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Otterström, Thorvald, 1868-1942 : Thorvald Otterström Papers, 1904-1952

Collection of sheet music, correspondence, photographs, programs, advertisements, reviews, and notes belonging to the Danish-born Chicago composer and teacher Thorvald Otterstrom. Sheet music includes Otterstrom's original published compositions, manuscripts, and notes, in addition to works that he arranged and ghostwrote for his contemporary composers. Photographs include portraits from 1910 until his death 1942. Otterstrom's correspondence regarding art, philosophy, music, and literature spans 1926 until 1942, with additional posthumous correspondence regarding his work.
Extent: 1.8 linear feet - (1 box and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Music
Call Number: Midwest MS Otterström
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The Thorvald Otterström Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).