Ellis Schuman collection on Mildred Dilling, Harpo Marx and Marie Ludwig, 1970-2005
Scope and Contents
This subseries contains materials gathered by Ellis Schuman about Mildred Dilling, Harpo Marx and Marie Ludwig. Dates Range 1970-2005.
- Schuman, Ellis (Person)
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.
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.
Language of Materials
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
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