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Adele Meade was a teacher and violinist in the Baltimore area. Her papers include photographs, a scrapbook, and personal papers primarily relating to her teaching career.
Musical compositions, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, and ephemera of pianist Arthur Friedheim and members of the Friedheim family.
Basil Toutorsky (1896-1989), a Russian pianist and composer, taught music in Washington, D.C., for over 50 years. Born into nobility in Russia, Toutorsky fought for the White Russian forces in World War I and fled to the United States in the 1920s. He established the Toutorsky Academy of Music in Washington, where he gave private lessons and composed music from 1937 until his death in 1989. His collection includes personal papers and photographs relating to his life and career.
Community Concerts at Second, formerly known as the Second Presbyterian Concert Series, is a nonprofit organization established in 1987 in Baltimore that invites classical musicians to perform free concerts. The collection contains administrative records, concert programs, photographs, clippings, and recordings related to the organization and its concerts.
Ellis Larkins was a jazz pianist from Baltimore who studied at the Peabody Conservatory and had an active professional career from the 1940s to the 1990s. His papers include photocopied scrapbooks about his career as well as original photographs, clippings, concert programs, correspondence, and recordings.
Elsa Baklor was a coloratura soprano and music educator who taught at the Peabody Conservatory and privately in the mid-twentieth century. Her collection of five scrapbooks contain clippings, photographs, and concert programs related to her career as a performer and teacher.
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.
The Fernanda Doria papers consist of scrapbooks with clippings, concert programs, and photographs related to her career as an operatic contralto in the early twentieth century, as well as correspondence and other personal documents.
Frank Willis was a classical pianist and composer who attended Peabody Conservatory and was a composer and conductor for the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. His papers include manuscript and published scores and some contextual material.