Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Donated in 1994, the Leon Robbin Collection of Music Manuscripts and Letters of Composers consists of over 800 autographed manuscripts and letters by composers, musicians, and conductors. Collection highlights include autograph manuscripts by many of the most important Romantic era composers, including Ludwig van Beethoven’s sketches for his Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor "Appassionata," a full set of handwritten parts for Robert Schumann’s String Quartet in A minor op. 41 no. 1 (Heavily...
Dates: 1694 - 2010
Lewis C. Wendell, Jr. Collection on the United States Information Agency-Duke Ellington Good Will Tour
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials related to Duke Ellington concerts held in Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, and other nations, that were sponsored by the U.S. State Department in 1963. The materials were collected by Lewis C. Wendell, Jr., who served as a Consul with the United States Information Agency in that region. The collection includes photographs, programs, press releases, and seven audio recordings of the press conference and concert held Lahore, Pakistan (1/4 inch magnetic...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963; 1963, 1971, circa 2010s