Louis Crowder Collection
Louis Crowder (1907-1998) was a pianist, music teacher, and music writer. He wrote many published and unpublished books and articles, including books on Anatomy of the Hand, Bones, Muscles, and Keyboards, and articles for Clavier magazine. Crowder also performed a variety of concerts in Europe and taught both piano pedagogy conferences and music at various schools, including Northwestern University, Iowa State Teachers College, and the University of Connecticut. The collection consists of published and unpublished writings, correspondence, programs, articles, scores, publicity materials, reports, resumes, photographs, and questionnaires related to Crowders teaching, writing, and performing careers, and his relationships with his friends and colleagues, including Mary Louise Boehm, Kees Kooper, his teacher, Robert Casadesus, and his wives, Naomi West Crowder (a.k.a. Nan), and Carol Odeneal.
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Louis Crowder Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.
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