The New York Public Library is now offering grab-and-go service at 50 locations as part of our gradual reopening. Find a location near you, and learn about our remote resources.

 

Correspondence relating to Toscanini's refusal on Feb. 16, 1938 to return to the Salzburg Festival

Collection Data

Description
This collection of letters and telegrams documents the response from Arturo Toscanini's decision not to conduct at the 1938 Salzburg Festival. Included is a draft of Toscanini's original telegram to the Salzburg Festival informing them of his refusal to conduct at the 1938 festival. The collection was donated by the Toscanini heirs in the early 1970s.
Names
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957 (Correspondent)
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962 (Correspondent)
Lehmann, Lotte (Correspondent)
Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943 (Correspondent)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1937 - 1938
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: JOB 80-5
Topics
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Salzburger Festspiele
Conductors (Music)
Genres
Personal correspondence
Telegrams
Notes
Content: CONTENTS: folder 1. Miscellaneous items prior to the Feb. 16 cable; includes letter from Bruno Walter. - folder 2. Drafts of Toscanini's cable; responses from Salzburg officials. - folder 3. Reactions from the press and friends; includes correspondence from Bruno, Walter, Lotte Lehmann and Max Reinhardt.
Physical Description
Extent: 39 pieces in 3 folders.29 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG804497041-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10655898
Archives EAD ID: 19903
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1695580-6b1f-0135-2468-677f16aece30
Show filters Hide filters
collection
x Correspondence relating to Toscanini's refusal on Feb. 16, 1938 to return to the Salzburg Festival
type
Date Range
to
6 results found