Scope and Content
Title: Charles Appy Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1824-1934.
Collection number: 108
Appy, Charles Ernest
(0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of correspondence and musical excerpts.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF.
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item],
Charles Appy Papers, 108, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.
Charles Ernest Appy was born of French parents in
The Hague, Netherlands; his family moved to
Amsterdam, where Charles studied piano with
Richard Hol, cello with Charles Montigny, and
later with Merlen; in 1851 became cellist in the
concert orchestra at Zaandam; in 1854 he performed
as a solo cellist in Scotland; two years later he
became a member of the Amsterdam Park Orchestra
and of the orchestra of the Felix Meritis Society;
in 1857 he assisted with the concerts at London's
Crystal Palace, returning to join the orchestra of
the Caecilia Society in Amsterdam; began playing
in a string quartet in 1862; served as cello
teacher at the Maatschappij tot Bevordering van
Toonkunst, 1864-83; opened a school of music in
Amsterdam; his compositions for cello include
Phantasies on themes from Der freischütz and
Robert der Teufel, as well as small salon pieces.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence from Hans
von Bülow, Clara Schumann, Franz Liszt, Niels
Gade, Stephen Heller, Carl Hill, Salomon
Jadassohn, Karl Hermann, Beethoven, and others, as
well as musical excerpts from Hans von Bülow,
Leander Schlegel, B. Kwast, Woldemar Bargiel,
Ernst S. Rabitzky, and others.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Appy, Charles Ernest--Archives.