- Antheil, George, 1900-1959
- Call number
- JPB 94-1
- Preferred Citation
- George Antheil papers, Music Division, The New York Public Library
- Music Division
- Access to materials
- Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
George Antheil was an American composer. In the 1920's he was involved in the avant-garde scene in Paris and composed ultra-modern music, then wrote more accessible operas and orchestral works, and finally moved to Hollywood and composed film scores while continuing his other composition. He was the author of the autographical Bad Boy of Music. Drafts of articles, books, and librettos; completed articles; several photographs, clippings, and items of correspondence; and periodicals containing articles by and about Antheil. Music scores have been cataloged individually in the Scores file. Many archival items have also been cataloged individually and linked to this record.
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Using the collection
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
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