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Alfred Jack Thomas was an African American composer, educator, and conductor who served as a bandmaster in the United States Army and became the first African American to conduct the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The A. Jack Thomas papers contain manuscript scores and instrumental parts for three of his compositions for orchestra: Mirage, Scenes Pastoral, and Etude en Noir.
Musical compositions, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, and ephemera of pianist Arthur Friedheim and members of the Friedheim family.
Brick Fleagle and Luther Henderson were jazz musicians and arrangers who were business partners and close friends. The Brick Fleagle and Luther Henderson papers and collection of jazz recordings contain manuscript and published scores of Fleagle's and Henderson's compositions and arrangements, personal papers of Brick Fleagle, photographs, and recordings.
Christopher Lobingier (1944-2014) was a composer based in Baltimore who wrote the original score to the 1977 John Waters film Desperate Living and participated in the Baltimore Composers Forum. This collection contains scores of original compositions by Chris Lobingier, including his score to Desperate Living, as well as materials related to the Baltimore Composers Forum, recordings, and other ephemera.
Abram Moses was a composer and violinist who attended and taught at the Peabody Institute. The collection includes 11 manuscript and Ozalid scores of chamber music and songs by Moses written between approximately 1900 and 1950.
Charles Henry Bochau (1870-1932) was a member of the Peabody Conservatory voice faculty from 1897 to 1932, director of the conservatory's glee club, and one of the founders of the Johns Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. The collection consists of manuscript and published scores of music composed by Bochau, including vocal music, symphonic music, and chamber music.
Dawn Culbertson was an eclectic musician and composer based in Baltimore who experimented with the lute and recorder. Her papers contain original manuscript compositions, personal papers primarily from her student years, and recordings of her radio show, Exploring Early Music.
Emmanuel Wad (1862-1940) was a Danish pianist who taught at the Peabody Conservatory from 1892 to 1919. The Emmanuel Wad papers contain scores of Wad's operas and other works, an essay by Wad, and a family genealogy.
The Glenroy C. Stein papers contain scores and method books written by Stein and various other composers. Also included are personal papers which include newspaper clippings, correspondence, posters, and concert programs.