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Francis Tursi collection (MSS 55)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 55
The collection contains clippings about the Curtis Institute of Music (1928), autographed photos, and letters from Rosario Scalero.

Dates

  • 1928-1951

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

0.02 Linear feet ((1) folder)

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Rita Tursi Constanzi in 2013.
Title
Francis Tursi collection
Status
completed
Author
Kristina Wilson
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Edition statement
revised 2017

Revision Statements

  • 24 January 2017: spell check/general content editing

Repository Details

Part of the Curtis Institute of Music Archives Repository

Contact:
1720 Locust St
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States