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John Walker papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0121
Abstract

John Walker (b. 1941) is an organist and member of the Peabody Conservatory faculty. He served as a director or minister of music for several churches, including appointments at the Riverside Church in New York City, 1979-1992. The John Walker papers contain materials related to his career as a concert organist, including programs, repertoire lists, photographs, correspondence, annotated scores of organ music, and unpublished sound recordings.

Dates: 1939 - 2020
Found in: Peabody Archives

Lester Dequaine collection on Rosa Ponselle

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0004
Abstract The most sought-after soprano of the 1920s and 1930s, Rosa Ponselle (née Rosa Ponzillo, 1897–1981) began her musical career in a vaudeville act with her sister Carmela Ponselle. Upon hearing Rosa Ponselle for the first time, Enrico Caruso took her under his wing and they appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage together in La Forza del Destino and La Juive. She would go on to sing the title role in the Metropolitan's revival...
Dates: 1907 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1918-1938
Found in: Peabody Archives

Nicholas Maw papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0118
Abstract

Nicholas Maw (1935-2009) was a British composer who taught at the Peabody Institute from 1998 to 2008. The Nicholas Maw papers (approximately 1956-2009) contain manuscripts, scores, and recordings of musical compositions by Maw, including the opera Sophie's Choice. The collection also contains correspondence, programs, reviews, lecture notes, and other personal papers.

Dates: 1956 - 2009
Found in: Peabody Archives

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009

Walter Spencer Huffman music manuscripts and recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0082
Abstract

Walter Spencer Huffman was a composer and music teacher who studied and served on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in the 1940s and 1950s. From 1955 until his death in 2005, Huffman taught music privately in Maryland and continued to compose. The collection consists of holograph scores of approximately 150 works, including chamber music, symphonies, and choral music.

Dates: 1941-1990, 1997, 2007
Found in: Peabody Archives

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