Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains manuscript letters and brief notes from Nadia Boulanger to her former student Charles Bleefield, including a letter of recommendation in 1947 and several brief greetings in the two decades that followed. Also included are invitations to two memorial services for Lili Boulanger and an Igor Stravinsky autograph.
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.
Franz Carl Bornschein (1879-1948) was a composer of more than 200 works, primarily vocal music, and a professor of violin and composition at the Peabody Conservatory. His papers include scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, manuscript and printed scores, and the personal papers of his wife, Hazel Knox Bornschein.
The Glenroy C. Stein papers contain scores and method books written by Stein and various other composers. Also included are personal papers which include newspaper clippings, correspondence, posters, and concert programs.
Henrietta Baker Low was instrumental in establishing the music teacher education program at the Peabody Conservatory. Her papers contain personal essays and a letter describing her work, a pamphlet outlining public school curricula in Baltimore, and musical scores of her song "Goodnight Little Baby."
Howard Thatcher was a pianist, organist, composer, and teacher in the Baltimore area. He was an alumnus of Peabody who taught harmony, counterpoint, orchestration, and composition for the Peabody Conservatory. The Howard R. Thatcher papers contain his manuscript and published scores as well as personal papers.
Lucille Tingle Masson (1901-1989) was a music teacher, organist, and choirmaster who earned degrees from the Johns Hopkins University and the Peabody Conservatory. The collection contains Masson's master's thesis, "The Musical Heritage of the Protestant Episcopal Church" (1954), and notes from her music theory classes at the Peabody Conservatory.
Richard Benda was a pianist and teacher renowned for his strategy in teaching the Joseph Schillinger system of musical composition. The Richard Benda papers contain manuscript notebooks and transcriptions of his teaching material concerned with the Schillinger system. Also included are pedagogical materials in the form of notes, recordings, and an unpublished supplement to the Schillinger system.