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Thomas Nee Papers MSS 609
MSS 609  
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Description
The papers of Thomas Nee, conductor and University of California, San Diego emeritus professor of music, include correspondence and biographical materials related to his fifty years of classical and experimental music conducting.
Background
Born in Evanston, Illinois on Oct. 25, 1920, Thomas Nee graduated from the University of Minnesota. Following service in the Merchant Marine during World War II, he received his masters of arts from Hamline University, where he studied under composer Ernst Krenek. His postgraduate work included studies at the University of Vienna, the Austrian State Academy, and Black Mountain College with composer Stefan Wolpe in North Carolina, as well as private study with conductor Hermann Scherchen in Switzerland. Nee was music director for the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis from 1954-1967 and 1972-1973.
Extent
1.0 linear foot 3 archives boxes and 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
The audio and visual recordings in Box 3, Folders 1-3 are restricted and require a user copy to be produced.