Klaus Liepmann was considered the "Father of Music" at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was the first to bring music to the humanities department there and became the first full-time director of music and conductor of the M.I.T. choral society and orchestra.
This collection contains photographs, clippings. audio recordings of Klaus Liepmann (violin) and as conductor of M.I.T. orchestra and choral groups, copies of unpublished short writings on musical topics, "Music at M.I.T.", Liepmann's autobiography "Fifty Years in America," and a biography of his father, Moritz Liepmann.
The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.
All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
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Published: 2018-03-06 08:04:44 -0500
Encoded in EAD by Brian Keough, 2017 January 2
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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Klaus Liepmann, 1933-1990. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Klaus Liepmann).