Abram Chasins oral history collection
This collection contains (7) 7" reel-to-reel tapes and transcriptions of interviews with Chasins about his career and work as director of the WQXR radio station. The interviews were conducted by student Joshua Livingston as part of an oral history program at MIT.
- Livingston, Joshua (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Russian-born pianist and composer Abram Chasins studied piano at Curtis under Josef Hofmann from 1926 to 1934 while simultaneously teaching elementary piano from 1927 to 1934. He was associated with the WQXR radio station in New York from 1941 to 1965, serving as the station's director from 1946.
1.25 Linear feet ((7) reels and (4) folders)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Joshua Livingston in 2002.
- Abram Chasins oral history collection (MSS 09)
- Kristina Wilson
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- Edition statement
- revised 2017
Part of the Curtis Institute of Music Archives Repository
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