Frederick R. Koch collection, ca. 1600-1960.

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Koch, Frederick R.,. Frederick R. Koch collection, ca. 1600-1960.

Frederick R. Koch collection, ca. 1600-1960.

A collection of literary and musical manuscripts by prominent composers; French, English, and American authors; and various historical figures, from the 17th to the 20th century. Included are manuscript scores, correspondence, writings, documents, and drawings. Among the composers represented by major holdings are: Handel, Boccherini, Schubert, Halévy, Berlioz, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Verdi, Wagner, Gounod, Offenbach, Franck, Saint-Saëns, Bizet, Massenet, Duparc, Leoncavallo, Puccini, Wolf, Debussy, Mascagni, Satie, Richard Strauss, Ravel, Reynaldo Hahn, Falla, Respighi, Stravinsky, Lord Berners, Poulenc, Wolf-Ferrari and William Walton. French literature is represented by such authors as Proust, Cocteau, Hugo, Daudet, Verlaine, Rimbaud, and Genet; English and American literature by William Beckford, Lear, Maugham, Milne, Wilde, Auden, Coward, Henry James, and Henry Miller. There are also historical documents relating to Frederick the Great, George IV, Léopold I of Belgium and his wives, Napoleon III and Empress Eugénie, Maximilian of Mexico, and the Stanford White murder trial.

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Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805

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Composed 1761. This edition after a J.F. Peter autograph copied in 1771, now in the Moravian Music Foundation Archives.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento in B♭ / L. Boccherini. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42554106 The present concerto is not to be confused with the composer's Violoncello concerto No.1 in E-flat major, Gérard no. 474. This edition from photocopies of ms. parts discovered in the Naples (Italy) Co...

Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0001e5 French poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856224 From the description of Poem delivered at a lecture, beginning "Dans ce hall cinq fois séculaire" : autograph manuscript signed : London, 1893 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCa...

Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., n.d., 1874?], to [Choudens], [1874?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270977098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to [Ernest Reyer], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672788 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to M. Ruelle, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672792 From the description of Autograp...

Ravel, Maurice

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000308 Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. From the guide to the ALS, to [Arturo Toscanini], 1930 Sept. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1930 Sept. 9, to [Arturo Toscanini]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682742 ...

Schubert, Franz

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Composed originally for piano four hands, 1928. This orchestration 1984. For Felix Mottl's transcription see callno.: 826.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy in F minor, op. 103 / by Franz Schubert ; orchestrated by Roman Pawlowski. 1984. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55011151 From the opera by Franz Schubert, libretto by Franz van Schober; first performed in Weimar at the Hoftheater, 24 June 1854. Cf. New Grove online. ...

Halévy, F., 1799-1862.

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Libretto by Saint-Georges; opera first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 17 March 1858. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Autographe d'Halévy : fragment de La magicienne : manuscript, [1858?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612871875 F. Halévy was a composer; he wrote the opera La Juive. From the description of Autographed musical score fragment and commentary, 1858. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155888413 Librett...

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973

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English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893

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During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. From the description of Letters received, 1792-1905. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485989 From the guide to the Letters received, 1792-1905, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Libretto by Emile Augier; first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 16 April 1851. Cf. New Grove online. From the description ...

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918

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Claude Debussy (b. 22 August 1862–d. 25 March 1918) was one of the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France he attended the Conservatoire de Paris originally to study piano before switing to composition. His orchestral works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894), Nocturnes (1897–1899), Images (1905–1912). In 1904 he rose to international fame for his opera Pelléas et Mélisande. He also composed two books of Préludes a...

Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

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Note at end says "Original mss. in Weimar--date 1851. First published by Meyer in 1854--later by Litolff. Never been orchestrated--either by Liszt or anyone else."--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Scherzo and March / Franz Liszt ; orchestrated by Arthur Hartmann. [c1934]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 69683005 Composed originally for solo piano, 1849, on the deaths of Prince Felix Lichnowsky, Count Ladislaus Teleky and Count Lajos Ba...

