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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Basil Toutorsky (1896-1989), a Russian pianist and composer, taught music in Washington, D.C., for over 50 years. Born into nobility in Russia, Toutorsky fought for the White Russian forces in World War I and fled to the United States in the 1920s. He established the Toutorsky Academy of Music in Washington, where he gave private lessons and composed music from 1937 until his death in 1989. His collection includes personal papers and photographs relating to his life and career.
Overview Gardner Jencks was a pianist and composer who grew up in Baltimore and earned an artist diploma from the Peabody Conservatory. His papers contain manuscript and printed facsimile scores of his unpublished compositions, papers related to his study of music, and various items of ephemera.
Overview Born in czarist Russia, composer and pianist Vladimir Padwa immigrated to the United States in 1932 and was heard regularly in concert halls, on radio, and in recordings for RCA Victor. He co-founded the First Piano Quartet and taught at the New York College of Music. The Vladimir Padwa papers contain manuscript scores, many of which are holographs, of nearly all of Padwa’s compositions, including works for piano, large ensemble, and the stage. The collection also includes Padwa’s musical...