Bob D. Litterell performance programs, approximately 1970-2013
Scope and Contents
Subseries contains the programs from Bob D. Litterell's performances as a student and professional, living in Colorado, California and Kansas. Also included are some correspondance and documents from his schooling at Wichita State University, newspaper clippings and an illustrated paper about the harp in Egypt and Mesopotatmia. Materials dated approximately 1970-2013.
- approximately 1970-2013
- Litterell, Bob D. (musician, Person)
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Bob D. Litterell (1946-2013) was a Colorado harpist, arranger and composer.
Bob D. Litterell was born on September 10, 1946 in La Junta, Colorado. He studied the harp with Mary Bickford at Wichita State and Susann McDonald in California. Litterell was a soloist with the Kern Philharmonic. He was especially interested in rare harps and harp music, Egyptology and Egyptian culture. He traveled to Egypt to research harp music and visit the Cairo Conservatory. Litterell prepared editions of works by Parish Alvars, Eichner, Holst, Tchaikovsky and many other composers. He was a member a quintet and arranged music for the group. He performed at the Seventh World Harp Congress is Prague in 1999. In 2010 Bob Litterell was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and died as a result of the tumor on January 30, 2013.
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