Szigeti archive / Szigeti-Levine correspondence (MSS 58)
Scope and Contents
The collection comprises correspondence between Joseph Szigeti and accompanist Joseph Levine with whom he often performed.
- Levine, Joseph, 1912-1994 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Hungarian born violinist Joseph Sgizeti studied and traveled extensively in Europe prior to immigrating emigrated to the United States in 1939 to escape the rise of Nazism. Though ultimately remaining in the United States and becoming a naturalized citizen, Szigeti continued his extensive international touring schedule for most of his life. Joseph Levine was both a pianist and conductor who studied under Josef Hofmann and Fritz Reiner prior to his graduation in 1937.
1.1 Linear feet ((1) binder in photo box)
Language of Materials
The correspondence is arranged in chronological order in a binder with a preface by the donor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of L. Dennis Shapiro in 2011
- Szigeti Archive/Szigeti-Levine correspondence (MSS 58)
- Kristina Wilson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Edition statement
- revised 2017