Collection GH - Gustav Holst letters to Mrs. Cohen

Zone d'identification

Cote

GB GB1179 GH

Titre

Gustav Holst letters to Mrs. Cohen

Date(s)

  • 30 Aug 1925-28 Jun 1926 (Production)

Niveau de description

Collection

Étendue matérielle et support

9 ff.

Zone du contexte

Nom du producteur

(1874-1934)

Notice biographique

Gustav Theodore Holst (1874-1934) was a British composer. He studied piano and violin as a child and later worked as an organist and choirmaster. He was later allowed attendance at the Royal College of Music (after previous unsuccessful scholarships) and studied composition under Charles Stanford. He later learned the trombone and composed, conducted and taught music. He is best known for the orchestra suite 'The Planets' but also composed operas and other works.

Histoire archivistique

Given to RNCM once Hartley Hall was no longer used as a Halls of Residence

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

Five letters from Holst to a Mrs Cohen, with a signed postcard. Mrs Cohen appears to have hosted Holst during the Leeds Triennial Festival 1925, and to have invited him on several occasions to holiday with her and her husband in the Lake District. Holst cannot accept her invitation for August 1926 as "it is most important that I am entirely alone as much as possible during the summer holidays" (f.8).

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation

Accroissements

Mode de classement

Chronologically.

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

Open

Conditions de reproduction

Langue des documents

Écriture des documents

Notes sur la langue et l'écriture

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

Instruments de recherche

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Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

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Note de publication

See Colin Matthews' article in Grove for a biographical history of Gustav Holst.

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Mots-clés - Sujets

Mots-clés - Lieux

Mots-clés - Genre

Zone du contrôle de la description

Identifiant de la description

Identifiant du service d'archives

GB1179

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

Statut

Final

Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision, de suppression

WickhaS, 29/07/2003

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Localisation physique

  • Boîte: CH, EB, GH