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Inventory of the Émile Antoine Bruguière collection, [ca. 1899-ca. 1911]
ARCHIVES BRUG. 1  
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Description
Includes the full manuscript score of the comic opera Kosiki, and 21 songs (some incomplete) This collection was found interleaved with the musical compositions of Oscar Weil, Brugui`ere's teacher in San Francisco, held by the Music Library (ARCHIVES WEIL 1) Some unidentified compositions of Brugui`ere may remain among the sketches and drafts of Weil. See Series IX of the Oscar Weil papers. It is possible that there still remains unidentified compositions of Bruguière among the sketches and drafts of the Oscar Weil collection. See item 58 of the Weil collection.
Background
Son of Émile A. Bruguière and Josephine Sather Bruguière. Studied in San Francisco with Lorenzo Smith and Oscar Weil, and in Berlin with Georges Jacoby. His opera Querida, a lyric drama in two acts, from the play Mother Earth by Francis Powers was published by Costallat in Paris ca. 1911 (plate no. CC 1573). he also collaborated with Richard Henry Warren in The Rightful Heir, a musical satire in two acts directed especially at the conventional comic opera. Text and lyrics by Arthur Sturgess and J. Cheever Goodwin, as produced by The Strollers. New York: The Winthrop Press, 1899.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.
Availability
Collection is open for research.