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Bellison, Simeon, 1883-1953



  • Existence: 1883-1953

biographical statement

Citation, August 1, 2011: Biography of Simeon Bellison (graduated with honors and a bachelors degree; personally arranged a large library of music for clarinet ensemble; first clarinet in St. Petersburg Imperial Opera orchestra)

Oxford Music Online, August 1, 2011: Bellison, Simeon (studied with his father at age nine; 1894-1901 studied under Joseph Friedrich; Settled in New York in 1920; first clarinet in NY Philharmonic Orchestra from 1920-1948; played and organized Moscow Quintet in 1902, Zimro, and clarinet ensemble of 75 players)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Simeon Bellison papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7934
Scope and Contents Includes microfilm reels comprised of Bellison's manuscripts and printed music scores, scores and manuscripts of other composers that were collected by Bellison, and articles Bellison has written. The collection also includes an English and a Russian copy of his novel "Jivoglot," a Russian draft of the novel, and other material on Bellison, 1910-1953.
Dates: 1910-1953