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Bliss, Arthur Edward Drummond, Sir, 1891 - 1975 (Knight, composer)


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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Letters from Arthur Bliss to Edward Dent, 1923-06-22 - 1949-11-04

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/4/40
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1923-06-22 - 1949-11-04

National Council for Music and Sadlers Wells Opera, 1940 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/2/7/1
Scope and Contents The file contains:- letters and minutes from John Christie of Glyndebourne concerning the formation of a National Council for Music; - correspondence with Tony Guthrie concerning performances at Sadlers Wells Opera, 1940-1944;- 2 autograph letters signed from Warwick Braithwaite to Edward Dent, [13] - 17 June 1941;- 1 typed letter signed from Arthur Bliss to Edward Dent, 13 May 1942;- Typescript and manuscript document ‘Don Giovanni - suggestions for cuts’ and typescript...
Dates: 1940 - 1944
 Item — Container: EJD/5/3/1/3

Photograph of a group of musicians, 1922-08

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/5/3/1/3
Scope and Contents

5 copies of a photograph of a group comprising Karl Weigl, Karl Alwin, Wilhelm Gross, Arthur Bliss, Paul Hindemith, Rudolph Reti, Ethel Smyth, Paul Pisk, Willem Pijper, Egon Lustgarten, Egon Wellesz, Anton v. Webern, Karl Horowitz, Hugo Kander.
Location: Salzburg
Photographer: unknown
Inscription: 2 copies have identifications on front and back.
5 black and white prints, 14 x 9 cm.

Dates: 1922-08

Reviews and letters, 1933 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/2/1/6/4
Scope and Contents The file comprises press cuttings of reviews of Dent's book 'Ferruccio Busoni', and letters relating to the book containing reviews and letters relating to Dent’s biography of Busoni. 1933-35.Press cuttings sent by the International Press Cutting Bureau, Fleet Street: - ‘The Hallé Concert’, from the ‘Manchester Guardian’, 10 Mar. 1933, with comparison to Busoni.- ‘Busoni - a remarkable musician’ by Dr Herbert Thompson, review from ‘Yorkshire Post’, Leeds, 8 Mar. 1933.-...
Dates: 1933 - 1935