Found 169 collections related to Composers

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
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.
Royal, Ted, 1904-1981
Music Division | JPB 06-4
20 linear feet (40 boxes)
Ted Royal was an arranger and conductor and composer for Broadway musicals, radio programs, big bands and film. This collection consists mainly of scores for Royal's band and radio arrangements, as well as Broadway arrangements and his own... more
Macero, Teo, 1925-
Music Division | JPB 00-8
57.5 linear feet (76 boxes)
Teo Macero is a composer and music producer known primarily for his record production work for Columbia and CBS (now Sony) records from 1959 to 1975, and subsequently for his own company, M. Productions. The heart of the collection is Columbia... 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
Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997
Music Division | JPB 04-15
25 linear feet (34 boxes)
The American composer Ross Lee Finney enjoyed a long, prolific and illustrious career. His papers document his life and career and consist of correspondence, professional writings and lectures, press clippings, concert programs, photographs, and... more
Barstow, Richard
Music Division | JPB 04-37
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript copies, printed scores, and parts belonging to choreographer, director, dancer, and composer Richard Barstow, whose varied career included directing for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus,... more
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
Maltby, Richard, 1914-1991
Music Division | JPB 12-11
32.6 linear feet (123 boxes)
The Richard Maltby Sr. papers hold scores, correspondence, business papers, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks. The vast majority of the collection consists of scores and parts for arrangements and compositions by Maltby as well as by his... more
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-006
The Richard Rodgers Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, posters, newspaper clippings, and other material related to the career of Richard Rodgers. There is a small series of production files which includes materials on THE KING AND I,... more
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953
Music Division | JOB 91-56
1 item
Sergey Prokofiev was a Russian composer. Autograph postcard, signed "Serge Prokofieff." "On the back is the building where I will give a concert tomorrow.".
Easton, Sidney
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
1.6 linear feet linear feet (3 Archival Boxes)
Sidney Easton (1886-1971) was an actor, playwright and songwriter. Collection contains personal and professional papers including letters, writings by Easton, legal documents regarding his suit against 20th Century-Fox Corporation, and research... 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
Hamilton, Iain, 1922-
Music Division | JPB 02-3
36.23 linear feet (70 boxes)
Iain Hamilton’s papers document his career as a composer, librettist, and teacher. The bulk of the collection dates from 1951 through his later years, and consists primarily of scores and supporting materials.
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.
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990
Music Division | JPB 04-33
17 linear feet (33 flat boxes)
Jay Gorney was a composer, writing for the stage, screen, and television from the mid-1920s through the late 1960s, and a teacher and lecturer in musical comedy and theater. This collection consists of published scores from his earliest student... more
Bock, Jerry
Music Division | JPB 02-10
22.31 linear feet (72 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Jerry Bock papers primarily document the professional activities of the prime twenty years of his composing career, as well as his later works, and do not offer much, if any, insight into his personal life. Vocal scores, lead sheets, and... 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.
Reisman, Joe
Music Division | JPB 04-17
84.4 linear feet (121 boxes)
Joe Reisman was a producer and arranger at RCA Victor and Roulette Records from the 1950s to the 1970s; he worked independently into the mid-1980s. His scores and papers document his work on behalf of such artists as Henry Mancini, Patti Page,... more
Langstroth, Ivan, 1887-1971
Music Division | JPB 06-46
23.5 linear feet (36 boxes)
The American composer Ivan Langstroth had a successful career as a teacher, organist, pianist and composer in the United States and Europe. His papers consist mostly of his scores and sketches, with a small set of personal papers.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Weisgall, Hugo
Music Division | JPB 00-43
ca. 13.75 linear feet (36 boxes)
Papers documenting the career of the Czech-born American composer between the 1930s and the 1990s. Includes scores, libretti, posters, correspondence, clippings, programs, writings on music, financial documents and photographs.
Newman, Harold, 1903-1989
Music Division | JPB 06-13
3.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Harold Newman Papers document the business of a premier recorder music publisher, and demonstrate his efforts to increase the instrument's popularity.
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
Clarke, Henry Leland
Music Division | JPB 06-28
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
The majority of the collection consists of Henry Leland Clarke’s scores from 1929 to 1978. There are several drafts of many of the compositions in the collection. There is also correspondence, clippings, programs and other professional records,... more
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