Found 78 collections related to Musicians

Avakian, George
Music Division | JPB 14-28
46.83 linear feet (118 boxes, 6 oversized folders); 112.82 mb (33 computer files)
George Mesrop Avakian (born 1919) is an American music producer, artist manager, writer, and educator best known for his work with artists such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, John Cage, Alan Hovhaness, Keith Jarrett, Sonny... more
Lucier, Alvin
Music Division | JPB 16-03
24.6 linear feet (58 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube); 2.5 gb (1462 computer files)
Alvin Lucier (born 1931) is an American composer who is best known for exploring the nature of sound and sonic environments. His papers, dating from 1939 to 2015, strongly represent his career as a composer and pedagogue over five decades. Most of... more
Holman, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 423
8.37 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 2.62 tb (4,510 computer files)
Michael Holman is an American filmmaker, musician, visual artist, writer, and hip-hop impresario. The collection dates from 1961 to 2015 and documents Holman's life and career through photographs, writings, appointment books, contracts,... more
Camus, Raoul F.
Music Division | JPB 14-13
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Raoul Camus, a scholar of American band music, is professor emeritus of music at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York. He has published several books on the history of military bands and secular music in the United... more
Evett, Robert, 1922-1975
Music Division | JPB 14-17
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Evett (1922-1975) was an American composer and writer on music. The Robert Evett scores, dating from 1946 to 1960, hold three of his compositions.
De Filippi, Amedeo, 1900-1990
Music Division | JPB 14-18
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Amedeo De Filippi (1900-1990) was an American composer and arranger. The Amedeo De Filippi score manuscripts, dating from 1927 to 1928, hold either manuscripts or manuscript copies of scores for piano, instrumental groups, or vocal music by De... more
Wieder, Gertrude
Music Division | JPB 14-10
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Gertrude Wieder (1893-1968) was an American contralto singer who performed in opera and solo recitals in the 1920s and early 1930s. Her scrapbook documents her career from 1920 to 1933.
Eves, Samuel Russell
Music Division | JPB 14-09
.75 linear feet (3 boxes); 56.32 kb (1 computer files)
Samuel Russell Eves (1903-1997) was a composer, vocalist, voice teacher, and multi-instrumentalist. The Samuel Russell Eves papers, dating from 1925 to 1998, contain scores for over 70 compositions by Eves.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 14-11
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s premiere opera companies for well over a century. Its series of live Saturday matinee radio broadcasts began in 1931, featuring host Milton Cross. The Metropolitan Opera radio scripts date from... more
Stein, Jean
Music Division | JOB 14-01
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Jean Stein files on Rudolf Von Oertzen and Friedelind Wagner date from 1951 to 1959. They mainly document the aborted 1959 production of Von Oertzen’s opera The Odyssey in Shreveport, Louisiana, as well as the friendship of Friedelind Wagner... more
Whittaker, James, 1885-
Music Division | JPB 14-20
.25 linear feet (1 box)
James Whittaker (born 1885) was a composer credited with a two-piano transcription of Deems Taylor’s Through the Looking Glass, published in 1936. The James Whittaker scores hold manuscripts for six compositions. None are dated.
Mauro, Antonio, 1944-
Music Division | JPB 14-21
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Antonio Mauro (? - 1922) was an Italian composer and organist. The Antonio Mauro scores, dating from 1884 to 1938, hold ten original compositions and five arrangements.
Feigin, Joel
Music Division | JPB 13-40
18.3 linear feet (55 boxes); 260.5 kb (3 computer files)
Joel Feigin (1951- ) is an American composer who studied with Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger. The Joel Feigin papers, dating from 1958 to 2010, document his career and education. They hold scores, professional and professional files, and... more
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012
Music Division | JPB 14-25
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Elliott Carter (1908-2012) was one of the most accomplished and respected composers of the 20th century. The Elliott Carter papers, dating from 1946 to 1995, hold correspondence, photographs, an undated interview transcript, clippings, concert... more
Müller, F. F.
Music Division | JPB 14-28
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
F. F. Müller was an organist, choral arranger, and choir director. The F. F. Müller choral scores date from the late 19th century and consist primarily of liturgical music for mixed choirs or male choruses.
