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Edith Evans Braun collection

Title
Edith Evans Braun collection, 1916-1976.
Author
Braun, Edith Evans, 1887-1976.
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Box 1Moving imageSupervised use JPB 91-96 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Box 2Moving imageSupervised use JPB 91-96 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Box 3Moving imageSupervised use JPB 91-96 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Box 4Moving imageSupervised use JPB 91-96 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Box 5Moving imageSupervised use JPB 91-96 Box 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Box 6Moving imageSupervised use JPB 91-96 Box 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

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Description
ca. 3 linear ft.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Memoirs.
  • Musical scores.
  • Letters.
  • Photoprints.
Source (note)
  • Middleton, Polly
  • Middleton, Polly
Biography (note)
  • Edith Evans Braun, 1887-1976, a pianist, was a close friend of Mary Louise Curtis Bok Zimbalist and with her became friend and patroness to composers such as Samuel Barber, Gian Carlo Menotti, and Deems Taylor.
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  • Processed
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Call Number
JPB 91-96
Author
Braun, Edith Evans, 1887-1976.
Title
Edith Evans Braun collection, 1916-1976.
Summary
The papers and scores in the collection represent the observations and activities of Edith Evans Braun in the American musical scene from 1916 to 1962. The collection consists of Braun's diary of her 1916 tour with contralto Ernestine Schumann-Heink; her memoirs of frequent interactions with composers Gian Carlo Menotti, Samuel Barber, and Deems Taylor; correspondence from Barber, Menotti, Taylor, Josef Hofmann, Efrem Zimbalist, and Lee Hoiby: also three letters from Braun to her mother. There are four manuscript music sketches of works by Taylor and Barber, and a number of signed and dedicated published scores by the same composers.
Biography
Edith Evans Braun, 1887-1976, a pianist, was a close friend of Mary Louise Curtis Bok Zimbalist and with her became friend and patroness to composers such as Samuel Barber, Gian Carlo Menotti, and Deems Taylor.
Indexes
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Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007.
Hofmann, Josef, 1876-1957.
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
Zimbalist, Efrem.
Research Call Number
JPB 91-96
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