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Photocopies of Gerald Finzi's correspondence

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Photocopies of correspondence of the composer Gerald Finzi (1901–1956). The originals were destroyed in a fire. Some letters are to or from Joy Finzi; letters from spouses of other correspondents are also included.

Dates

  • 1915-1960, n.d.

Extent

1.8 Linear meters (12 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 9975/1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 9975/1-12

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9975

Abstract

Photocopies of Gerald Finzi's correspondence, 1915-1960, n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) was a composer. Details of his life and work can be found in the Grove Music Online.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Finzi Trust, 22 April 1994.

Separated Materials

Concert programmes from this archive were added to the Bodleian collection of concert programmes with details entered into the Concert Programmes Database.

Bibliography

  • Stephen Banfield, Gerald Finzi: an English composer (London: Faber & Faber, 1997). Includes a chronological list of all the known correspondence.
  • Diana McVeagh, Gerald Finzi: his life and music (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2010).
  • Letters of Gerald Finzi and Howard Ferguson, edited by Howard Ferguson and Michael Hurd (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2001)
  • Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956, edited by Diana McVeagh (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2021)
Title
Catalogue of photocopies of Gerald Finzi's (1901-1956) correspondence
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Jen Patterson
Date
2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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