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Contains 30 Results:

Robert Schumann, 1840

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents This folder contains a lithograph of Robert Schumann done by P. Rohrbach. It was originally published by Edwin F. Kalmus, 209 W. 57th St., New York, City. It was printed in Austria. Included with the lithograph is a letter written and autographed by Schuman, and it is dated Leipzig, May, 1840. From 1832-1839 Schuman composed almost entirely for the piano. The year this letter was written is often referred to as Schumann’s year of the song, as he composed 168 of them in the...
Dates: 1840

Ernestine Schumann-Heink, 1928-1932

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 27
Scope and Contents This folder contains two separate images of Ernestine. The first of these images is a black and white copy of a photograph that was clipped from a newspaper. Attached to copy is a card is an autograph that contains the message, “In art, life, in life, truth!” This autographed card bares the date March, 10, 1932. The second image is a black and white photograph of Ernestine taken by deVose in San Diego. Below the photo graph is an autographed message that states, “To Mr. and Mrs. Charles...
Dates: 1928-1932

Richard Strauss, 1925

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents This folder contains a photograph of Richard Strauss taken while he was Munich. This photo appears to be removed from a program, as the back of it contains a photo of Hans Knapperlsbusch. Below his photograph is a description of the end of Act 2, and the beginning of Act 3 of Der Rosenkavalier. This program clipping is accompanied by an autographed letter written by the composer and dated September 9, 1925. 1925 found Richard Strauss working on two projects: His opera Die...
Dates: 1925

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents

This folder contains a photograph of the composer accompanied by a handwritten note autographed by the composer. The autograph bears the date March, 29th, but no year is given.

Dates: undated

Cosima Wagner, 1897

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents

This folder contains a picture of Cosima clipped from a magazine, and a letter autographed by Cosima and dated May 11, 1897, while she was in Bayreuth.

Dates: 1897