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Collins, Edward Joseph, 1889-1951 : Edward Joseph Collins Papers, ca. 1910-1951

Clippings, programs, artifacts, sheet music, photographs, and recordings of this Chicago composer, pianist, and music teacher. Collins, a pupil of Rudolph Ganz, was assistant conductor of the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, on the faculty at Chicago Musical College and later the American Conservatory of Music, and a prize-winning composer of symphonic works, piano concerti, chamber music, and songs. Recordings of his works and his performances are present in various formats.
Extent: 18 linear feet - (5 record cartons and portfolio folders)
Subjects: Chicago, Music
Call Number: Midwest MS Collins
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Some journals and correspondence sealed until 2016 per donor agreement
This material is unprocessed, and is available by appointment only.