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    Roman Totenberg Papers The violinist Roman Totenberg enjoyed an extraordinarily long and varied career. Born on January 1, 1911 in Łódź, Poland, he moved as a child with his family to Moscow where he first studied the violin and witnessed the Russian Revolution firsthand. He continued his studies in Warsaw as a teen, followed by study with Carl Flesch in Berlin and Georges Enescu in Paris. Having...
    • Contributor: Totenberg, Roman - Kolsky, Ilka
    • Date: 1846

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    Related Resources - Roman Totenberg Papers - Digital Collections Related Web Sites at the Library of Congress Ilka Kolsky Artwork Webcast: The Roman Totenberg Legacy Webcast: Celebration of Roman Totenberg Other Related Web Sites Roman Totenberg, 1911 – 2012 External A website created by Boston University, presenting information about Roman Totenberg’s biography, students, and legacy. Roman Totenberg's Remarkable Life And Death External by Nina Totenberg From The Archives: Roman Totenberg External Totenberg discusses...
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    Rights and Access - Roman Totenberg Papers - Digital Collections The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as holders of publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or...
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    Roman Totenberg, 1911-2012 - Roman Totenberg Papers - Digital Collections Roman Totenberg’s career as a world renowned virtuoso violinist and revered teacher spanned nine decades and four continents. His extraordinary life is documented in thousands of pages of music, correspondence, photographs, programs, videos and other material now in the Library of Congress Music Division. Totenberg made his debut as a soloist with the Warsaw Philharmonic at age 11, performed his last concert when he...
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    An Introduction to Papers of Violinists at the Library of Congress - Roman Totenberg Papers - Digital Collections Totenberg playing violin / Ilka Kolsky The Music Division has amassed some 600 archival collections containing music, correspondence, programs, photographs, publicity materials, and business papers from a wide variety of individuals and organizations in music, theater, and dance. These usually contain whatever was retained by the individual or organization up to the time a collection is acquired by the Library of Congress. In addition,...
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    Roman Totenberg Timeline - Roman Totenberg Papers - Digital Collections January 1, 1911 Born, Łódź, Poland, to Adam and Stanislawa Totenberg. 1914 Moved with his family to Russia. 1917 Began studying violin with Alexei Ermolov, concertmaster of the Bolshoi Theatre. 1921 Moved back to Warsaw; enrolled at the Warsaw Conservatory and studied with Jozef Zarzembski. Roman Totenberg [1920s?] 1922 Debut performance as violin soloist, with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra. 1925 Studied with Mieczysław Michałowicz...
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    Roman Totenberg, A Centennial Celebration Correspondence. 4p., 3p. | Invitation to Boston University Totenberg centennial celebration, November 2010. Invitation, RSVP, return envelope. (General).

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    Conc ert Program, Town Hall Program. concert program | 16p. | November 12 1939 concert. (General). Concert Program (Form).
    • Contributor: Totenberg, Roman

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    Conc ert Program, Chamber Music Guild of New York Program. concert program | 4p. | February 18, March 18, and April 8, 1938 concerts. Concert Program (Form).
    • Contributor: Totenberg, Roman - Bontempo, Elly - Kirsch, Lucien - Kenton, Egon

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    Concert Program, Carnegie Hall Program. concert program | 16p., 1p. | March 29, 1948 concert. (General). Concert Program (Form).
    • Contributor: Totenberg, Roman

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    Roman Totenberg Publicity Material. 4p. | Publicity for 1932-1933. In German. (General).

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    Management. Annie Friedberg Publicity Material. 6p. | Publicity material about Roman Totenberg. Include repertory, reviews, and biography. (General).

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    Steinway & Sons to Roman Totenberg, 27 December, 1935 Correspondence. manuscript | 1p. | Invitation to play at the White House. December 27, 1935. (General). Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Totenberg, Roman - Steinway & Sons
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    Soulima Stravinsky and Roman Totenberg Program. concert program | 4p. | April 18, 1952 concert. (General). Concert Program (Form).
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Soulima - Totenberg, Roman

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  • Notated Music
    Sarasate, Pablo de. Caprice Basque musical score | 8p. | Pablo de Sarasate's Caprice Basque, annotated by Roman Totenberg. Musical Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Sarasate, Pablo De

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    Schubert, Franz. Waltz op. 77 manuscript score | 11p. With 3p. Inserts | Franz Schubert's Waltz op. 77 manuscript score by Romant Totenberg, with his pencil annotations. (General). Manuscript Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Schubert, Franz

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    Tartini, Giuseppe. Le Trille du Diable musical score | 6p. | Giuseppe Tartini's Le Trille du Diable, annotated by Roman Totenberg. (General). Musical Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Tartini, Giuseppe

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    Saint-Saëns, Camille. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, No. 3, Op. 61, B Minor musical score | 17p. | Camille Saint-Saëns's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, No. 3, Op. 61, B Minor, annotated by Roman Totenberg. (General). Musical Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Saint-Saëns, Camille

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    Concert Program, Town Hall Program. concert program | 16p. | February 3, 1942 concert. (General). Concert Program (Form).
    • Contributor: Totenberg, Roman

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    Concert Program, Alma Trio Program. concert program | 3p. | November 21, 1949; November 28, 1949; December 5, 1949 concerts. (General). Concert Program (Form).
    • Contributor: Totenberg, Roman - Baller, Adolph - Rejto, Gabor

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    William Schuman to Roman Totenberg, 3 March, 1967 Correspondence. manuscript | 1p. | Typed and signed letter from William Schuman to Roman Totenberg on March 3, 1967. (General). Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Schuman, William - Totenberg, Roman
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    Eleanor Roosevelt to Roman Totenberg 18 March, 1948 Correspondence. manuscript | 1p. | typed and signed letter from Mrs. Roosevelt to Roman Totenberg on March 18, 1948. (General). Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Eleanor - Totenberg, Roman
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    Krzysztof Penderecki to Roman Totenberg, 3 June, 1970 Correspondence. manuscript | 1p. | Typed and signed letter from Krzysztof Penderecki to Roman Totenberg on June 3, 1970. In German. (General). Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Penderecki, Krzysztof - Totenberg, Roman
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    Albert Einstein to Roman Totenberg, 27 October, 1935 Correspondence. manuscript | 1p. | Typed and signed letter from Albert Einstein to Roman Totenberg on October 27, 1935. In German. (General). Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Einstein, Albert - Totenberg, Roman