Found 43 collections related to Pianists

Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 399
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Sergei Denham was a businessman and ballet enthusiast who became the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The collection holds a handwritten biography of Denham by Michael Subotin, as well as Denham's own writings on ballet history and... more
Carter, Sally Townsend, 1895-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3646
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Sally Townsend Carter (1895- ) was a pianist who founded the Wilton School of Music in Wilton, Conn. Collection consists of correspondence, concert programs, biographical information, and accounts. Correspondence, 1935-1938, is for the most part... more
Yates, Marjorie, 1900-1996
Music Division | JPB 01-71
Dame Myra Hess (1890-1965) was an English pianist. During the Second World War she organized and performed in hundreds of lunch time concerts at the National Gallery which had been emptied because of the threat of air raids. Marjorie Yates, a... more
Kalkbrenner, Friedrich Wilhelm Michael, 1785-1849
Music Division | JOB 91-11
1 item
Author and recipient were pianist-composers active in Europe. Kalkbrenner asks Moscheles to sign a receipt for the sale of 2 concertos and gives news: music of Neate and Potter is being played by the Philharmonic Society rather than Beethoven... more
Ries, Ferdinand, 1784-1838
Music Division | JOB 91-8 (Locked case)
1 item
Ferdinand Ries was a German pianist and composer. Ries speaks of an impending visit and concert and asks for help finding a position.
Kolar, Auguste
Music Division | JOB 87-1
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Auguste Kolar was a Bohemian pianist active in Prague and Vienna from about 1859 to 1874. Born in Prague, she studied there with Josef Proksch. In 1865 she performed a 2-piano work in a concert with Clara Schumann. After her marriage to Dr.... more
Hungerford, Bruce
Music Division | JPB 86-6
Bruce Hungerford was an American pianist and Egyptologist. Programs, clippings, and reviews of concerts and phonograph records; letters from Hungerford chiefly to Dr. and Mrs. George Dinsmore Stoddard; letters to Stoddard about Hungerford from... more
Ostroff, Esther
Music Division | JPB 90-86
.4 linear feet
Esther Ostroff, an American pianist, studied with Isidore Philipp. 71 ALS and 12 postcards from Isidore Philipp dated 1931-1957; 2 ALS and 1 postcard from James Friskin; 1 ALS and 1 postcard from Jacob Weinberg, 1 ALS from John Corigliano; 1... more
Operti, G. (Giuseppe), -1886
Music Division | JPB 91-121
33 items
Giuseppe Operti, "pianist to His Majesty Victor Emmanuel 2nd, late King of Italy," was later a performer, teacher, and composer in the United States. 7 programs, 20 clippings, business card, caricature, 2 copyright registrations, silk broadside... more
Lhévinne, Josef, 1874-1944
Music Division | JOB 91-22
6 items
Josef Lhévinne was a Russian pianist who lived in the United States after 1919. Lists of receipts for concert tours, in North America, 1908-1910, and in Europe, 1920 and 1922 ; and accounts of transactions with Steinway & Sons, which sponsored the... more
Copeland, George, 1882-1971
Music Division | JPB 91-135
.6 cubic ft.
An American pianist, George Copeland introduced the works of Debussy to the United States and also specialized in the works of Spanish composers. His many friends and associates included John Singer Sargent, Mary Garden, Isadora Duncan, Mrs.... more
Miles, Grace Greenwood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1992
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Grace Greenwood Miles, a pianist, was active as an accompanist and piano teacher in Boston from the 1890s through the 1910s. Collection consists of account books, scrapbook and notebook of poems documenting Miller's life as a professional musician... more
Rosenthal, Moriz, 1862-1946
Music Division | JOB 91-23
5 items
Moriz Rosenthal was a Polish pianist. In 5 ALS, Rosenthal sends tickets for several concerts to Eileen Wood and to her friend Francis Perkins, music editor of the N.Y. Tribune ; and describes his pending tour of 1938.
