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Benjamin Grobani papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0036
Abstract

Benjamin Grobani was a music teacher, composer, and cantor in the Baltimore Jewish community. The Grobani papers include a large collection of Jewish sacred music scores, personal papers, and concert programs.

Dates: 1885-1965
Found in: Peabody Archives

Enrico Caruso papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0072
Abstract

Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) was one of the most popular operatic tenors of his era. After beginning his career in his native Italy, Caruso immigrated to the United States and became a star at the Metropolitan Opera. His papers include manuscript and published scores belonging to Caruso, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings about his career, caricatures and other artwork, recordings, and ephemera.

Dates: 1906 - 1921
Found in: Peabody Archives

John Charles Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0074
Abstract

John Charles Thomas (1891-1960) was a baritone who had a lengthy career as an opera singer and recording artist. His papers include scores, personal and business papers, concert programs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and recordings.

Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1900-1991
Found in: Peabody Archives

Lester Dequaine collection on Rosa Ponselle

 Collection
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

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

Ronald Roxbury music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0129
Abstract Ronald Roxbury (1946-1986) was a composer, singer, flutist, and pianist. He was born on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and grew up as an African American during an era of segregation. He studied composition at the Peabody Conservatory with Stefans Grové and Earle Brown, earning a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in 1969. Many of Roxbury's works feature graphic or nonstandard musical notation. He also wrote several musical works that incorporate theatrical elements, such as ...
Dates: approximately 1960-1986
Found in: Peabody Archives