Letters to his mother, Mrs. Wilbur G. Griffes.

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Title
Letters to his mother, Mrs. Wilbur G. Griffes.
Names
Griffes, Charles Tomlinson (1884-1920) (Correspondent)
Collection

Griffes (Charles Tomlinson) Collection, [ca. 1900-1920]

Letters to his mother, Mrs. Wilbur G. Griffes.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1904 - 1905
Date Created: 1905-07-17
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: *MNY-AMER. (Griffes Collection III. Correspondence. Griffes, Charles T)
Topics
Berlin (Germany)
Ansorge, Conrad, 1862-1930
Notes
Content: This collections consists of mostly music manuscripts of American composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes. This finding aid also includes several manuscripts that were cataloged prior to the accession of the main part of the Griffes collection (classmark JPB 84-1).
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Hand-written in ink.
Content: Letter of Dec. 25, 1904: Griffes describes Christmas in Berlin, his friends and fellow residents at his pension, the gifts he received and sent to his family in Elmira, N.Y., and copying out his Sonato for piano as gifts for friends. Letter of July 17, 1905: Griffes writes about possibly trying to see and audition for the pianist/composer Conrad Ansorge, a recent bout of successful practice on the piano and playing for his friends Emil Joel and Frau Joel, and traveling in Berlin.
Content: Manuscripts
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Content: m|*Y Cataloged 08/17/1999 CEP
Content: Between 1903 and 1907, Charles Griffes studied music in Berlin, Germany. He was a student at the Stern Conservatory from 1903-1905 and studied composition with Engelbert Humperkinck and piano with Gottfried Galston, 1905-1906. His Sonata in F Minor for piano was written in 1904. In 1907 he returned to the United States to become the Director of Music at the Hackley School, Tarrytown, N.Y.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW99-A199
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14516053
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3977c860-c604-012f-b64d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1884: Creator Born
  • 1905: Created
  • 1920: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Letters to his mother, Mrs. Wilbur G. Griffes." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1905. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5a4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Letters to his mother, Mrs. Wilbur G. Griffes." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5a4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1905). Letters to his mother, Mrs. Wilbur G. Griffes. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5a4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Letters to his mother, Mrs. Wilbur G. Griffes.