Lester S. Levy sheet music papers
- Levy, Lester S. (Person)
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7.34 Cubic Feet (5 record center cartons, 1 letter size document box, 1 legal size document box, 1 legal half-size document box)
Biographical / Historical
Mr. Levy began collecting sheet music in 1930, and his love of the music and its history resulted in a renowned collection that numbers over 30,000 pieces.
Mr. Levy wrote three books on American music of the 19th and early 20th centuries: Give Me Yesterday (1975), Flashes of Merriment (1971), and Grace Notes in American History (1967). He was very active in civic and religious affairs in Baltimore.
Mr. Levy died in Baltimore, MD, Sept. 19, 1989.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part of the Special Collections Repository
The Sheridan Libraries
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA