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Arthur Willner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10706 / MF 911

Scope and Content Note

Original music manuscripts; scores, and personal letters and journals of Arthur Willner.

Dates

  • 1849-1960

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

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

Collection is microfilmed - MF 911.

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

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 1881 in Turn bei Teplitz-Schönau, composer, pianist, pedagogue. Piano and composition studies at the Konservatorium Leipzig and Munich. 1904-24 teacher of composition, counterpoint, music history, aesthetics and vice-chairman Stern'sches Konservatorium in Berlin. 1924-38 teacher at the Wiener Volkshochschule, 1924-28 Neues Wiener Konservatorium, from 1924 consultant at Universal Edition. Composer, arranger. 1938 exile in Great Britain, from 1945 active as pianist, chamber musician. Over 90 works written in his British exile are still waiting to be premiered. Willner died 1959 in London.

Extent

4.5 Linear Feet

Overview

Original music manuscripts; scores, and personal letters and journals of Arthur Willner.

Microfilm

Collection is available on 14 reels of microfilm (MF 911).
  1. Reel 1: 1/0 - 1/8
  2. Reel 2: 1/8 - 1/12
  3. Reel 3: 1/19 - 1/27
  4. Reel 4: 2/1 - 2/6
  5. Reel 5: 2/7 - 2/12
  6. Reel 6: 2/13 - 2/27
  7. Reel 7: 2/28 - 3/10
  8. Reel 8: 3/1 - 3/20
  9. Reel 9: 3/21 - 3/26
  10. Reel 10: 3/27 - 4/1
  11. Reel 11: 4/2 - 4/10
  12. Reel 12: 4/11 - 5/1
  13. Reel 13: 5/2 - 5/25
  14. Reel 14: 5/26 - Addenda
Title
Guide to the Arthur Willner Collection, 1849-1960 AR 10706 / MF 911
Author
Finding aid created by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2011-01-05: : 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

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