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Cocteau, Jean

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French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager, playwright and filmmaker. Antonin Artaud -- French poet, essayist, actor and director -- was the leading playwright of the 'Theatre of Cruelty.' From the description of Le moine de M.G. Lewis raconté par Antonin Artaud [manuscript], ca. 1931 / Jean Cocteau. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 318989605 French poet, novelist, playwright, and artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949

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Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer. From the description of Richard Strauss audiocassette, undated [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391808 This work was premiered in Munich on November 28, 1883, Hermann Levi conducting. Lahee's Annals of Music in America and Mueller's compendium of the repertoire of 27 major U.S. orchestras make no mention of a U.S. performance. Theodore Thomas conducted the world premiere of Richard Strauss's second sympho...

Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880

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Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880) was a German-born French composer and cellist of Jewish ancestry. He had a strong influence in popular music in Europe, and was one of the originators of the operetta, of which he wrote more than one hundred. His works were noted for their elements of satire and parody; two for which he is particularly known are the operetta Orpheus in the Underworld and the opera The Tales of Hoffman . From the guide to the Jacques Offenbach Letter, undated (after 1844)...

Genêt, Jean, 1910-1986

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David Hilliard was in prison from 1970 to 1974 on a one-year to ten-year assault charge. His letters from Genet were sent to him through his lawyer, Charles Garry, who also received some direct communication from Genet. According to Hilliard's notes on these letters, "[Genet] had a major effect in the change of Newton's and the Party's views on homosexuality. Zayd Shakur influenced Genet with regard to the Party. When I was released from prison I was expelled from the Party by Newton after Newto...

Beckford, William, 1760-1844

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William Thomas Beckford, English writer and art collector. In 1782 he published his best known literary work, Vathek, first in French. His budding political career was derailed in 1784 by scandal surrounding his relationship with William Courtenay (1768-1835). He is perhaps best remembered for his biggest failure -- his lavish but hastily built home, Fonthill Abbey -- which collapsed twice, earning it the nickname "Beckford's Folly." From the description of William Beckford manuscrip...

George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830

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George Augustus Frederick was born August 12, 1762, the eldest son of George III of England and Queen Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester on September 8, 1762. George Augustus became a knight of the Garter on December 28, 1765, and was presented to the public in October, 1768. In August 1783, George Augustus came of age and assumed his seat in the House of Lords on November 11. He aligned himself with the Whig party which soon fell from fa...

Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869

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Hector Berlioz was a French composer. From the description of Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626765 From the guide to the Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson)

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Frederick Robinson Koch is a collector of rare materials and a graduate of Harvard College, A.B. 1955. From the description of Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, ca. 1920-1979. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 663985221 From the guide to the Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, ca. 1920-1979., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Librar...

Satie, Erik, 1866-1925

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Satie arr. the Piège de Méduse to accompany the play in 1921; Sauguet met Satie ca. 1920. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of 7 dances du Piège de Méduse : piano : Erik Satie : manuscript, [after 1921] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671537756 Charles Gounod's opéra-comique Le médecin malgré lui, with a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Molière's play, was first performed in 1858. For a revival at the Festival Français in Mont...

Frederick R. Koch Foundation.

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

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Most material is from the oratorio; see Callno. 7087. This arrangement 1943.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic suite no. V : the triumph of Truth : based on / Handel ; free arrangement by Zoltan Fekete. c1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50064356 From the opera in three acts, librettist unknown. Composed 1707 or 1708.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance of the sailors : from Rodrigo / G.F. H...

Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897

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Alphonse Daudet was a nineteenth century French novelist and dramatist. From the description of Alphonse Daudet letter to mon cher monsieur Colhynon, ca. 1872 and 1950. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40804528 Daudet was a French novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and a leading figure in the nineteenth-century school of French Naturalism. Adolphe Belot was a prolific French author and dramatist. Fromont jeune et Risler ainé is a comic dra...

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...

