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  • Jacobo Ficher Collection

    Russian composer Jacobo Ficher (1896-1978) became significantly associated with Argentine music of the twentieth century after moving to South America in 1923. In addition to composing, he developed a brilliant career as ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nikolai Lopatnikoff Collection, 1916-1979

    Russian-born composer Nikolai Lopatnikoff (1903-1976) studied in Germany and began his career there before fleeing Europe in 1939. He first settled in New York before joining the faculty of the Carnegie Institute ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar Collection, 1750-1950

    Serge Diaghilev had a profound influence on music, ballet and art in the twentieth century. His musical interests, as demonstrated in this collection, spanned a range of styles; much of the material ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976

    Through his work as a conductor and publisher and his efforts to commission new musical works, Serge Koussevitzky (1874-1951) maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes Archive, 1909-2009

    The Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes Archive is comprised of materials that document Serge Grigoriev's career as a dancer and as régisseur (rehearsal director) for the Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev (1909-1929) and for ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eugene C. Krylow Collection

    Eugene Constantine Krylow (born Evgenii Konstantinovich Krylov, 1905-1977) was born in Russia . After immigrating to the United States, he was heavily engaged in the cultural life of the Russian community in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vladimir Ussachevsky Collection

    Vladimir Ussachevsky (1911-1990) was one of the first composers of electronic music in the 1950s. He immigrated from Manchuria in 1930 to the United States and received music degrees from Pasadena Junior ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bronislava Nijinska Collection

    Bronislava Nijinska (Bronislava Fominichna Nizhinskaia; born 8 January 1891 [27 December 1890] in Minsk, Russia; died 21 February 1972 in Pacific Palisades, California) was a dancer, teacher, and a significant artist in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Houston Maples Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet Materials

    This collection contains important programs and photographs from the Bolshoi Theatre, primarily of dance productions, gathered in 1946 and 1947 by Houston Maples, U.S. Naval Attaché to Moscow, and his son Houston ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank Roberts Cole Collection

    Scholar and bassoonist Frank Roberts Cole apparently visited the great libraries of Germany and Austria in the 1960s in conjunction with a research project for identifying eighteenth-century bassoon music (which usually involved ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adolph Bolm Collection, 1895-1982

    Adolph Bolm (Adol'f Rudol'fovich Bolm; born 25 September 1884 in Saint Petersburg, died 18 April 1951 in Hollywood, California), Russian-American ballet dancer, teacher, and choreographer, joined the corps de ballet of the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff Archive

    Russian-born composer, pianist and conductor Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) achieved fame during his lifetime for his lyrical and expressive works (including three symphonies, four piano concerti, several operas, dozens of solo piano works ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nikolay Karlovich Medtner Papers, 1826-1954

    Russian-born composer and pianist Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951) sought to create works that incorporated elements of both Classical and Romantic musical styles. While he primarily composed works for solo piano, he also produced ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Boris Koutzen Collection, 1889-2005

    Boris Koutzen (1901-1966) was born in Uman, Southern Russia. He began composing at the age of six and studied violin with his father. In 1918 his family moved to Moscow, where Boris ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eusebia Hunkins Collection

    Born in Troy, Ohio, Eusebia Simpson Hunkins studied piano and theory in Dayton until granted a fellowship from the Juilliard Foundation to do graduate work in New York. Her instructors at Juilliard ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Zoritch Collection

    The George Zoritch Collection of photographs, periodicals, programs, clippings, and articles documents the post-Diaghilev era of early twentieth-century ballet. Zoritch danced with all of the companies that were successors to Diaghilev's Ballets ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material