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Beaumont, François de



  • Existence: 1932 - 1982

biographical statement

Primrose International Viola Archive website, viewed Jun. 14, 2011 (François de Beaumont (1932-1982), medical student in the 1950s in Geneva; heard Bartók Viola Concerto with l'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande under the direction of Ernest Ansermet; devoted part of his life to some aspect of promoting the viola; printed the Discographie sur l'alto in 1973, published by Bärenreiter and later issued in expanded editions in 1975, 1977, and 1980)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

François de Beaumont papers

 Collection — Carton 1
Identifier: MSS 7881
Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal and professional correspondence many of which are letters of gratitude, research, book lists, articles concerning, and copies of "The Viola and Its Interpreters Discography", by François de Beaumont, 1920-1976.

Dates: 1965-1978