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Arno Nadel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4314 / MF 947

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts and clippings of poetry, and of music and literary criticism; photos of artwork by Nadel; a transcript of Nadel's diaries from 1941-1942; publications about Nadel; inventory of the papers of Nadel which are held by the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem; and various unrelated material. Photocopies of manuscripts "Der weissagende Dionysos," vol. 1: "Mythen," 199 pages; vol. 2: "Goetter," 205 pages; "Die Mysterien. Der Gang des Eingeweihten," 171 pages. Transcript of speech by Arno Nadel attempting to present the traits of "Jewish music". Musical score; lecture by Nadel on Jewish Music (in shorthand). : Correspondence 1940-1942.

Dates

  • 1911-1973

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Collection is digitized.

Collection is microfilmed, please use MF 947.

Access Information

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the "Request" button.

Use Restrictions

No copy or quotation from personal letters for 25 years, as of July 27, 1990

Biographical Note

Born in Vilna on October 3, 1878, Arno Nadel emigrated to Germany in 1890 and settled in Berlin in 1895. In 1916, he became choir director of the Jewish community of Berlin. He is best known for his work as a musicologist, and for his transcriptions and adaptations of Jewish traditional and liturgical music. He also worked as a poet and an artist. He was killed in Auschwitz in 1943.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet

Abstract

Manuscripts and clippings of poetry, and of music and literary criticism; photos of artwork by Nadel; a transcript of Nadel's diaries from 1941-1942; publications about Nadel; inventory of the papers of Nadel which are held by the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem; and various unrelated material. Photocopies of manuscripts "Der weissagende Dionysos," vol. 1: "Mythen," 199 pages; vol. 2: "Goetter," 205 pages; "Die Mysterien. Der Gang des Eingeweihten," 171 pages. Transcript of speech by Arno Nadel attempting to present the traits of "Jewish music". Musical score; lecture by Nadel on Jewish Music (in shorthand). : Correspondence 1940-1942.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 8 series.
  1. Series I: Correspondence, 1928-1946
  2. Series II: Music and Theatre, 1920-1930
  3. Series III: Art, 1925-1980
  4. Series IV: Poetry
  5. Series V: Publications and Reviews about Arno Nadel, 1927-1989
  6. Series VI: Collected Magazines and Booklets, 1911-1931
  7. Series VII: Photographs, 1895-1940
  8. Series VIII: Unidentified, undated

Other Finding Aid

3-page inventory.

Microfilm

Collection is available on 1 reel of microfilm (MF 947).

Separated Material

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.

Brochures have been removed to the LBI Library.
Title
Guide to the Arno Nadel Collection, 1911-1973 AR 4314 / MF 947
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • September 2010:: Links to digital objects added in Container List.
  • 2010-09-20 : encoding of linking to digital objects from finding aid was changed from <extref> to <dao> through dao_conv.xsl

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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