Petrides, Frédérique, 1903-1983
Music Division | JPB 14-27
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frédérique Petrides (1903-1983) was a violinist, conductor, teacher, publisher, and pioneering advocate for women in music. The Frédérique Petrides papers, Additions, dating from 1918 to 1983, contain personal correspondence between Petrides and... more
Baron, Carol
Music Division | JPB 13-20
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Carol Baron research papers on Stefan Wolpe document Baron's research toward a never-completed biography of the composer. The papers hold correspondence from Wolpe, interview transcripts, notes, photographs, score and lecture manuscripts,... more
Trampler, Walter
Music Division | JPB 13-19
13.02 linear feet (36 boxes)
Walter Trampler (1915-1997) was an American violist of German origin. One of the defining figures of his instrument, he performed with the Beaux Arts Trio; the Budapest, Juilliard, and Guarneri String Quartets; and was a founding member of the New... more
Hamlin, George, 1869-1923
Music Division | JPB 87-34
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
George Hamlin (1868-1923) was an American tenor. His daughter, Anna (1900-1988), was a soprano and voice instructor. The George and Anna Hamlin papers, dating from 1868 to 1983, document the careers of both vocalists through clippings, diaries,... more
Kurka, Robert, 1921-1957
Music Division | JPB 03-03
2.38 linear feet (9 boxes)
Robert Kurka (1921-1957) was a composer best known for The Good Soldier Schweik (1956-1958), an orchestral suite which he expanded into an opera. He also wrote works for instrumental soloists, chamber groups, chorus, and orchestra. The Robert... more
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
Johnson, Charles Thruston
Music Division | JPB 13-18
3.01 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Charles Thruston Johnson papers document the violinist's career as an orchestral, solo, and chamber musician; as a teacher and conductor; and as the director of the International Festival Series of chamber music concerts. The collection... more
Mengelbier, Hubert
Music Division | JOB 13-03
2.21 linear feet (9 boxes)
Hubert Mengelbier (1887-1941) was a German composer, pianist, and conductor. The Hubert Mengelbier scores consist of the majority of his known works, all unpublished, and a small set of biographical papers.
Surinach, Carlos
Music Division | JOB 13-02
13.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
The BMI Surinach collection holds the papers of the composer and conductor Carlos Surinach (1915-1997). It includes correspondence, scores, subject files, photographs, scrapbooks, concert programs, clippings, posters, flyers, datebooks, awards,... more
Engvick, William
Music Division | JPB 13-22
.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The William Engvick collection of Alec Wilder scores holds sketches, lead sheets, piano reductions, or full scores for musicals and individual songs by Engvick and Wilder, as well as for music Wilder wrote with other collaborators, or by himself.
Stoessel, Albert, 1894-1943
Music Division | JPB 13-25
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Stoessel (1894-1943) was an American violinist, conductor, composer, and pedagogue. The Albert Stoessel papers, Additions, primarily hold lecture texts and course materials, and also contain small portions of biographical papers,... more
Holt, Bob, 1928-1985
Music Division | JPB 13-27
.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Robert Holt (? - ca. 1990) was a music arranger active in New York City in the early 1970s, known professionally as Bob Holt. The Bob Holt scores date from 1958 to 1977 and contain arrangements of over 200 jazz and American songbook standards for... more
Sapir, J. D.
Music Division | JPB 13-23
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Jacob D. Sapir was a composer and chazan (cantor) for Congregation Orach Chaim in New York City at the turn of the 20th century. The Jacob D. Sapir scores contain manuscripts for 16 of his compositions.
Hipkins, Helene
Music Division | JPB 13-31
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Helene Hipkins (1880-1973) was a vocalist and songwriter who co-authored several songs published between 1935 and 1942. The Helene Hipkins scores date from 1935 to 1942. They hold published sheet music, manuscripts, and sketches and lyrics for... more
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 13-29
4.82 linear feet (14 boxes)
Éva Gauthier (1885-1958) was a Canadian-American vocalist best known for her performances of contemporary music and her associations with George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, and other composers. The Éva Gauthier papers, dating from 1899 to 1960,... more
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