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Theodore Lettvin Collection

Abstract

Title:
Theodore Lettvin Collection
Author/Creator:
Lettvin, Theodore
Collection number:
0
Size:
7.75 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1952-1979
Inclusive dates:
1934-2003
Collection Area:
International Piano Archives at Maryland
Repository:
International Piano Archives at Maryland, University of Maryland Libraries, College Park, MD 20742, Tel: 301.405.9224, Email: godowsky@umd.edu
Abstract:

A performer and music teacher, Theodore Lettvin (1926-2003) performed in many concerts, including orchestra concerts, solo recitals, and accompanist performances at the National Gallery of Art, the New York Town Hall, the Phillips Gallery, and various concerts in Germany. Lettvin also was the head of the music department at Cleveland School of Music Settlement, as well as a professor of piano at University of Michigan, New England Conservatory of Music, and Rutgers. In addition, Lettvin wrote general essays on music technique and articles for pianists concerning music performance careers. This collection contains concert programs, reviews, awards, articles, interviews, photographs, correspondence, recordings, advertisements, biographical sketches, itineraries, and directories related to Lettvins career, his involvement with various organizations, including Palm Beach Public, and his relationships with various friends and colleagues, including Robert Shaw, his wife, Joan Lettvin, and Ben Javits.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Theodore Lettvin Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/19398
Status:

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