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Siegfried Ochs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1932

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter to editors of Vorwärts, a few music manuscripts (some sent as correspondence), personal correspondence, a publicity photo, clippings and programs for 25th anniversary of the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin, and a program for 'Euphonia.'

Dates

  • 1888-1922

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Collection has been digitized. Follow the links in the finding aid to access the digitized materials.

This material has been digitized to expand access while protecting the materials from degradation through physical handling. Access to the original materials in the reading room of the Center for Jewish History in New York City will only be granted to users who can demonstrate a legitimate research need to do so. Please submit requests to view original materials via email to lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org and include a description of your research project and an explanation of why access to the physical materials is necessary.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Born in Frankfurt in 1858, Siegfried Ochs first studied medicine and chemistry before devoting himself entirely to music. In 1882, he founded the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin (Berlin Philharmonic Choir), which soon became renowned as one of the finest choral groups in Germany. He died in Berlin in 1929.

Extent

2 Folders

Abstract

This collection consists of a letter to editors of Vorwärts, a few music manuscripts (some sent as correspondence), personal correspondence, a publicity photo, clippings and programs for 25th anniversary of the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin, and a program for 'Euphonia.'

Other Finding Aid

The original German-language inventory is available in the folder.

Finding available online.

Separated Material

The book 'Siegfried Ochs, der Begründer des philharmonischen Chors,' by Kurt Singer (Werk-Verlag, 1933), has been removed to the LBI Library Collection.
Title
Guide to the Siegfried Ochs Collection, 1888-1922  AR 1932
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States