Puccini, Giacomo

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An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. From the guide to the ALS, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Bettolacci, Torre del Lago, 1911 Aug. 19, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1911 Aug. 19, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Be...

Leoncavallo, Ruggero

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Italian composer. From the description of Roland 2d. acte / [musical quotation] / R. Leoncavallo / Berlin 17. XII. 1904., 1904 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270975715 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Leoncavallo to "Paolo, " Brissago, 1901 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122595413 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Milan, [ca. 22 June 1896], to M. [Max] Abraham, 1896 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885

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Victor Hugo, French poet, novelist and playwright. From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702159680 From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84010646 French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to M. Cassin, 1831 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 759121359 French poet, novelist, dramatist. ...

Franck, César, 1822-1890

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From the second of the Composer's Six Pièces Pour Grand Orgue, which were composed between 1860 and 1862. The original organ piece was dedicated to Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Andante, from Grande pièce symphonique, op. 17 / César Franck ; orch. by Charles O'Connell. [1950-1961?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49947367 French composer, teacher, and organist of Belgian birth. From the d...

Poulenc, Francis

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Composer. From the description of Francis Poulenc autograph letter to [Jay S. Harrison], [1953] July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902904 French composer. From the description of Discours du Général / (Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel) / Francis Poulenc / (1921). Avril 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568728 From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [Paris, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unkn...

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.E. Henley, 1889 Jul. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587810 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Leonard Smithers, ca. 1900 ...

Leopold I, King of the Belgians, 1790-1865

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King of Belgium. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brussels, to an uncle, 1836 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590409 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Coburg, to Herr Reichert, 1805 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590509 From the description of Autograph note signed, 1844 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591897 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Laeken, to a king, 1860 Dec. 11. ...

Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786

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Lear, Edward, 1812-1888

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 61 Promenade des Anglais [Nice], to Lady Duncan, 1865 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129778 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Cairo, Cannes, Paris, San Remo, and Botzen, to Mrs. (later Lady) Digby Wyatt, 1866 Dec. 30-1871 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598498 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Villa Tennyson, San Remo, to Wilkie [Col...

Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921

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Composer. From the description of Camille Saint-Saëns autograph letter to unidentified recipient, 1913 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902751 Saint-Saëns was known to have been composing the opera between 1881-1882. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of Draft of the libretto of Henry VIII : manuscript, undated [between 1880 and 1883]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232649239 French composer, pianist, organist, and writer. ...

Walton, William, 1902-1983

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William Walton composed the Sinfonia Concertante while living in London with the Sitwell family. Walton dedicated the three movements of the work to Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell. The Sinfonia Concertante was first published in 1928 and revised in 1943. From the description of Sinfonia concertante : for orchestra with pianoforte (quasi obbligato) / by William Walton. [ca. 1927] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092340 English composer. From the de...

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...

Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00020d I Rantzau, with a libretto by Guido Menasci and Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti, based on a play by Émile Erckmann, was first performed in Florence in 1893. A vocal score was published by Sonzogno (Milan, 1892). From the description of Sol che il sole risplenda. 1894 Nov 1-2. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092344 Italia...

Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000348 ...

Berners Lord

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English composer, writer, and painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Faringdon House (Berks.), [n.y.] to Mr. [Otto M.] Kling [at J. & . W. Chester] [n.y., 1915-1924] Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672667 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Faringdon House (Berks.), and [London], to Mme [Louise] Alvar to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1923 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672663 British composer. ...

Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

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Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (1808-1873) was elected President of the French Second Republic in 1848 and, as the nephew and heir of Napoleon I, became the Emperor of the Second French Empire in 1851 as Napoleon III. Louis LeBreton (1818-1866) was a French painter who primarily painted naval subjects. From the description of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte letter to M. LeBreton, 1848 November 14. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 766004431 Louis Napoleon, president of ...

