Russian-born pianist Isabelle Vengerova (1877-1956) taught at the Imperial Conservatory in St. Petersburg between 1906 and 1920, after which she toured the USSR and Europe. A year after settling in the United States in 1923 she joined the piano faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music. Ten years later, in 1933, she also began teaching at the Mannes College of Music. She continued teaching at both institutions until her death in 1956.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The di Bonaventura papers span from his performances as a child through to his work as a professor of piano.
The collection includes correspondence, contracts, publicity materials, programs, reviews, and promotional photographs.
Materials primarily related to Curtis and Curtis affiliated musicians; collected by Swenson while serving as assistant to the dean, 1924-1942
The collection includes personal correspondence, personal school records from Peabody and Curtis, programs, clippings, and writings about Isabelle Vengerova.
The Isabelle Vengerova memorabilia collection consists of photos, letters and reminiscenses. It also includes materials relating to the dedication of the Isabella Vengerova room at Curtis in 1989.