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Gustav S. Janossy's Music Books

 Collection
Identifier: PA012K

Scope and Content Note

Jánossy’s music books include photocopies of newspaper clippings, programs, letters, and photographs that document the years he spent with the M.S.O. Also included are similar items about his “family’s progress in the musical field.” The M.S.O. materials document the life of a musician, frequent tours, and the career of Dimitri Mitroupoulos, conductor of the Orchestra during Jánossy’s tenure.

Dates

  • 1938-1977
  • Majority of material found within 1938-1947

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

Copyright has been retained by Gustav S. Janossy.

Biographical Note

Gustav S. Janossyplayed string bass with the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestrafrom 1938-45 (?). He later played with the Seattle Symphony.

Extent

1 box

Abstract

Jánossy’s music books include photocopies of newspaper clippings, programs, letters, and photographs that document the years he spent with the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra

Organization of the Collection

The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Physical Location

Zone B, R6, D4, S16

Acquisition

Mr. Janossy donated these materials to the Orchestra in 1978.

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Leslie Czechowski, January 2003.
Title
Gustav S. Janossy's Music Books
Author
Finding aid created by Leslie Czechowski
Date
13 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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