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Mark Hambourg Collection

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/19360

Abstract

Title:
Mark Hambourg Collection
Author/Creator:
Hambourg, Mark
Collection number:
0
Size:
2.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1894-1961
Inclusive dates:
1890-1970
Collection Area:
International Piano Archives at Maryland
Repository:
International Piano Archives, University of Maryland Libraries, College Park, MD, 20742, Tel: 301.405.9224, Email: godowsky@umd.edu
Abstract:

Mark Hambourg (1879-1960) was a piano performer who gave numerous recitals and recorded many of his performances on gramophone records for the Gramophone Company (HMV). Hambourg also performed with several orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, and gave many concert tours. In addition, Hambourg was an author, writing various books and magazine articles about composers and about how to play the piano. This collection includes concert programs, correspondence, scrapbooks, books and magazine articles, and miscellaneous items related to Hambourgs career as a writer and performer, and related to his relationships with his friends and colleagues, including Theodore Leschetizky, Anton Rubenstein, and his wife, violinist Dorothea Muir Hambourg.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Mark Hambourg Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.