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Theodor (Theodore) Hemberger was a German-born violinist, conductor, and composer who directed the Germania Männerchor and performed with H.L. Mencken in the Saturday Night Club. His wife, Emma Conrad Hemberger, was a singer and the composer of the anthem "Baltimore, Our Baltimore." The collection consists primarily of manuscript scores of Theodor's original works and arrangements for orchestra, voice, and chamber ensemble. Also included are manuscripts of Emma's music.
Thom Robinson (1962-1994) was a composer and violinist who studied with Morris Moshe Cotel and earned a degree in composition from the Peabody Conservatory in 1986. The collection contains manuscript and facsimile scores of Robinson's compositions. The bulk of the scores are for chamber ensembles, sometimes including voices.
Timothy Mather Spelman was an American-born composer who spent much of his career in Florence writing operas and vocal music. The collection includes manuscript and published scores of his compositions.
Virginia C. Blackhead (1882-1969) was the superintendent of the Peabody Preparatory from 1932 to 1944. Blackhead was also the director of the Baltimore and Ohio Women's Music Club from 1925 to 1940 and a musical advisor to the Peabody Junior Choir (later renamed the Phoenix Choir of Baltimore). The Virginia C. Blackhead music manuscripts (approximately 1905-1955) contain manuscript scores of songs for voice and piano composed by Blackhead.
Walter Spencer Huffman was a composer and music teacher who studied and served on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in the 1940s and 1950s. From 1955 until his death in 2005, Huffman taught music privately in Maryland and continued to compose. The collection consists of holograph scores of approximately 150 works, including chamber music, symphonies, and choral music.
William A. Chrystal was a pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor based in the Pittsburgh area for most of his career. He attended the Peabody Conservatory in the 1950s and earned degrees in piano performance. The William A. Chrystal papers contain music manuscripts, programs, clippings, professional documents, and sound recordings.
William Bland is a pianist and composer who graduated from the Peabody Conservatory with a doctor of musical arts degree in 1973. His papers include manuscript and photocopied scores of his compositions.
Wilmer T. Bartholomew was a professor of music at the Peabody Institute and Goucher College who specialized in acoustics research, singing technique, and choral conducting. The Bartholomew papers contain published and manuscript scores composed by Bartholomew as well as various notes, research, correspondence, and publications.