• Moldenhauer archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990

    The archives consist primarily of music (both manuscript and printed), correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, books, newspaper clippings, printed programs, drawings, and engravings. They span years from the Middle Ages to the present, and include documents of composers, musicians, and literary figures, among others. The music in the collection includes holograph scores or sketches, both published and unpublished, as well as a number of copyists' ...

    • Contributor: Moldenhauer, Hans - Weger, August - Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings - Notated Music
  • Catalog Record

    Jelly Roll Morton collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Jelly Roll Morton is believed to have been born on September 20, 1885, in Gulfport, Mississippi. His family moved to New Orleans, where Morton had both formal training in music and exposure to the leading jazz performers of the day. By 1904, he was working as a jazz pianist, comedian, and vaudevillian. Starting in 1923, Morton made Chicago his base of operations. During that ...

    • Contributor: Morton, Jelly Roll
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905