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Harry D. Maddy and Rhadames John Angelucci Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PA012H

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains memorabilia collected by Maddy and Angelucci during almost sixty years in the Minnesota Orchestra. Included in the collection are photographs, extensive newspaper clippings (mainly reviews of Angelucci’s solo performances with the Orchestra), clippings and memorabilia from the Orchestra’s 1947 tour to the Near East, an extensive collection of tour itineraries, and various programs and brochures relating to Orchestra activities. Notable items include a booklet published by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra for the 1914-15 season: “ Beethoven’s Nine Symphonies” and an interview of Angelucci about Dimitri Mitropoulos.

The collection documents Angelucci’s career and those experiences that he and his father-in-law found most significant in their tenures with the Orchestra.

Dates

  • 1914-93

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

The creators retain copyright to any items in the collection that are not in the public domain.

Biographical Note

Harry D. Maddywas a violinist with the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestraduring Obehoffer’s tenure. His son-in-law, Rhadames John Angelucci, was oboist with the Orchestra for over 40 years. “Johnny” was hired in 1936 as an English horn player, but soon moved to his preferred instrument, the oboe, and in 1938 Dimitri Mitropoulos made him principal oboist for the Orchestra, a position he retained until his retirement in 1980.

Extent

2 boxes (8 linear inches)

Abstract

The collection contains memorabilia collected by Harry D. Maddy and Rhadames John Angelucci during almost sixty years in the Minnesota Orchestra. It documents Angelucci’s career and those experiences that he and his father-in-law found most significant in their tenures with the Orchestra.

Organization of the Collection

The collection is roughly organized by material type.

Physical Location

Zone B, R6, D4, S16

Acquisition

Donated to the Orchestra in 1993; transferred to the archives in 1996.

Separated Material

Some Orchestra programs were transferred to Series 10.2

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Leslie Czechowski, September 2002.
Title
Harry D. Maddy and Rhadames John Angelucci Collection
Author
Finding aid created by Leslie Czechowski
Date
15 May 2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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