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Felix Borowski Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Borowski
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1841-1995; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1956

Frederic Grant Gleason papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gleason
Abstract Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi,...
Dates: 1852-1908

Heniot Lévy Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lévy
Abstract Music manuscripts and some additional material for this Chicago pianist, composer, and educator. Lévy taught at the American Conservatory in Chicago and composed vocal music, orchestral works, and works for piano, organ, and string quartet. The collection also includes two photographs and an opera synopsis by Hazel Johnson.
Dates: 1879-1946

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Balakirev, Miliĭ Alekseevich 1
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