19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Pianists.

  1. Lorenzo J. Greene papers, 1680-1988

    46,200 items. 106 containers plus 9 oversize. 42.8 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.

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  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 Busoni, Poulenc, Schoenberg, Webern, and various 18th- and 19th-century composers, manuscript scores of works by, among others, Hans Eisler, Erich Itor Kahn, Earl Kim, and René Leibowitz, and printed music from the 18th through the 20th centuries, many with Steuermann's annotations. The correspondence includes letters between the Steuermanns and Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, Ferruccio Busoni, Theodor Adorno, Rudolf and Lorna Kolisch, and René Leibowitz. Writings encompass manuscript and typescript essays by Edward Steuermann, lectures and speeches, program and liner notes, interview transcripts, and letters of recommendation for students and colleagues. Writings by others about Steuermann are also included. Other material includes printed programs, clippings, papers of the Edward Steuermann Memorial Society, financial and legal papers, photographs, and materials acquired by Clara Steuermann between 1974 and 1981 concerning the activities of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).

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  3. Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec collection on Artur Schnabel, 1893-1996

    926 items. 11 containers. 5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artur Schnabel was an Austrian-born American pianist, pedagogue, and composer. Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec was Schnabel's student and confidante. The collection includes holograph manuscript and published music scores by Schnabel as well as published scores by other composers, some of which contain annotations in the hands of Schnabel, Le Garrec, and others. In addition, the collection contains correspondence; writings by both Schnabel and Le Garrec; concert programs featuring Schnabel as both pianist and composer; biographical material; press clippings, published articles, and monographs regarding Schnabel and his circle; books; photographs; and other iconography.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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  6. Wanda Landowska and Denise Restout papers, 1843-2002

    approximately 41,000 items. 255 containers. 117.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Wanda Landowska was a Polish keyboardist, composer, and teacher best known for revitalizing harpsichord performance in the twentieth century. Her school at Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, founded in 1925, became one of the great centers for the collection, study, and performance of Baroque music until it was looted by the Nazis in 1940. The collection consists of annotated music, correspondence, business papers, writings, programs, photographs, and other materials that document the legacy of Landowska. These materials largely reflect the activities of Landowska and her pupil, Denise Restout, during their years at Saint-Leu and after their immigration to the United States in 1941.

  7. Artur Rubinstein correspondence, 1921-1984

    approximately 12,000 items. 49 containers. 24.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artur Rubinstein was a Polish-American pianist best-known for his masterful interpretations of the works of Chopin. The collection largely consists of personal and business correspondence between Rubinstein and musical luminaries, publishers, organizations, and appreciative fans.

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  8. Helen Hopekirk collection, 1875-1954

    approximately 450 items. 13 containers. 4.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Helen Hopekirk (1856-1945) was a Scottish-born American composer, pianist, and educator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During her lifetime she maintained a rigorous performance schedule throughout Europe and the United States and studied under numerous artists. Her compositions were often inspired by traditional Scottish and Gaelic folk-songs and the works of poets and other authors. This collection contains music manuscripts by Hopekirk and other composers, biographical materials, writings by and about Hopekirk, scrapbooks, and other items that document her life and career.

  9. Leon Hilsberg collection, 1906-1941

    22 items. 2 containers. 1.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Leon Hilsberg was a concert manager in Łodz, Poland, and then a banker in Vienna before immigrating to New York in 1941. This collection of his materials includes photographs of and correspondence with musicians he met in Poland, as well as programs and a poster for performances of his brothers Alexander and Ignace.

  10. Harold Bauer collection, 1886-1951

    approximately 1,250 items. 18 boxes. 10 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Harold Bauer was an English violinist and pianist, teacher, and music editor who corresponded with many musical luminaries of his day, including Ernest Bloch, Nadia Boulanger, Pablo Casals, Gabriel Fauré, Percy Grainger, Jascha Heifetz, Josef Hofmann, Gustav Holst, Vincent d'Indy, Fritz Kreisler, Charles Martin Loeffler, Pierre Monteux, Moritz Moszkowski, Vladimir de Pachmann, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Isidore Philipp, Henry Prunières, Carl Ruggles, Carlos Salzedo, Gustave Schirmer, Leopold Stokowski, and Efrem Zimbalist. The collection contains manuscript and printed scores, correspondence, writings, clippings, programs and publicity materials, awards, photographs, artwork, and other items related to his life and career.