Found 37 collections related to Pianists

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Mills, Margaret (Margaret Aydelotte)
Music Division | JPB 16-02
1.3 linear feet (4 boxes)
Margaret Mills is an American concert pianist. She made her debut in 1974 and has performed throughout the United States and internationally. Her repertoire includes traditional European music and newer American works, many of them by women... more
Apolinar, Danny
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-027
12 linear feet (15 boxes)
The Danny Apolinar Papers document the career of Danny Apolinar, lyricist, composer, pianist, nightclub entertainer and illustrator. The materials date from 1946-2000 (bulk dates 1957-1993) and include professional correspondence, legal and... more
Bonds, Margaret
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 873
5.4 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Margaret Bonds Papers (5.4 lin. ft.), are arranged in three series: PERSONAL PAPERS (.4 lin. ft.), CORRESPONDENCE (.8 lin. ft.), and CREATIVE WORKS (4.4 lin. ft.). Margaret Bonds produced a wide range of works spanning orchestral... 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
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
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Music Division | JPB 00-03 [Text]
82.3 linear feet (203 boxes)
The Henry Cowell Papers document the composer’s life in great detail. They include scores, writings, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional material, clippings and articles, concert programs, teaching material, photographs,... 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
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
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
Brown, Lawrence, 1893-1972
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3597
4.5 linear feet; l0 microfilm reels
Composer, pianist, arranger. Brown worked as Paul Robeson's accompanist for thirty-eight years. The Lawrence Brown papers encompass correspondence reflecting Brown's wide-ranging travels, and his friendships (mostly letters written by his friends... more
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Viola, Renzo, 1889-1976
Music Division | JPB 92-60
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Renzo Viola, born Lorenzo Viola in Sicily in 1889, was a piano teacher and composer in New York City and in Lindenhurst, Long Island. He composed music for the silent movie, The Trifling Woman ; invented an educational toy piano named Alice in... more
Lawrence, Vera Brodsky
Music Division | JPB 03-11
19.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
The Vera Brodsky Lawrence Papers document her second career as a music historian and book editor, and include select items from her early years as a pianist.
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
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
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
Nelson, Portia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-039
5.53 linear feet (13 boxes)
Portia Nelson (1920-2001) was an American singer, actress, songwriter and author. Her performing career was primarily in cabaret and recordings, but she also appeared in film and stage musicals. She also wrote songs, musicals, poems, and the... 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
Trueblood, Paul
Music Division | JPB 07-5
1.25 linear feet (5 boxes)
Paul Trueblood is a pianist and musical director based in New York whose work has focused on cabaret, Broadway, popular songs, and standards. This collection consists primarily of score manuscripts and published sheet music representing a range of... 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
Howe, Mary, 1882-1964
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-18
These noncommercial sound recordings were collected by Mary Howe and primarily consist of her own compositions, in particular her vocal and chamber works. Several performances feature Mary Howe as pianist or accompanist. Additional performers... more
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