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Amy Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0026
Abstract

Born in 1884 in Wales, Amy Evans was an operatic soprano who performed in Britain and the United States in the early 20th century. The Amy Evans papers contain personal documents, correspondence, greeting cards, address books, and photographs from Evans and her husband, baritone Fraser Gange.

Dates: 1907 - 1986
Found in: Peabody Archives

Arthur Friedheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0041
Abstract

Musical compositions, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, and ephemera of pianist Arthur Friedheim and members of the Friedheim family.

Dates: approximately 1884 - 1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Ellis Larkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0075
Abstract

Ellis Larkins was a jazz pianist from Baltimore who studied at the Peabody Conservatory and had an active professional career from the 1940s to the 1990s. His papers include photocopied scrapbooks about his career as well as original photographs, clippings, concert programs, correspondence, and recordings.

Dates: 1930-2002
Found in: Peabody Archives

Franz C. Bornschein papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0069
Abstract

Franz Carl Bornschein (1879-1948) was a composer of more than 200 works, primarily vocal music, and a professor of violin and composition at the Peabody Conservatory. His papers include scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, manuscript and printed scores, and the personal papers of his wife, Hazel Knox Bornschein.

Dates: 1884-1989
Found in: Peabody Archives

Hugh R. Newsom papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0046
Abstract

Hugh Raymond Newsom (1891-1978) was an organist and composer who lived in Baltimore. The collection includes manuscript scores of music composed by Hugh Newsom or by his wife, harpist Marjorie Brunton Newsom; documents related to Hugh Newsom's career; and reel-to-reel recordings of his music.

Dates: 1908-1982
Found in: Peabody Archives

Joseph Schillinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0048
Abstract

Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.

Dates: 1901-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0138
Abstract Katherine Jacobson Fleisher is a pianist and piano instructor. She taught at the Peabody Institute from 1977 to 2021 and performed as a soloist and as one half of the Fleisher-Jacobson Piano Duo with her husband, Leon Fleisher. Materials in the Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers include concert programs for solo performances and for the Fleisher-Jacobson Duo; clippings and press releases from national and international publications; professional files related to her travels and participation...
Dates: 1972 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Leon Fleisher papers

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Identifier: PIMS-0081
Abstract Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (1928-2020) had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including 61 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory. 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 ensembles, and...
Dates: 1875 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Lester Dequaine collection on Rosa Ponselle

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Identifier: PIMS-0004
Abstract The most sought-after soprano of the 1920s and 1930s, Rosa Ponselle (née Rosa Ponzillo, 1897–1981) began her musical career in a vaudeville act with her sister Carmela Ponselle. Upon hearing Rosa Ponselle for the first time, Enrico Caruso took her under his wing and they appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage together in La Forza del Destino and La Juive. She would go on to sing the title role in the Metropolitan's revival...
Dates: 1907 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1918-1938
Found in: Peabody Archives

Marion Rosette papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0033
Abstract

The Marion Rosette papers contain scores, working documents, personal papers, and recordings from Rosette’s career as a composer and arranger of children's music.

Dates: Approximately 1935-1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Mary C. Walker papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0015
Abstract

This collection contains Mary C. Walker’s papers acquired throughout her time working at Peabody and years thereafter. The collection consists of personal correspondence, working documents, programs, newspaper clippings of music events, photographs, and personal items.

Dates: 1912 - 2012
Found in: Peabody Archives

Mihály Virizlay papers and cello score collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0007
Abstract

Mihály Virizlay (1931-2008) was a Hungarian-born cellist who had an international career as a concerto and recital soloist, was principal cello of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 40 years, and taught at the Peabody Institute. The Mihály Virizlay papers contain published and manuscript musical scores, chiefly for cello, including Virizlay’s own compositions and arrangements. The collection also includes recordings, concert programs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Dates: 1912 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1962-2004
Found in: Peabody Archives

Otto Ortmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0077
Abstract

Otto Ortmann was the director of Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1928 to 1941 and founder of the conservatory's department of research, where he conducted studies on the education, psychology, and physiology of music. His papers include scores of original compositions, writings on music research, research notes, administrative files, concert programs, photographs, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1900 - 1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Paul Vazkén papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0043
Abstract

Paul Vacek was a violinist, pianist, and composer (using the pen name Paul Vazkén) who studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1946 to 1949. His papers contain manuscript scores of his compositions and arrangements, drafts and fragments of manuscript scores, and personal papers.

Dates: 1940-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Phyllis Bryn-Julson papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0100
Abstract

Soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson taught at the Peabody Institute from 1984 to 2017 and is known for her performances and recordings of 20th-century vocal music. The Phyllis Bryn-Julson papers contain programs, photographs, and other publicity materials from her singing career, correspondence with composers and other musicians, and scores of vocal music with Bryn-Julson's performance markings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-2005; 1880 - 2019
Found in: Peabody Archives

Randolph S. Rothschild papers, including the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore records

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0098
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Randolph S. Rothschild from 1930 to 2005 and the administrative records of the Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Baltimore from its founding in 1949 to its dissolution in 1997, for which Rothschild served as an executive for most of its existence. The CMS records include administrative documents, concert programs, publicity materials, and clippings related to its programming, which regularly featured commissions and other new music. Rothschild's...
Dates: 1930 - 2005
Found in: Peabody Archives

Reginald Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0059
Abstract

Reginald Stewart was a Scottish-born conductor and pianist who served as director of the Peabody Conservatory from 1941 to 1957 and music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from 1942 to 1952. His papers include scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, and recordings related to his career.

Dates: 1911-1984
Found in: Peabody Archives

Robert W. Waite papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0052
Abstract

Robert W. Waite was a cellist for the Saturday Night Club. His collection includes personal papers from his time spent as a member of the group.

Dates: 1949-1994
Found in: Peabody Archives

William Frick papers

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Identifier: PIMS-0067
Abstract

William Frick was a poet, lawyer, Maryland state senator, and city court judge, and associate judge of the Court of Appeals, and was elected first judge of the Superior Court of Baltimore city in 1851. His papers date from 1833 to 1846 and include correspondence with colleagues in the fields of law and politics, publications, photographs, clippings, and invitations.

Dates: 1833-1846
Found in: Peabody Archives

Women Composers Orchestra records

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Identifier: PIMS-0050
Abstract

The Women Composers Orchestra operated in Baltimore from 1985 to 1995 with the mission to perform compositions of women composers both past and present. The collection primarily consists of the organization's administrative documents.

Dates: 1985-1995
Found in: Peabody Archives

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