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Finding Aid for the Harry Kaufman Papers, 1900-1961
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Description
Harry Kaufman (1894-1961)was a pianist and music teacher at the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia. He was also a successful piano soloist with orchestras in the U.S. and Europe, and accompanied such artists as Joseph Szigeti, Toscha Seidel, Nathan Milstein, George London, William Primrose, and others. The collection consists of correspondence between Harry Kaufman and his family, but mostly with people in the world of classical music. The collection also contains photographs of musical personalities, programs, clippings and scrapbooks.
Background
Kaufman was born on September 6, 1894 in New York City; he was a pianist and music teacher at the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia; for 17 years he headed the Department of Accompanying, during the time his former piano teacher Joseph Hofman was director of the Institute; he had a career as a piano soloist with orchestras in the U.S. and Europe, and accompanied such artists as Joseph Szigeti, Toscha Seidel, Nathan Milstein, George London, William Primrose, and others; he died on Aug. 21, 1961.
Extent
23 boxes (11.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.