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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Howard Schuman
RLIN number: NXCP88-A160
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood, education, career; conception, revision, performances of each of his major works; choral conducting, composition for film, for dance; innovations and conflicts as administrator of Juilliard School of Music, President, 1945-1962, emeritus, 1962- , and Lincoln Center, President, 1962-1969, emeritus, 1969- ; opinions and anecdotes of many figures in the performing arts, including Serge Koussevitzky, Roy Harris, Leopold Stokowski, Peter Mennin.
Extent: Transcript: 751 leaves, Tape: 12 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schuman, William Howard, 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker occupation: Administrator; Composer
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Perlis, Vivian
Organizations discussed: Juilliard School, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Composers; Composition (Music); Conductors (Music); Conservatories of music; Juilliard School, New York, NY; Music--Instruction and study; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Music--Performance; Schuman, William Howard, 1910-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019460-14903