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Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-002
7 linear feet (12 boxes)
Collection documents the life and career of musical theater composer, producer and teacher, Jay Gorney.
Hornberger, G. O.
Music Division | JPB 06-37
9.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
This collection contains materials related to concert cellist and music professor Gustave Otto Hornberger. The materials primarily consist of scores created by Hornberger. There is a small amount of material documenting Hornberger's concert schedule.
Operti, G. (Giuseppe), -1886
Music Division | JPB 91-121
33 items
Giuseppe Operti, "pianist to His Majesty Victor Emmanuel 2nd, late King of Italy," was later a performer, teacher, and composer in the United States. 7 programs, 20 clippings, business card, caricature, 2 copyright registrations, silk broadside... 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
Nicholl, H. W. (Horace Wadham), 1848-1922
Music Division | JPB 04-22
1.2 linear feet (2 boxes)
The British composer, organist and writer Horace Wadham Nicholl, a devotee of Wagner and Liszt, was well known and respected during his lifetime. His papers consist of scrapbooks, press clippings, concert programs, promotional material, articles... more
Kaun, Hugo, 1863-1932
Music Division | JPB 04-5
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Hugo Kaun, composer and choral conductor, was born in Berlin Germany on March 21, 1863. Following his father’s death in 1886, he went to the USA and settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he worked as a teacher, composer and choral conductor. He... 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
Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937
Music Division | JPB 86-17
Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. Correspondence, contracts and royalty statements, libretti and programs, clippings (reviews), scrapbooks, financial... 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
Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996
Music Division | JPB 97-44
432 linear feet, 95 boxes
The Frank Wigglesworth Papers document Wigglesworth's life and career. The collection was assembled by Wigglesworth over the course of his lifetime, and includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers,... more
Howard, John Tasker, 1890-1964
Music Division | JPB 03-9
12 linear feet (29 boxes)
John Tasker Howard was a composer, pianist and eminent writer on American musical subjects. The collection includes business related correspondence, writings (for radio, books, articles and lectures / speeches), musical compositions (many for... more
Wilson, John W., 1927-1992
Music Division | JPB 04-6
7 linear feet (22 boxes)
The John Wilson papers document his career as a composer, choreographer, and teacher. The collection contains scores dating from Wilson’s college years in the early 1950s, materials relating to his career as a dancer and a teacher and other... more
Moyse, Marcel, 1889-1984
Music Division | JPB 02-11
8 linear feet. (23 boxes)
Papers of Marcel Moyse, flutist and expert teacher in French-style flute. The collection primarily contains papers and scores relating to Moyse’s work as a teacher.
Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964
Music Division | JPB 04-29
20.6 linear feet (16 boxes)
The composer Louis Gruenberg, was a pioneer in forming an American style of classical music. Best known for his opera The Emperor Jones, his Papers consist primarily of scores and sketches, but also include writings,... more
Fryer, Katharine Homer, 1907-
Music Division | JPB 09-3
58.3 linear feet (84 boxes)
The Louise Homer Collection extensively documents the lives and careers of Louise and Sidney Homer, as well as the history of their extended family. It was assembled by Katharine Homer Fryer, one of the Homers' twin daughters. The collection... more
Holler, John, 1904-
Music Division | JPB 06-36
2 linear feet (3 boxes)
John Holler (1904-1977) was an organist and choir director from New York City. He performed in churches for most of his career, occasionally participating in secular concerts, as well. Holler also composed and arranged music for the organ. The... more
Becker, John J.
Music Division | JPB 04-27
24.25 linear feet (61 boxes)
John J. Becker was the only Midwestern member of a group of ultramodernist American composers known as the “American Five”. He was known for his use of difficult techniques of counterpoint and harmony. Becker’s most important works include more
Schindler, Kurt, 1882-1935
Music Division | JPB 93-1
The Kurt Schindler Papers represent the life and career of Kurt Schindler, a conductor, composer, music editor and folksong musicologist. The material covers his early musical interests and compositions, his career in the United States as an... more
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886
Music Division | JOB 91-50 (Locked case)
1 item
Franz Liszt was a Hungarian composer. ALS in ink.
Guiraud, Ernest, 1837-1892
Music Division | JOB 91-3
[1] leaf, 27 cm; [1] leaf, 27 cm
Ernest Guiraud, a French composer, studied piano with the recipient, A. Marmontel. In 1888 composer Paul Dukas won the 2nd Prix de Rome with a cantata, Velléda. Carbon copy of the transcription of a letter concerning Dukas and the Prix de Rome.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912
Music Division | JOB 91-55 no. 1
1 item
Jules Massenet was a French composer. ALS. Signed: Massenet.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886
Music Division | JOB 91-49 (Locked case)
1 item
Franz Liszt was a Hungarian composer.
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
Music Division | JOB 86-3
15 folders in 1 box, 40 x 27 x 8 cm; 15 folders in 1 box, 40 x 27 x 8 cm
During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. About 300 letters mostly to Charles Gounod or Georgina Weldon.
Lewine, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-008
35.5 linear feet (42 boxes, 1 tube)
Richard Lewine was a musical theater composer, an author of works of scholarship on musical theater and a theater and television producer, working mainly from the 1930s through the 1980s. This collection includes personal files, scores, scripts,... more
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904
Music Division | JOB 91-54
1 item
Receipt, written and signed by Antonin Dvořàk on a form printed "Received from The National Conservatory of Music of America, New York, 189-", acknowledging receipt of $2000 "on account of salary 1893-94.".
Steinert, Alexander, 1900-1982
Music Division | JPB 06-62
2.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Alexander Lang Steinert (1900-1982) was a composer, conductor, and pianist who worked in television, film, and radio, as well as concert settings. The Alexander Steinert Papers consists primarily of the composer’s collection of published scores,... more
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Music Division | JOB 91-48
1 item
Richard Wagner was a German composer of operas. Joseph Niering, a bass, was cast as Hunding in the August, 1876, Bayreuth performance of Die Walküre.
Thuille, Ludwig, 1861-1907
Music Division | JOB 91-20
1 item
Ludwig Thuille was a German composer and pedagogue. Lobetanz was one of 3 operas he composed. Thuille asks about the scheduling and casting of Lobetanz, then describes a rather poor performance of an otherwise highly praised work by the unnamed... more
Chesnokov, A. G. (Alexander Grigorʹevich), 1880-1941
Music Division | JOB 06-2
8.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
The papers of the Russian composer Alexander Chesnokov consist primarily of music scores; they also include unpublished librettos and manuscripts in English, French and Russian.
Frenkel, Stefan, 1902-1979
Music Division | JPB 11-2
4.34 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 other item)
The papers of the violinist Stefan Frenkel are primarily composed of scores for music by Frenkel and by other composers, many with Frenkel's performance notes. They also contain scrapbooks, clippings, photographs and programs.
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digitized and are available online.