Hahn, Reynaldo, 1875-1947

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Composed originally for clarinet and piano, 1903.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sarabande et thème varié : pour clarinette basse et piano / Reynaldo Hahn ; orchestrated by Lucien Cailliet. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49980832 Hahn was a French composer. Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire (1845-1928 ) was a French painter and illustrator of Marcel Proust’s Les plaisirs et les jours . From the guide to the Reynald...

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

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The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...

Wolf, Hugo, 1860-1903

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Austrian composer. From the description of Gudmund's erster Gesang. [1891 Oct. 30?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571339 From the description of Charwoche. [1888 Oct. 8?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571344 From the description of Letter, dated : [Vienna, 1 June 1880], to Mlle. Henriette Lang, Taikowitz, Moravia, [1880 June 1]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873919 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Vienna, 2 March and...

Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948

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Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian composer. From the description of Quartetto in la minore per 2 violini, viola, e violoncello / di Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Monaco, Gennaio 1895. 1895 January. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775721388 From the description of Quartetto in C-dur per due violini, viola, e vcello / di Ermanno Wolf, Luglio-Agosto 1893. 1893 July-August. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775852037 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph lette...

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), Anh. B. From the description of Beethoven's pianoforte sonata in A♭. Op. 26 (no. 12) / arranged in score ... entirely in autograph of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. [1834] (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421364937 Nos. 1 and 2 composed 1847, part of an unfinished string quartet. No. 3 composed 1843, ...

Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956

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Alan Alexander Milne (b. January 18, 1882, London, England-d. January 31, 1956, Hartfield, England) was born to John Vine Milne, the headmaster of Henley House School, and Sarah Maria Heginbotham Milne. Known best for his children’s stories, Milne was also a prolific essayist, playwright, and mystery writer. As a child, Milne attended his father’s school, where H. G. Wells was one of his instructors. Beginning at age eleven, Milne attended Westminster School and later en...

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000089 Opera with a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on Friedrich von Schiller's play Kabale und Liebe, premiered at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, on December 8, 1849. From the description of Luisa Miller : melodramma tragico in tre atti / sinfonia musica del Sigr. Mo. Giuseppe Verdi. [ca. 1850] (Yale University). WorldCat record id...

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912

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Jules Massenet was a French composer. From the description of Letters, [ca. 1874-1909]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122616188 From the description of Letter: from Jules Massenet, written on a calling card, [18--?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571050 From the guide to the Letter: from Jules Massenet, written on a calling card, 18--?, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the comédie lyrique in three act...

Duparc, Henri, 1848-1933

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Orchestra music. Originally the first part of Poème nocturne, composed in 1874. Parts two and three, Lutins et follets and Duo: L'aurore, are lost. From the description of Aux étoiles. [1874?] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092350 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 20 February [n.y., 1881?] to an unidentified friend, 1881? Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566028 From the description of ...

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

White, Stanford, 1853-1906

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Collector, artist; New York, N.Y. From the description of Stanford White papers, 1873-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132941 Stanford White (1853-1906) was an American architect, and a partner in the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, and White. He designed numerous homes for wealthy individuals as well as public buildings in and around New York City. He was murdered in 1906 by Harry Kendall Thaw for having had an affair with Thaw's wife, the very beautiful (and very ...

Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867

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Emperor of Mexico from 1864 to 1867. From the description of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico collection, 1847-1967 (bulk 1853-1867) (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28981462 Formerly Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph, Archduke of Austria. From the description of Papers of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1864-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455828 ...

De Falla, Manuel

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Manuel de Falla was a Spanish classical composer. Ricardo Vinès was a Spanish pianist. From the description of [Postcard, 1921 avril 4 to] Ricardo Vinès / Manuel de Falla. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100808 Spanish composer. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : Granada, 30 December 1922, to O.M. Kling [at J. & W. Chester], 1922 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576695 From the description of Autograph note...

Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Fernand Gregh, [n.d.]"Jeudi." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615671 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Georges [de Lauris], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851761 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to [Robert de Montesquiou], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851766 Marcel Proust is generally regarded as one ...

Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...