Found 77 collections related to Musicians

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 The Hubert Mengelbier scores consist of the majority of his known works, all unpublished, and a small set of biographical papers.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
Parker, Errol
Music Division | JPB 14-01
.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Errol Parker (née Raphael Shecroun, 1925-1998) was a jazz pianist, drummer, composer, arranger, and bandleader. The Errol Parker scores, dating from 1982 to ca. 1998, mainly contain compositions and arrangements Parker created for the tentet he... more
Bell, Larry, 1952-
Music Division | JPB 15-69
5.62 linear feet (15 boxes)
Larry Bell (born 1952) is an American composer and pianist. The Larry Bell papers, dating from 1965 to 2013, document the composer's career through published scores, sketches, programs, clippings, correspondence, subject files, writings, and... more
Amram, David
Music Division | JPB 14-29
74.92 linear feet (114 boxes, 33 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 2 tubes)
David Amram (born 1930) is an American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist active in classical, jazz, and folk music. The David Amram papers, dating from 1937 to 2011, most strongly represent his career path from the 1950s through the... 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
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
Ward, Frank Edwin, 1872-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3217
Frank Edwin Ward (1872-1953), was an organist, composer and music teacher at Columbia University. His father, Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1831-1902), was a social reformer, historian, and author of The Ancient Lowly and other books on the history of... more
Dunkley, Ferdinand, 1869-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 860
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Ferdinand L. Dunkley (1869-1956) was a New Orleans-based musician, poet and writer. He organized the New Orleans Choral-Symphony Society and was active in various musical and literary groups. Collection consists of correspondence, writings,... more
Fitelberg, Jerzy, 1903-1951
Music Division | JOB 95-14
5.84 linear feet (22 boxes)
The Jerzy Fitelberg papers primarily hold the composer's score manuscripts. They also contain correspondence, concert programs and clipping files.
Randall, J. K., 1929-2014
Music Division | JPB 12-03
14.95 linear feet (45 boxes)
The bulk of the J.K. Randall Collection consists of the composer's scores and other papers documenting his compositions. The remainder is comprised of Randall's personal files containing his writings, theoretical notes and analyses, correspondence... more
Kauder Society
Music Division | JPB 11-8
10.91 linear feet (33 boxes; 75 sound recordings)
The Hugo Kauder Society records contain the papers and scores of the composer Hugo Kauder, as well as the records of the Society dedicated to preserving and promoting his music.
International Society for Contemporary Music
Music Division | JPB 11-5
7.98 linear feet (20 boxes)
The League of Composers / International Society for Contemporary Music records contain the papers of the League's co-founder and first Executive Director, Claire Raphael Reis; the records of both the League of Composers and the United States... more
Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club)
Music Division | JPB 11-15
8.69 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club) is an organization made up of distinguished New York City musicians and music lovers that organizes dinners and chamber concerts for its members, supports young artists, and honors notable musicians. The... 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
Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958
Music Division | JOB 88-4
6 cubic ft. (17 boxes)
Correspondence (chiefly 1905-1958) including ca. 1000 autograph letters collected by Mr. Abell; mss. of articles and book chapters; concert programs; newspaper and magazine clippings; calling cards; photographs and other pictures including more... more
Symphony of the New World (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 171
4.58 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Symphony of the New World was founded in 1964 by an interracial committee of professional musicians to provide opportunities for minorities, particularly black and Puerto Rican musicians, who were being discriminated against by the major... more
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