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Ellis Schuman papers on personal career, 1969-2014

 Series
Identifier: MSS 7816 Series 4
Contains a list of scores that were included in the donation, a list of Schuman's Lyon and Healy publications, biography of Schuman, articles reviewing works by Schuman, and two volumes of the American Harp Journal featuring articles about or by Ellis Schuman. Materials date from 1969-2014.

Dates

  • 1969-2014

Conditions Governing Access

Open to public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Ellis Schuman papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder

Biographical History

Ellis Schuman (born 1931) is a performing artist, composer, and teacher.

Schuman was born in Chicago in 1931 and studied with prominent instructors such as Rudolph Ganz, Karel Boreslav Jirak, Mildred Dilling, Marie Ludwig Giordano, and Hans Tischler. He performed on piano and harp with Chicago's Musica Viva Quintet, and toured with the Baroque Repertory Ensemble as harpsichordist.

From 1969 to 1977 Schuman was president of the Chicago chapter of the American Harp Society. On the faculty of Chicago's Roosevelt University from 1981 to 1984, and taught harp, piano, and composition from 1985 forward at the Music Center of San Francisco.

Many of Schuman's compositions and arrangements for harp have been published by Lyon and Healy and International Music Publications, and are widely performed.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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