Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: See also: subdivision -- Music under ethnic groups for music of the group; and subdivision -- Songs and music under names of persons, corporate bodies, places, classes of persons, ethnic groups, wars, and topical headings for collections or single works of vocal or instrumental music about the topic or entity.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Blanche Da Costa Whitney was born September 24, 1882 in Chicago. She studied with Rudolph Ganz at Chicago Musical College before joining Mme Schumann-Heink, a noted opera signer, to Europe. Da Costa sang leading opera roles in Germany. She was forced to leave Germany by World War I and returned to America. She had a son, Frederick Berman, by her first husband. Her son died in 1945. She married Warren C. Whitney, vice president of A. B. Chase Piano Company in 1918. They moved to Denver...
Overview Otto Mears (1840-1931) was an entrepreneurial businessman who built railroads and was essential to the development of Southwestern Colorado. The son of an English father and Russian mother, he immigrated to the United States after being orphaned at an early age. After making it all the way to California he was placed in a boardinghouse at eleven years old when relatives could not be found to care for him. After serving in the Civil War he moved to Colorado where he began to build his empire....
Dates: Other: 1892, 1948-1980
Overview The Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation is a civic and social charitable organization in Denver, Colorado. This collection contains personal papers, documents, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, posters, plaques, and a hand-painted sign reading "Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation".
Dates: Other: 1883 - 1994
Overview Collection contains newspaper clippings, phone lists, posters, brochures, invitations and event advertisements, a file of Music History at DU, meeting minutes, correspondence, publications, accreditation reports, student rosters, memos, handbooks, administrative records, posters, concert programs, tape recordings, photographs, scrapbooks, and the charter for the combining of the Lamont School of Music with the University of Denver from 1941 through 2011.
Dates: Other: 1926-2016
Overview Pioneer impresario Arthur M. Oberfelder came to Denver in 1913 and by 1917 had started his own concert management company. He started the Concert Under the Stars at Red Rocks and was responsible for bringing many entertainment groups to Denver. Collection contains invitations, programs, news clippings, portraits, certificates, photographs, scrapbooks, and autograph books related to the Oberfelder family and the Oberfelder Concert series from 1924 through 1978.
Dates: Other: 1911-circa 1980
Overview Robert Davine (deceased) was a Professor of Accordion and Theory at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music until his death in 2001. Robert Davine founded the school's accordion department in the late 1950s, and was the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award for 1998 - 1999. The collection consists of sheet music and scores for various classical accordion compositions, as well as apporximately 50 LP vinyl albums.
Dates: 1760 - 1992
Overview This collection consists of keepsakes owned by Stephen Seifert during his tenure as the Executive Director of the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Many items are presumed to have been given as commemorative gifts to Stephen Seifert, others to be his personal collectibles.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined
Overview Yafa Pinkhasova was born in Bukhara, Uzbekistan on October 5, 1928 and died in Denver, Colorado September 10, 2010. She married Rakhim Pinkhasov in Bukhara in 1952. He was born in 1928 in Bukhara and died in 2006. Tohfaxân Pinkasova sang traditional songs from the women's Sozanda style of music of the Bukharian Jewish and Tajik/Uzbek people of Central Asia. Collection contains a monograph of songs, an LP record of Jewish Bukharan singer, Tohfaxân (Yafa) Pinkasova, flyers, and journal articles...