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Germania Männerchor concert programs

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0088
Abstract

Baltimore's Germania Männerchor (men's choir), active from 1856 to 1929, was composed primarily of men of German origin. The choir held numerous concerts in the 1890s and early twentieth century, but it reduced its public activities after 1917 due to anti-German public sentiment in response to World War I. The collection includes Germania Männerchor concert programs from 1898 to 1917.

Dates: 1898 - 1917
Found in: Peabody Archives

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

Theodor von Muncker collection on the Bayreuth Festspielhaus

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0032
Abstract

The collection contains chiefly printed material from 1872 to 1889 gathered by Theodor von Muncker, mayor of the Bavarian town of Bayreuth during the period of the construction and opening of the Festspielhaus theater designed for Richard Wagner. Documents in the collection are related to the administration and programming of the Festspielhaus and the Richard Wagner-Verein.

Dates: 1872 - 1889
Found in: Peabody Archives