Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Resources: 1 - 4 of 4

Peabody Institute photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-12-01
Overview The Peabody Institute photograph collection contains photographic prints, negatives, slides, contact sheets, and postcards related to the Peabody Institute and associated individuals, events, and places. Images date from the dedication of the Institute in 1866 to 2019, with the bulk of the collection created between approximately 1960 and 2000.
Found in: Peabody Archives

Roy McCoy photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0101
Overview Roy McCoy (1920-2001) was a jazz trumpeter from Baltimore who performed with such ensembles as the house band of the Royal Theater and the Lionel Hampton Band in the late 1930s and 1940s. McCoy took many pictures of his friends and associates in the Baltimore musical scene. The McCoy photographs collection contains prints, negatives, and a photo album of musicians and associates, primarily from approximately 1935 to 1965.
Found in: Peabody Archives

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

Sounds and Stories collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0091
Overview Sounds and Stories began in 2002 as an oral-history project. A Peabody Conservatory musicology seminar of 18 students interviewed dozens of participants in the music of Baltimore's black community to record their memories and to document their world and their legacy. The collection was assembled primarily from 1998 to 2004 and contains oral histories, photographs, and supporting research about African-American musical culture, especially in Baltimore from approximately 1930 to 1960.
Found in: Peabody Archives