Found 49 collections related to Letters (correspondence)

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Stead, Hiram
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1933-001
<600 portfolios>
The Stead Collection gives a comprehensive depiction of the English theater. $bThe collection consists primarily of playbills, programs, clippings and prints, but also contains manuscript material consisting of letters, photographs, legal and... more
Antheil, George, 1900-1959
Music Division | JPB 91-41
1 item
George Antheil was an American composer. Antheil promises to send a picture and speaks of his hope "to express the very soul, smell, and spirituality of his native land for the first time in music.".
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 2
[7] leaves, 28 cm; [7] leaves, 28 cm
Jerome Kern was an American composer. On Metro-Goldwyn Mayer stationery, Kern mentions Champagne and Orchids, a film Hammerstein and he were preparing for Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy but which was not produced; and comments on Hollywood... more
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 1
[4] leaves, 27 cm; [4] leaves, 27 cm
Jerome Kern was an American composer. Having returned from England aboard the S.S. Majestic, Kern comments about the musical, Three Sisters. Signed: Jerome.
Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973
Music Division | JOB 87-16
38 items
Pablo Casals was a Catalan violoncellist. 27 ALS from Pablo Casals of which 2 are partly in the hand of and also signed by Francesca (Frasquita) Capdevila; 2 AL from Pablo Casals; 1 ALS from Francesca Capdevila; 5 autograph postcards signed from... more
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 4
[1] leaf, 28 cm; [1] leaf, 28 cm
Jerome Kern was an American composer. Answers request for suggestions of 2-piano literature. Opens "Dearest Mathilde" and is signed "Jerome David".
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 3
[1] leaf, 28 cm; [1] leaf, 28 cm
Discusses economic arrangements for song title ideas. Opens "Dear Saint Cecelia" and is signed "Peter". Jerome Kern was an American composer.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924
Music Division | JOB 91-6 (Locked case)
1 item
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. Puccini encloses... more
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937
Music Division | JOB 91-5
[3] p. on [2] leaves, 21 x 26 cm; [3] p. on [2] leaves, 21 x 26 cm
Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. Photocopy of signed autograph letter concerning Toscanini's performance of Bolero.
Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973
Music Division | JOB 91-21
1 item, 18 cm; 1 item, 18 cm
Note of regret that Casals cannot fulfil Dr. Fehl's request. It begins "Chère Dr. Fehl" and is signed "Pau Casals".
Rodziński, Artur, 1892-1958
Music Division | JPB 88-83
Artur Rodzinski was a Polish conductor who spent many years in the United States. Photocopied correspondence, clippings, programs, score of canon by Schoenberg; 18 microfilmed scrapbooks, including 16 of Cleveland Orchestra material.
Weiss, Karel
Music Division | JPB 91-110
34 items
Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. Her pupil Karel Weiss, of Baltimore, was 20 years old in 1947. 12 ALS from Eva Gauthier to Karel Weiss, 1947-1954; 2 ALS from Eva Gauthier to Weiss's mother, 1948 and 1956; 1 TL from Eva Gauthier... more
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951
Music Division | JOB 91-10 (Locked case)
5 items
An Austrian composer, Arnold Schoenberg came to the United States in 1933 and became an American citizen in 1941. Kurt List was an Austrian-American composer also active in music criticism and in the sound recording business. 4 letters to Kurt... more
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
Bush, Muriel F
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 293
1/2 archival box
Muriel Fortune Bush was an educator and a photographer in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In 1935, she married Paul Bush who was from Louisiana. The Bush Family Letters, consists of a small body of correspondence among members of the Bush extended... more
Bampton, Rose
Music Division | JOB 89-2
.3 cu. ft.
Holograph musical scores by various composers including extensive sketches and drafts of Chausson's Symphony in B♭ major and single pages from works by Dukas, d'Indy, and Montemezzi; Toscanini's own works composed as a student, ca. 1882-1884,... 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
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996
Music Division | JPB 87-45
Sender and recipient are both American composers. They collaborated in composing a 2-piano work, Coal scuttle blues. 17 signed autograph letters, 30 signed typed letters, 1 telegram, and 1 postcard from Otto Luening to Ernst Bacon; 1 signed... more
Damrosch, Frank, 1859-1937
Music Division | JPB 88-25
1 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Frank Damrosch was born Franz Heino Damrosch in Breslau, the son of Leopold Damrosch. A choral conductor, composer, and educator, he founded the Musical Art Society of New York and the Institute of Musical Art which became affiliated with 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
Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907
Music Division | JOB 91-53 (Locked case)
1 item
Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer, and Edward MacDowell was an American composer. ALS in ink.
Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921
Music Division | JOB 92-50
12 items
Enrico Caruso was an Italian tenor connected with the Metropolitan Opera (N.Y.) after 1902. 3 telegrams (1919-1920), 2 letters regarding concert arrangements (1920), material relating to 4 insurance policies (1919-1920) including lists of jewels... more
Hempel, Frieda, 1885-1955
Music Division | JOB 91-45
.2 linear feet
Frieda Hempel was a German soprano with the Metropolitan Opera. From 1918-1926, she was married to William B. Kahn, who continued as her business manager after their divorce. Correspondence between Frieda Hempel and William Kahn, chiefly from the... more
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924
Music Division | JOB 87-2
38 items
22 letters, 8 cards, and 2 telegrams from Giacomo Puccini to Arturo Toscanini; 2 letters from Giacomo Puccini to Carla Toscanini; 1 letter from Giacomo Puccini to Gervelli (an impresario); 1 letter from Giacomo Puccini to Riccardo Schnabel Rossi;... more
Prokofiev, Lina, 1897-
Music Division | JOB 91-57
1 item
Lina Prokofiev was a Spanish singer whose stage name was Lina Llubera and whose real name was Carlina Codina. In 1923 she was married to Sergey Prokofiev, a Russian composer. ALS, signed "Linette P." Mrs. Prokofiev writes aboard the S.S.... more
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943
Music Division | JOB 91-7
1 item
Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer and pianist. AL. Description of the letter is not yet complete. Initialed (in Cyrillic).
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.
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999
Music Division | JPB 91-106
15 items
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... more
Potter, Howard E
Music Division | JPB 91-37
30 items
Howard E. Potter, who died in 1961 at age 84, promoted concerts in the United States for musicians and theatre personalities. Correspondence received by Mr. Potter; and clippings. Correspondents include: Geraldine Farrar, Elsie Janis, Rafael... more