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Louis Lombard papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0019
Overview Louis Lombard was a violinist, composer, and conductor who founded the Utica (N.Y.) Conservatory of Music in 1889 and led an orchestra at his estate in Switzerland in the early twentieth century. The Louis Lombard papers contain published scores of Lombard's music for piano, voice, chamber ensemble, and orchestra, and personal and professional documents such as newspaper clippings, correspondence, and concert programs. Notable correspondents include Jules Massenet, John Philip Sousa, Ella...
Found in: Peabody Archives

John C. French collection of sheet music based on the writings of Edgar Allan Poe

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of music inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe--including both vocal settings of Poe's actual text as well as instrumental programmtic pieces more loosely based on a particular work of Poe--dating from 1865 to 1957. There are published and manuscript copies, as well as a few photostatic copies. Especially well-represented are the original manuscripts of Joseph Holbrooke, an English composer working in the first half of the 20th century, whose long-standing...