Francis Tursi collection (MSS 55)
Identifier: MSS 55
Scope and Contents
The collection contains clippings about the Curtis Institute of Music (1928), autographed photos, and letters from Rosario Scalero.
- Tursi, Francis, 1921-1991 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Francis Tursi was a chamber musician who studied viola and composition at the Curtis Institute of Music, graduating in 1946. He continued his composition studies with Bernard Rogers and Howard Hanson, receiving additional degrees from the Eastman School at the University of Rochester. In 1949 Tursi joined the faculty of the Eastman School of Music as professor of viola, teaching there until his retirement.
0.02 Linear feet ((1) folder)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Rita Tursi Constanzi in 2013.
- Francis Tursi collection
- Kristina Wilson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Edition statement
- revised 2017