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Arsene Okun Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5116

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten manuscript to poet Arno Nadel by Adolf Kestenberg, 1914, 79 pages; typescript of opera Die Ahasferiden by Ilja Jacobsen, 72 pages; photo of cantors' meeting in Berlin circa 1906-1910

Dates

  • circa 1906-1914

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

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

Arno Nadel was born in Vilnius in 1878, and moved to Berlin in 1895. There he was active as a cantor, and devoted much energy to collecting and publishing Jewish folk songs and cantorial music, culminating in the 7 volume Hallelujah in 1938. In 1943 he was deported and murdered at Auschwitz.

Extent

2 Folders

Abstract

Handwritten manuscript to poet Arno Nadel by Adolf Kestenberg, 1914, 79 pages; typescript of opera Die Ahasferiden by Ilja Jacobsen, 72 pages; photo of cantors' meeting in Berlin circa 1906-1910

Other Finding Aid

An inventory is available in the folder

Bibliography

Creator

Title
Guide to the Arsene Okun Collection, circa 1906-1914  AR 5116
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff and Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 05, 2011 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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