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Katrina Castles papers

Title
Katrina Castles papers, ca. 1932-1956.
Author
Castles, Katrina.
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Mixed materialSupervised use JPB 97-1Offsite

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Description
.3 cu. ft.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Clippings.
  • Contracts.
  • Correspondence.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Drawings.
  • Portrait photographs.
  • Programs.
  • Scores.
Source (note)
  • Lyons, Mary E. (Mrs. Edward F.)
Biography (note)
  • Katrina Castles (Mrs. Michael Schwab), formerly Kathleen Castles, and also known as Katherine Castles, was an Australian mezzo-soprano Lieder singer, a protege of Mme. Lotte Lehmann, and the childhood friend of Australian-American composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks. Her career was cut short by two bouts of cancer.
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  • Accessioned
Call Number
JPB 97-1
Author
Castles, Katrina.
Title
Katrina Castles papers, ca. 1932-1956.
Summary
Contains Miss Castles' correspondence, programs, clippings, photographs, and business papers. Includes letters and portraits from Lotte Lehmann as well as notes from Elisabeth Schumann, Kirsten Flagstad, and Colin McPhee. Also includes scores, photographs, and programs of Peggy Glanville-Hicks; an insurance policy showing Castles as the beneficiary of Glanville-Hicks; a photograph of Fritz Hart; and scores by Bax and Vaughan Williams.
Biography
Katrina Castles (Mrs. Michael Schwab), formerly Kathleen Castles, and also known as Katherine Castles, was an Australian mezzo-soprano Lieder singer, a protege of Mme. Lotte Lehmann, and the childhood friend of Australian-American composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks. Her career was cut short by two bouts of cancer.
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Occupation
Composers.
Mezzo-sopranos.
Added Author
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962.
Glanville-Hicks, Peggy.
Lehmann, Lotte.
Schumann, Elisabeth.
Research Call Number
JPB 97-1
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