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Pianists -- United States

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Mruk Stevens collection

 Collection 0404-IPAM
Abstract Elizabeth “Betty” Mruk Stevens (b 1944 Indiana, PA; d. June 22, 1984, Washington, DC) was an American pianist, organist, and music educator. She studied at Oberlin (BM), University of Illinois (MM), and Boston University (DMA). She had taught music at several institutions including the New England Conservatory, Wellesley College, Ohio State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and at The Catholic University of America. She was married to Milton Stevens, trombonist with the...

Emil Danenberg Collection

 Collection 0002-IPAM
Abstract A performer and music professor, Emil Danenberg (1917-1982) was extensively involved in chamber music, including performances with the New Hungarian Quartet, with violinists Matthew Raimondi and Andor Toth, and with cellist Pierre Fournier. Danenberg also gave numerous solo recitals and taught at both UNC Chapel Hill and Oberlin Conservatory. In addition, Danenberg was the president of Oberlin College and taught many master classes there. The collection contains concert programs, scrapbooks,...

Mario Braggiotti Collection

 Collection 0004-IPAM
Abstract Mario Braggiotti (1905-1996) was a pianist, composer, lecturer, and linguist. He performed various solo piano recitals and duo-piano concerts, including at NYC’s Town Hall, with the Community Concerts Association, at various Women’s clubs, and in France, Italy, and Spain. Braggiotti also founded the Braggiotti Music School in Italy and transcribed many pieces, including classical pieces, popular songs, and musicals. This collection consists of scores, manuscripts, programs, articles,...

Theodore Lettvin Collection

 Collection 0007-IPAM
Abstract A performer and music teacher, Theodore Lettvin (1926-2003) performed in many concerts as a soloist with orchestra, in recitals, and as accompanist at the National Gallery of Art, the New York Town Hall, the Phillips Gallery, and various concerts in Germany. Lettvin also was the head of the music department at Cleveland School of Music Settlement, as well as a professor of piano at University of Michigan, New England Conservatory of Music, and Rutgers University. In addition, Lettvin wrote...

Victor Babin Collection

 Collection 0001-IPAM

Victor Babin (1908-1972), pianist and composer, was part of a two-pianist performing duo with his wife, Vitya Vronsky. He was also active as a teacher and administrator. This collection consists of scores of pieces he performed written both by him and other composers, recordings of his works and his performances on reel-to-reel tapes, and two miscellaneous publications.

Walter Robert Collection

 Collection 0009-IPAM
Abstract A pianist, music educator, and writer, Walter Robert (1908-1999) performed often in solo piano recitals and also extensively as a collaborative pianist with singers and other instrumentalists. He performed in New York, Vienna, Italy, Austria, Taiwan, and most notably, at Indiana University. In addition, Robert taught at North Texas University and Indiana University and was a professor for brief periods of time at many places worldwide. Robert also wrote articles on various composers and...