1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Music--Instruction and study--United States--History.

  1. Grace and Gustave Schirmer correspondence and other papers, 1845-1949

    227 items. 1 container. .5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Gustave Schirmer (1864-1907) was the son of famed German-born music publisher Gustav Schirmer (1829-1893). Gustave is known for establishing Boston Music Co. in 1885 and for filling leadership roles in his father’s business, G. Schirmer Inc., from the early 1880s until his death in 1907. He and his wife Grace were very active within the music community and maintained relationships with prominent composers, musicians, and artists worldwide. This collection chiefly consists of their correspondence with these individuals, but also contains clippings, programs, biographical materials, and more.