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John Charles Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0074
Abstract

John Charles Thomas was an internationally known baritone who attended Peabody Institute from 1909 to 1912. His papers include scores, personal and business papers, concert programs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and recordings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1903-1991
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

 Collection
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

 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

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

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