Boris Sokoloff autograph collection (MSS 30)
The collection contains musicians' autographs collected by Sokoloff during his career.
- Creation: 1923-1971
- Sokoloff, Boris, 1911-1995 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Boris Sokoloff, the son of Cleveland Orchestra conductor Nikolai Sokoloff, studied trumpet with Saul Caston at the Curtis Institute of Music (1934-35). After Curtis he served as manager of the Columbia Artists Community Concerts, assistant manager of the New York Philharmonic, and manager of the Minneapolis Symphony orchestra. In 1964 Sokoloff returned to Philadelphia as general manager of the Philadelphia Orchestra, a position he held until 1978.
0.1 Linear feet ((1) folder)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Sokoloff's widow Nancy in 2001.
The collection consists of pages from an autograph album and loose items.
- Boris Sokoloff Autograph Collection (MSS 30)
- Barbara Benedett
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