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Leon Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0081
Abstract Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (1928-2020) has had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including nearly 50 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of Music. After making his debut at age 16 with Pierre Monteux conducting, Fleisher toured internationally as a soloist until a neurological condition caused him to lose the full use of his right hand. After three decades of focusing on performing the piano repertoire for the left hand, conducting various...
Dates: 1938 - 2014
Found in: Peabody Archives

Mendes I. Cohen itinerary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0189
Abstract

Mendes I. Cohen (1796-1879) was a Baltimore-based veteran of the War of 1812, banker, world traveler, and a member of the Maryland Legislature. This collection consists of a bound hand-written manuscript titled, "Diary of Six Years' Travels in Europe, Egypt, Nubia, Arabia, and the Holy Land from 1829 to 1835."

Dates: 1829 - 1835