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Letters from Benjamin Britten to Dr. Hans Heinsheimer

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MS. Don. d. 162

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Letters from Benjamin Britten to Dr. Hans Heinsheimer of Boosey and Hawkes, 1940, and fifteen to Ralph Hawkes, 1940-50. With them are letters to Hawkes from Peter Pears, [1946] (fols. 28-30),and from Pierre Monteux, 1948 (fols.52-3).

Dates

  • 1940-1950

Extent

53 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. d. 162, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. d. 162

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16545

Overview

Letters from Benjamin Britten to Boosey and Hawkes

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) was an English composer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Charles Hamilton (New York), 23 Jan. 1975, lot 97, given by Bodley's American Friends.
Title
Letters from Benjamin Britten to Boosey and Hawkes
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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