Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
A Voice still heard
The collections contains two variously annotated typescripts of Eric Werner’s book ‘A voice still heard : the sacred songs of the Ashkenazic Jews’, New York, G. Schirmer, 1978. Also included are various related materials as well as the correspondence between Eric Werner and Fred Grubel at the Leo Baeck Institute.
Arno Nadel Collection
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.
Arthur Willner Collection
Original music manuscripts; scores, and personal letters and journals of Arthur Willner.
The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
Commemorating Kristallnacht and Jewish musicians
Newspaper clippings and other published materials about Kristallnacht commemorations and an exhibition about Jewish musicians in Frankfurt am Main.
Eric Werner Collection
Book reviews; clippings; curriculum vitae, slides, manuscripts, musical scores, correspondence, etc.
Ernest Drucker Collection
This collection documents the life of the violinist Ernest Drucker, with a larger focus on his professional work in various orchestras and ensembles. The bulk of the collection consists of a large body of correspondence of friends and colleagues, most of them other musicians. Other papers in the collection include official documents, newspaper clippings of reviews and concert announcements, programs for performances, a few copies of photographs and some sketches.
Fritz Lissauer Collection
This collection contains three large manuscripts of handwritten music: opera score "Adrian Brouwer. Oper in 6 Bildern," libretto by Eduard Stucken, music by Fritz Lissauer, 1935/1936, 2 vols., handwritten; piano arrangement of same opera, 1 vol., handwritten; clipping with writeup of Fritz Lissauer from 1934 or 1935.
Helen Berlin Scrapbook
Scrapbook contains concert programs, news clippings, and photographs tracing Berlin's career as a violinist.
Henry M. Shotland Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of musical scores and sheet music, both handwritten by Henry Shotland and printed works he collected. In addition, there is biographical collection compiled by Marianne Shotland and a picture of cantor Leo Kartschmaroff.
Herta Grove Family Collection
This collection contains personal papers and clippings related to Herta Grove née Levi, her parents Moses and Bertha (Betty) Levi, and her brother Walter J. Levy, a noted oil consultant for the U.S. government. Materials include a family tree, a history of the Cohn-Levi family, an oral history interview transcript, records of memorials of Holocaust victim Betty Levi, clippings and biographical information, photographs of Walter J. Levy with government officials, and a plaque.
This is a collection of clippings pertaining mostly to German-Jewish individuals, whose life, accomplishment, or death had been noteworthy enough to trigger the interest of an editor at a newspaper or a journal. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th century, archivists at the Leo Baeck Institute perused dailies, immigrants’ journals and periodicals of special interest groups in the United States, in Israel, in various European countries and beyond to discover traces of the scattered survivors of German-speaking Jewry. Birthday celebrations, special anniversaries and obituaries as well as reports about deeds and accomplishments were clipped from the publications and collected. Today, these clippings bear testimony of all these individuals’ lives and German speaking Jewry as a whole.
Joseph Mueller and Jenny Hartmann Collection
Series I-II hold correspondence of Joseph Mueller with his bride Jenny Hartmann and Mueller's correspondence with his parents, parents in law, siblings and cousins, and friends and acquaintances primarily from the time of the Franco-Prussian War in 1870/71, in which Joseph participated as a soldier. The letters mostly deal with personal matters, but also reflect the developments of the war.
Karl Adler Collection
Correspondence of Karl Adler with individuals, including Theodor Baeuerle, Martin Buber, Alexander Dillmann, Theodor Heuss, Paul Hindemith, Otto Hirsch, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Paul Rieger, and Hans Walz; correspondence with family members, including letters written as a soldier during World War I and the November Revolution.
Kurt Singer Collection
The collection holds materials pertaining to the physician and musician Kurt Singer, including some of his musical writings; reviews of his books; correspondence, including letters from Max Friedlaender, Wilhelm Furtwaengler, and Siegfried Ochs, and others. Also included are papers of Kurt Singer’s father, the Hungarian-born Moritz Singer, who served as rabbi in Koblenz, including letters from Helmuth von Moltke and Duke Friedrich I of Baden; and documents from his studies at the universities of Berlin and Jena, including a thesis, as well as academic reports signed by Moritz Lazarus, Heymann Steinthal, and Theodor Mommsen.
Maurice Strakosch autograph
Contains the signature of the pianist and impressario, who emigrated to the United States in 1848.
Otto Fantl Collection
The three scrapbooks (“Stammbücher”) by Otto Fantl were his guest books in his house in Prague. Visitors – individuals working in politics, art, literature, and science – signed the pages, often adding comments, mostly in Czech, but also in German, French, English, and Russian. There is a total of 272 entries, accompanied by obituaries and other clippings, as well as handwritten notes and photographs, providing further information about the various individuals.
Paul Aron Collection
Papers, photos, scores
Portrait iconographies of Felix Mendelssohn and Fanny Hensel
This collection contains the research materials generated during the writing of the article "Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy & Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel. Portrait iconographies," in Music in Art. International journal for music iconography, vol. 33, no. 1-2 (Spring-Fall 2008), p. 317-371, by Janet Wasserman. The research material consists primarily of reprints of articles, photocopies of book chapters and articles, and printouts of web pages. These include images of the works mentioned in the published iconography.
Records of the Al Glaser Recording Orchestra
This collection contains original compositions and printed and handwritten sheet music collected by Al Glaser as well as Glaser’s own arrangements of traditional Hungarian, Romanian and Jewish music.
Robert Alexander Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of music scores with Robert Alexander’s compositions. Also included are a short biographical abstract and a list of his compositions in the collection’s first folder.
Selma Berliner Collection
The collection holds autographs, correspondence, music scores, official documents and photographs pertaining to the pianist and composer Selma Berliner.
Siegfried Ochs Collection
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.'