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Emily Boettcher Bogue (1907-1992) Papers

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Identifier: 19/3/6
Abstract Emily Boettcher Bogue earned Bachelor and Master degrees in music from Northwestern University before returning as a music instructor from 1930 to 1939, after which she married and moved to England. The Emily Boettcher Bogue Papers fill eleven boxes and span the years 1907 through 1996, with the bulk of the material dating between 1936 and 1954. Included are biographical materials; concert programs; scrapbooks; diaries and notebooks; correspondence; and teaching and professional...
Dates: 1907-1996

Carol Lems-Dworkin Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/228
Abstract

The papers of Carol Lems-Dworkin represent several aspects of her varied career: pianist, musicologist, teacher, and lecturer. The bulk of the materials in the collection stem from her study of the music of Africa, and the influence of African music on African American music--including the music of Scott Joplin--and music of the Caribbean. The collection consists of sound recordings, slides, and materials on paper.

Dates: 1921 - 2016

Gui Mombaerts (1902-1993) Papers

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Identifier: 19/3/1
Abstract

Gui (Guillaume) Mombaerts toured Europe as a pianist after winning the 1926 Prix Gunther and ranking as finalist in the 1927 International Chopin Piano Competition. He joined the faculty of Northwestern University's School of Music in 1948, and served as Ralph Votapek piano instructor. The Gui Mombaerts Papers, spanning the years 1922-1980, are contained in two boxes. They include biographical material, vitae, press releases, clippings, and interviews.

Dates: 1922-1980

Arne Oldberg (1874-1962) Papers

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Identifier: 19/3/3
Abstract Oldberg joined the music faculty of Northwestern University in 1897, eventually becoming the Director of the Graduate Music Department in 1924. The Arne Oldberg Papers are arranged in seven folders and include mainly biographical materials and clippings dating between 1917 and 1976. Also included are listings of Oldberg's musical compositions (one such listing features a biographical sketch [Box 1, Folder 3]); a photocopy of an original composition, "In the Country;" and a small amount of...
Dates: 1917-1976, n.d.

Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji letters, 1942-1977

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Identifier: Sorabji
Abstract

Kaikhosru Shaburji Sorabji (1892-1988) was an English-Parsi composer and music critic active for the majority of the 20th century. This collection of letters between Kaikhosru Sorabji and Baron Arnold Hartzhorn are primarily from February 1950 to August 1966 and discuss opinions on music, music criticism, religion, and briefly touching on the personal life of Sorabji. This collection is one archival box.

Dates: 1942-1977
Found in: Music Library