-Thames, near London, died Mar. 12, 1951, Miami, Fla. Throughout his career he was regarded as one of the greatest living pianists, a successor to the tradition of Liszt, Paderewski, and Brahms, and a celebrated interpreter of the music of Schumann, Brahms, and Franck. He was one of the first to champion the music of Debussy and of Ravel. Bauer also had considerable fame in chamber music, performing with Pablo Casals, Fritz Kreisler, Jacques Thibaud, ...
Mörike, Eduard, 1804-1875
Carré, Albert, 1852-1938
Director of the Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique, 1989-1913 and 1919-1925. After 1925 he assisted his successor as director. From the description of Items, [ca. 1928]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936998 ...