The Resource Antonia Brico papers, (manuscript)

Antonia Brico papers, (manuscript)

Label
Antonia Brico papers, 1930-1989
Title
Antonia Brico papers
Inclusive dates
1930-1989
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains newspaper clippings (both local and foreign) regarding Brico's career, debut, conducting opportunities in New York City, move to Denver, Colo, obituaries of Brico's father (John Walthuis), 1986 concert program, correspondence, concert program notes, scrapbook. Scrapbooks (1948-1982) related to the Brico Symphony and Denver Businessmen's Orchestra contain concert programs, clippings, reviews, correspondence, history of symphony, fan mail to conductor, Antonia Brico. Jean Sibelius articles by Brico (1949)
Biographical or historical data
Antonia Brico (June 26, 1902-August 3, 1989) was a conductor and pianist born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She Immigrated to U.S. in 1908 with her foster parents and settled in Calif. Brico received undergraduate degree from University of California at Berkeley (1924). Attended the Berlin Academy of Music and was the first American to graduate from its master class in conducting (1929). Founded the New York Women's Symphony Orchestra (1935). First woman to conduct the New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra (1938). Moved to Denver, Colo. in 1942. Founded Bach's Society, Women's String Ensemble and was a conductor for the Denver Community Symphony (later Denver Symphony Orchestra). Founded Denver Community Symphony (1948); during 1949 called Denver Philharmonic Orchestra. Name changed to Denver Businessmen's Orchestra (1950) and finally, Brico Symphony (1966). Died In Denver, Colo. on August 3, 1989.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brico, Antonia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whitcomb, Marcia
  • Edwards, James M.
  • Sckolnik, David
  • Allen, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brico, Antonia
  • Brico Symphony (Denver, Colo.)
  • Denver Businessmen's Orchestra
  • Denver Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Denver Community Symphony
  • Women conductors (Music)
  • Symphony orchestras
Label
Antonia Brico papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Collection contains former C MSS WH267: Brico Symphony scrapbooks
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
2.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
  • John Allen;
  • David Sckolnik;
  • James M. Edwards;
  • Marcia Whitcomb;
  • The Symphony,
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn813854670
  • (OCoLC)813854670
Label
Antonia Brico papers, (manuscript)
Publication
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Collection contains former C MSS WH267: Brico Symphony scrapbooks
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
2.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
  • John Allen;
  • David Sckolnik;
  • James M. Edwards;
  • Marcia Whitcomb;
  • The Symphony,
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn813854670
  • (OCoLC)813854670

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