76 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Composers.

  1. Selma Epstein collection, 1931-1987

    72 items ; 5 containers ; 2.6 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Selma Epstein (1927-2014) was a concert pianist, teacher, promoter of contemporary music, and champion of 20th-century black and female composers. The collection contains contemporary music scores, many by women and African-American composers, as well as a small amount of clippings and promotional materials.

  2. Frederick Loewe collection, 1923-1988

    1,000 items ; 14 containers ; 5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Frederick Loewe was a German-born composer who wrote, with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, the scores for such musicals as My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, and Brigadoon. The collection contains music manuscripts from Loewe's stage and screen musicals, as well as individual songs not associated with a particular show. In addition, the collection contains photographs, a small amount of correspondence,...

  3. Hugo Leichtentritt papers, 1888-1972

    1,600 items ; 23 containers ; 10.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Hugo Leichtentritt was a German musicologist, music critic, and composer. The collection contains his original music manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, articles and drafts of his writings on music history, criticism, and theory.

  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. Laurindo Almeida papers, 1912-1995

    approximately 6,500 items ; 84 containers ; 35 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian-American guitarist and composer. Often credited for contributions to the development of jazz samba, Almeida was a prolific composer and arranger of music for both classical Spanish guitar and popular guitar. He was an acclaimed recording artist and became the first person to win Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances. The collection contains...

  6. Laszlo Krausz portraits of musicians, 1947-1971

    23 items ; 2 containers ; 2.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laszlo Krausz was a Hungarian-American violinist, conductor, and artist. A former member of the Cleveland Orchestra, Krausz transitioned into a distinguished career in painting, often focusing on Jewish and Israeli subjects while studying and teaching art at leading institutions in the Cleveland area. The collection consists largely of Krausz's ink and charcoal portraits of notable musicians,...

  7. Florence Parr-Gere papers, 1856-1964

    344 items ; 5 containers ; 3.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Florence Parr-Gere, born in Canada and longtime resident of New York, was a pianist and composer. Her papers contain published music, photographs, clippings, correspondence, a scrapbook, publicity materials, posters and other materials related to her experiences at the American Conservatory at Fontainebleau and lifelong musical pursuits.

  8. Modern Music archives, 1909-1983

    around 810 items ; 8 containers ; 5.75 linear feet ; Microfilm (93/20012 [MUS]--scrapbooks only). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The League of Composers was founded in New York in 1923 to promote American composers and introduce audiences to the best in new music through high quality performances. Its quarterly journal, Modern Music, was published from 1924 to 1946, and edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical...

  9. Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers, 1826-1954

    Approximately 2,500 items ; 11 containers ; 5.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nikolay Medtner was a Russian-born pianist and composer. The collection documents Medtner's personal life and career and includes correspondence, programs, articles, reviews, clippings, photographs, books with Medtner's annotations, three manuscript scores in Medtner's hand, realia, and other miscellaneous items.

  10. 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...