Steuermann, Clara Silvers, 1922-1982

Collection, 192?-1982: 2 boxes (32 folders (ca. 1,092 leaves, 7 books, 31 photographs)), 4 books, 11 cassettes, 1 periodical

Clara Steuermann (née Silvers)--born in Los Angeles, she received her music education (B.A. & M.A.) from the University of California at Los Angeles, where she was a teaching assistant to Schoenberg. She studied piano with Jakob Gimpel in Los Angeles. She also studied with, and later (1949) married the pianist and Schoenberg student Edward Steuermann. She worked in New York for Carl Fischer, the Music Publishers Holding Corporation, the Juilliard School, and the New York Philharmonic. She became a librarian in 1964 (graduating from Columbia University) and worked at Kingsborough Community College, the Juilliard School, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and finally the Arnold Schoenberg Institute, where she was archivist (1975-1981) until her death.

Contents

finding aids (5 items: 18 leaves)
biographical data (4 leaves)
Arnold Schoenberg Kuratorium (Darmstadt) documents (4 items: 16 leaves: 1956)
articles (13 items: 1943-1957) by Affelder, Biskind, Kolisch, List, Schoenberg ("On revient toujours", "A study in reverses", "Task of the teacher"), Harold Schonberg
books (10 items: 1922-1974) by Armitage, Busoni, Eisler, Lasker-Schüler, Newlin, Reich, Rosen, Schoenberg (Harmonielehre, Models for beginners in composition, Preliminary exercises in counterpoint), Tippett, Weigel
Claremont College, Schoenberg course material (50 items: 72 leaves: 1978-1979)
clippings (39 items: 1944-1973)
correspondence (105 items: 1944-1980) with Bookplates in the News, Edris Boyll Brady, Church of the Saviour, Miss Wayne Clarke, Laurie Meinhold, New York University, Philosophical Library, Kris Reilly, U.S. Government Printing Office, W.W. Norton & Co., et al.
music (8 items: 27 leaves: 194?-1978) by Schoenberg, Zemlinsky
pamphlets (3 items: 10 leaves: 1955-1982) by Giraud, Steuermann, Universal Edition
periodicals (4 items: 1969-1981)
photographs (32 items: 192?-198?)
programs (45 items: 1936-1980)
recordings (11 items: 1978-1979)
transcript of a Schoenberg symposium at Oberlin College (33 leaves: 1974)
texts, miscellaneous Schoenberg manuscripts (6 items)
University of California at Los Angeles classroom materials (28 items: 255 leaves: 1936-1944)
miscellaneous documents (4 items: 52 leaves: 1947-1949)

Correspondents

Ted Allen, et al. (1 item: 1979)
Claremont Graduate School (1 item: 1979, Carolyn Ellner (1 item: 1978), Frank Traficante (2 items: 1979))
Columbia [Records] (James Fassett (1 item: 1949))
Commentary (Clement Greenberg (1 item: 1948))
Harold Heeremans (1 item: 1948)
Library of Congress (Louis Smith (1 item: 1949), Edward Waters (1 item: 1949))
New York Times (Howard Taubman (2 items: 1948))
Dika Newlin (5 items: 1948-1950)
Pantheon Books (Helen Wolff (1 item: 1950))
Princeton University Press (Datus Smith (2 items: 1949))
Jerry Rigby (1 item: 1979)
Arnold Schoenberg (29 items: 1944-1952)
' Gertrud Schoenberg (1 item: 1948)
Leonard Stein (1 item: 1948)
Clara Steuermann (52 items: 1948-1980)
Williams & Norgate Ltd. (Philip Inman (1 item: 1950)

Music cited

Clippings, programs: Opp. 6, 7, 9-11, 13-15, 19, 21, 23-25, 29-31, 33a, 33b, 37, 38B, 40, 41, 41B, 42, 45, 47, 50B, 4 deutsche Volkslieder, "Lied der Waldtaube", Presto for string quartet, String quartet in D (1897), Suite for string orchestra
 

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