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Carlos Salzedo suit

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8505

Scope and Contents

Contains suit pants and suit jacket that belonged to Carlos Salzedo. The suit is beige and linen. Matierals dated approximately 1940-1950.

Dates

  • approximately 1940-1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical history

Carlos Salzedo (1885-1961) was a famous American harpist and composer.

Carlos Salzedo was born on April 6, 1885. He was the premier prix winner in two instruments at the Paris Conservatoire when graduating at the age of 16. He moved to New York in 1909 and became the first harpist of the Metropolitan Opera for four years under the direction of Toscanini. He established the Trio de Lutece in 1913 and the Salzedo Harp Ensemble in 1917. He helped Varese organize the International Composers' Guild in 1921. He was also active in ISCM, the Pan American Association of Composers, Pro-Musica, and the New Music Society of California under Cowell's direction. He taught at Juilliard and organized the harp department in 1924 at the Curtis Institute of Music. He founded the Salzedo Harp Colony in 1931. He served as President of the American Harp Society and editor of the Eolian Review. He died August 17, 1961.

Extent

1 oversize box (1.4 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated by Paula Page in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Paula Page; June 2014.

Appraisal

Prominent Harpists, (Section IV.a.i. International Harp Collection Development Policy January 2011).

Processing Information

Processed; Laura Bennion, Music Special Collections Research Assistant, and David Day, curator; 2014.

Creator

Title
Register of Carlos Salzedo suit
Status
Completed
Author
Laura Bennion
Date
2014 July 30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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