1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) De Sayn, Elena, approximately 1884-1966--Archives.

  1. Alice Eversman and Elena de Sayn papers, 1862-1970s

    approximately 2,175 items. 31 containers. 14.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Alice Eversman (1885-1974) and Elena de Sayn (1884?-1966) were a performing duo active in the early 1900s. Eversman was an operatic soprano and de Sayn was a violinist. During the 1930s, they both settled in Washington, D.C., and became music critics for the Washington Star. They were important members of the local musical community as well as newspaper writers' groups. De Sayn also continued her performing and teaching career through the early 1960s. The collection includes personal and business correspondence, scrapbooks about Eversman, de Sayn, and others, writings, printed music, photographs, programs, subject files, and biographical information.