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Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956 : Felix Borowski Papers, 1841-1995

Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. The papers include letters from prominent American and European composers such as Mili Balakirev, Edvard Grieg, Paul Hindemith, John Alden Carpenter, and John Philip Sousa. There is also a substantial body of love letters written between Felix and his second wife, Elsa (Kanne) Borowski.
Extent: 11.3 linear feet - (10 boxes and 6 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Music
Call Number: Midwest MS Borowski
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The Felix Borowski Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).