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Leon Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0081
Overview Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (b. 1928) has had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including nearly 50 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of Music. 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...
Found in: Peabody Archives

Mendes I. Cohen itinerary

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030051969]
Identifier: MS-0189
Overview Mendes I. Cohen (1796-1879) was a Baltimore-based veteran of the War of 1812, banker, world traveler, and a member of the Maryland Legislature. This collection consists of a bound hand-written manuscript titled, "Diary of Six Years' Travels in Europe, Egypt, Nubia, Arabia, and the Holy Land from 1829 to 1835."