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Louise Nathanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 195
Overview Louise Nathanson (née Meiszner) was a world-renowned pianist active in the mid-twentieth century. The daughter of Hungarian immigrants, Nathanson hailed from St. Louis, Missouri, and performed as a soloist for many notable ensembles, including the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Phil Spitalny All Girl Orchestra. The Louise Nathanson papers, 1915-2008 and undated, contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, sheet music, recordings,...

Quad City Symphony records

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Identifier: MSS 318
Overview The Quad City Symphony Orchestra held its first concert on May 19, 1916 at the Burtis Opera House in Davenport, Iowa. At the time, the orchestra was known as the Tri-City Symphony Orchestra, and had a conductor, 60 musicians, and two soloists. The group changed its name to the Quad City Symphony in 1985. Materials in the collection include bound programs, a published history of the orchestra, news clippings, press releases, promotional materials, scrapbooks, and secretary’s minutes and reports.