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Music teachers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Doris Lurie Chesky papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-833
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three bound manuscripts that document some of the activities of Doris Lurie Chesky, vocal music teacher at Alcee Fortier High School, New Orleans, during the middle of the twentieth century. There are letters regarding special personal sick leave, a proposed program about improving human relations for teachers and students, and a pageant written by Chesky.

Dates: 1951-1975

Giuseppe Ferrata papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-773
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, biographical information, scores, music manuscripts, concert programs, handwritten and typed notes, printed material, and clippings regarding the life and career of music professor and composer, Giuseppe Ferrata. Ferrata founded the Newcomb College Piano Department in 1909 and taught there until his death in 1928.

Dates: 1884-1952

Louis Panzeri papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-791
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of research notes Louis Panzeri (1902-1983) used for his book, Louisiana Composers; programs and brochures; music associations material; and early letters on musical subjects. Panzeri, a music teacher and voice coach in New Orleans, collected Louis Moreau Gottschalk correspondence, mementoes, and newspaper clippings, which are also included. There are obituaries of other musicians as well as a photograph of the choir at St. Patrick's Church, New Orleans.

Dates: 1898-1981

Virginia Downman Kock papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-917
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods that Kock used in her classes. In addition, there are placement tests, quizzes, and final examinations. Material written by Virginia Downman Kock include a seminar report, a bound copy of Gaude Barbara: An Analysis of the 1st Movement of Webern's 2nd String Quartet, and a dissertation notebook.

Dates: 1964-1965; Other: Date acquired: 04/02/1998

Virginia Westbrook papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-850
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Virginia Westbrook of New Orleans, La. Included are typed essays and poetry, handwritten notes, post cards, greeting cards, invitations and other items of social ephemera, Carnival clippings, certificates, programs, travel permits, insurance papers, photographs, telegrams, cloth souvenirs, coins, French war stamps, booklets, newspaper clippings, and other printed items. Also included are clippings and social ephemera relating to Angela...
Dates: 1916-1952