Hour of Music records, 1945-1975.


Hour of Music records, 1945-1975.

The Hour of Music records include nine folders, arranged alphabetically by content, with material from 1945 to the final days of the organization in 1975.

.5 linear feet (1 box)


SNAC Resource ID: 8327817

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Harshaw, Margaret

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Rose, Leonard

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American cellist and pedagogue. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Aug. 28, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861769 ...

Webster, Beveridge, 1908-1999

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American pianist. Mr. Webster studied with Isidor Philipp, Nadia Boulanger, Robert Casadesus and Artur Schnabel and was the first American to win the Premier Prix award at the Paris Conservatory. He has associated with Maurice Ravel, and Igor Stravinsky. His concert repertory is diverse and wide-ranging, extending from Bach and Beethoven to twentieth century avant-garde. He is best known as a champion of modern American composers and for his interpretations of Debussy an...

Colony Club (New York, N.Y.)

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Hour of Music, Inc.

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The Hour of Music organization was founded in 1939 with the aim of showcasing young musical talent through concerts, and supporting them with financial aid. The not-for-profit group was entirely funded by voluntary contributions and benefit concerts. Among the artists appearing at the concerts were cellist Leonard Rose, soprano Margaret Harshaw, and pianist Beveridge Webster. Many of the events were held at New York City locations such as the Colony Club and the Hunter C...