Isabelle Vengerova Memorabilia Collection, 1925-1956

Preliminary finding aid

Summary Information

Repository
Curtis Institute of Music Archives
Title
Isabelle Vengerova memorabilia collection
ID
MSS 02
Date [inclusive]
1925-1956
Extent
0.05 Linear feet (one folder)
General Physical description
Includes photographs.
Language
English
Abstract
The Isabelle Vengerova memorabilia collection consists of photos, letters and reminiscenses, including materials gathered on the occasion of the dedication of the Isabella Vengerova room at the Curtis Institute of Music in 1989.

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Biography

The Russian-born pianist Isabelle Vengerova taught at the Imperial Conservatory in St. Petersburg from 1906 to 1920, and toured the USSR and Europa before settling in the United States in 1923. She joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1924 and the Mannes College of Music in 1933, teaching in both institutions until she died in 1956

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Curtis Institute of Music Archives 2016

1726 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
archives@curtis.edu

 

Provenance

Materials were contributed by former students of Vengerova at the Curtis Institute of Music.

Existence and location of copies

The originals and additional photographs can be found in the Photograph Collection.

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Related Materials

Related materials

A scrapbook about the dedication of the Vengerova Room can be found in the Scrapbook and Clippings Collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Vengerova, Isabelle, 1877-1956

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder
Miscelleanous materials MSS 01 1