23 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Composers--Correspondence.

  1. Sergei Rachmaninoff archive, 1872-1992

    17,668 items ; 89 containers ; 68.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor. The Sergei Rachmaninoff Archive contains material related to his life and career after he and his family left Russia in 1917 to establish themselves in the United States. The archive contains Rachmaninoff's holograph music manuscripts, correspondence, writings, biographical articles and clippings, awards and honors, concert...

  2. Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981

    approximately 2000 items ; 46 boxes ; 16 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Edward Steuermann (1892-1964) was a pianist, composer, and teacher; his wife Clara Steuermann (1922-1982) was a pianist and music librarian. The collection includes music manuscripts (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by...

  3. Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, 1750-1950

    around 1,350 items ; 81 boxes ; 91 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection is comprised in large part of printed music, widely representing 18th century Italian and 19th century Russian operatic music. Includes rare pre-revolutionary editions of Russian folk songs, annotated performance scores of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Cimarosa. Non-musical materials include three letters from S. Prokofiev to S. Diaghilev, rare edition of books...

  4. Fritz Kreisler collection, 1845-1969

    around 1,800 items ; 25 boxes ; 14 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Fritz Kreisler was an Austrian-born American violinist and composer. The collection contains Kreisler's original compositions in sketch, manuscript (including holographs), and printed form. In addition, it contains manuscript and heavily annotated printed copies of Kreisler's transcriptions of other composers' music. It also contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, programs,...

  5. Erich Wolfgang Korngold collection, 1889-2008

    approximately 8,000 items . 90 containers. 40 linear feet. 17 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold was a composer and pianist noted for his orchestral works, operas, concertos, film scores, piano music, and chamber music. A musical prodigy, he famously displayed immense talent for both performance and composition. Korngold and his family were part of the exodus of European artists who moved to the United States during the rise of Nazism in Europe. He lived and worked...

  6. David Diamond papers, 1915-2003

    approximately 48,450 items. 279 containers. 125 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    David Diamond was an award-winning American-Jewish composer and prominent symphonist of the mid-twentieth century. A former student of Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger, Diamond ultimately composed eleven symphonies and countless other chamber and vocal works, such as his influential Symphony no. 4 (1945), Elegy in memory of Maurice Ravel (1938), and Rounds (1944). His social circle of musical...

  7. Sallie R. Wagner collection, 1949-1992

    39 items ; 1 container ; 0.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sallie R. Wagner was a photographer, author, weaver, and a benefactor and patron of the dancer Erick Hawkins and his dance company. The collection is composed chiefly of correspondence to Sallie R. Wagner (and some addressed to William J. Lippincott, her then-husband) from Erick Hawkins, Martha Graham, and Lucia Dlugoszewski. It also includes several essays written by Hawkins, Dlugoszewski, and...

  8. George Antheil correspondence to Stanley Hart, 1919-1931

    approximately 140 items ; 1 container ; .25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection chiefly consists of letters from George Antheil to friend and writer Stanley Hart. The letters chronicle Antheil's personal and professional exploits during his 1920s European tour.

  9. George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1921-1940

    approximately 500 items ; 3 containers ; 2.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and his longtime patron, Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Other items include several writings by Antheil, photographs of his staged works, promotional materials, and clippings.

  10. Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, 1878-1959

    approximately 11,000 items ; 76 containers ; 26.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Von Tilzer / Gumm Collection consists of both personal and professional papers of composer and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946) and his brother, H. Harold Gumm (1881 or 82-1973), who was a lawyer, agent, and producer in the entertainment business. After having served as attorney for the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC) for several decades, Harold Gumm served as...