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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Claire Raphael Reis
RLIN number: NXCP87-A122
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Texas childhood; musical training, Berlin and Juilliard; role in opening Walden School, teaching; impressions of many modern composers, musical conductors and artists; involvement with People's Music League, 1912-22; formation, activities of League of Composers, tribute programs, use of radio and film, publication of MODERN MUSIC, support of contemporary and avant-garde music forms, international aspects; early electronic concerts; publications in music field, 1914-1968; history of Women's City Club, activities; New York City Center of Music and Drama opening, 1943, expansion and activities.
Extent: Transcript: 320 leaves, Tape: 23 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Reis, Claire Raphael, 1888-1978
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1888
Speaker occupation: Author
Age at speaking: 89
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Perlis, Vivian
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Music--History and criticism--20th century; Music--United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Electronic music; League of Composers (US); Music--United States--Periodicals; Reis, Claire Raphael, 1888-1978
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017071-12514