Philipp, Isidore, 1863-1958
Music Division | JOB 91-14
13 items
Isidore Philipp was a French pianist, teacher, and composer. Margaret E. Brown was a piano student of Philipp. 7 ALS, 1948 Feb. 29 - 1955 Jan. 5, from Isidore Philippe, Hotel Woodward, New York, to Margaret E. Brown, Flint, Michigan ; Miss Brown's... more
Stravinsky, Soulima, 1910-
Music Division | JOB 87-14
Soulima Stravinsky is a pianist, teacher, and composer, son of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. Correspondence and other material relating to Soulima Stravinsky as pianist, lecturer, and teacher; notebooks and other material about Mozart's piano... more
Persichetti, Dorothea
Music Division | JPB 14-14
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Dorothea Flanagan Persichetti (1919-1987) was a pianist and music educator, and the wife of the composer Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987). The Dorothea Flanagan Persichetti scrapbook, dating from 1925 to 1941, mostly documents the musician’s... more
Wagner, Josef, 1901-1957
Music Division | JPB 88-9
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
A pianist-composer born in Germany around 1909, Josef Wagner was giving concerts in New York City in 1939-1941. Manuscript scores of Josef Wagner's compositions; clippings, programs, and scrapbook.
Heifetz, Vladimir, 1893-1970
Music Division | JPB 04-4
14.5 linear feet (21 boxes)
The papers of the Russian-American pianist and composer Vladimir Heifetz consist primarily of manuscripts scores: they also include some music and lectures
Siegel, Arthur, 1923-1994
Music Division | JPB 07-4
23 linear feet (26 boxes)
Arthur Siegel was a pianist, composer, lyricist and vocalist who wrote for musicals, revues and cabaret. His papers contain scores, clippings, correspondence, programs, promotional material and lyrics.
Jacobs, Paul
Music Division | JPB 88-8
ca. 12 cubic ft. (36 boxes)
An American pianist and harpsichordist, Paul Jacobs, 1930-1983, specialized in music of the baroque and avant-garde. Correspondence, clippings, programs, personal documents and items; manuscripts and typescripts of writings by Jacob and others;... more
Mayer, Carrie Mina
Music Division | JPB 06-14
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Carrie Mayer Papers document the early career of Carrie Mina Mayer, a singer and pianist in the late 1920s and 1930s. The collection includes mostly programs, publicity material, and a small number of clippings and letters.
Kahn, Erich Itor, 1905-1956
Music Division | JPB 90-26
40 linear feet (80 boxes)
This bulk of the collection consist of manuscript copies, printed scores, parts, writings and correspondence belonging to the composer Erich Itor Kahn and his late wife Frida Kahn, who was a music teacher and a translator. Erich Itor Kahn was... more
Lhevinne, Rosina, 1880-1976
Music Division | JPB 94-4
ca. 9 cu. ft.
Rosina Lhevinne (1880-1976) was a Russian-born pianist and pedagogue who taught at the Juilliard School and privately in New York City. She was married to pianist Josef Lhévinne. Business and personal correspondence, pedagogical notes, clippings,... more
Briece, Jack, 1945-1988
Music Division | JPB 06-25
22 linear feet (43 boxes)
Born in 1945, Jack Briece was an American composer, organist and pianist, video artist, educator, and author, whose creative output was original and inventive. Most of this collection contains Briece’s diary, written on index cards and documenting... more
Kirchner, Leon
Music Division | JPB 11-14
12.72 linear feet (40 boxes)
The Leon Kirchner papers document the career of the composer, conductor and pianist from the 1950s to the early 2000s. They include scores and sketches, correspondence with important musical figures, writings, programs, clippings, photographs and... more
Levitzki, Mischa, 1898-1941
Music Division | JPB 04-18
3.34 linear feet (5 boxes)
Mischa Levitzki was one of the most popular American pianists of his era. The collection contains materials related to his work; including scores (published and manuscript), a scrapbook (photocopy), a leaflet, a poster, a program, a music journal,... more
Tureck, Rosalyn
Music Division | JPB 86-4
6 linear feet (18 boxes)
Pianist, clavichordist and harpsichordist known for her interpretation of the works of J.S. Bach. Published and unpublished scores by various composers with markings by Tureck; programs, clippings, and brochures.
Smit, Leo, 1921-1999
Music Division | JPB 00-42
13 linear feet. (22 boxes)
The Leo Smit collection contains scores, correspondence, and research materials from the prolific composer and performer, Leo Smit.
Oldham, Kevin, 1960-1993
Music Division | JPB 13-35
1.6 linear feet (5 boxes)
Kevin Oldham (1960-1993) was an American composer and pianist. The Kevin Oldham papers, dating from 1984 to 1997, document Oldham's life and career through personal and professional correspondence, subject files, publicity files, photographs, and... more
Bown, Patti
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 785
5.29 linear feet (13 boxes)
Patti Bown was an American jazz pianist, singer, and composer. The Patti Bown papers (1940-2006) document her career and, to a lesser extent, her personal life. The bulk of the material concerns her work as a performer and composer from the 1960s... more