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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977



Born in London to parents of Polish descent, Stokowski was a leading conductor of the early to mid 20th century. During his tenure with the Philadelphia Orchestra, he assisted Mary Louise Curtis in conceptualizing the Curtis Institute of Music. Stokowski served on the Curtis faculty from 1924-1927, conducting the orchestra.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

00063 Leopold Stokowski with Judith Poska and Jacques Singer

 File — Drawer A1, Folder: 63

Curtis main building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dates: circa 1924-present

Elizabeth Swenson scrapbook (MSS 37)

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: PPCI-MSS 37

Materials primarily related to Curtis and Curtis affiliated musicians; collected by Swenson while serving as assistant to the dean, 1924-1942

Dates: 1924-1942

Myra Reed Skibinsky scrapbook

 Collection — Box MSS 31
Identifier: PPCI-MSS 31
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, clippings, programs, and photographs (most of which are unidentified). Correspondants include Mary Louise Curtis Bok, Eugene Ormandy, and Leopold Stokowski.

Dates: 1927-1941

Stokowski, Leopold, circa 1931-1935

Scope and Contents From the Series:

Orchestras and individuals with whom Cresswell worked or had an association

Dates: circa 1931-1935

William Strasser papers (MSS 35)

Identifier: MSS 35
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, artwork, and other materials documenting Strasser's work in various fields including composition, conducting, engraving, orchestration, copying, and editing.

Dates: 1897-1944