This collection consists of music manuscripts and printed scores of operas and orchestral, piano, chamber, vocal and choral
Mary Louise Carr was born on Aug. 6, 1873, in Memphis, TN; she received music training principally in San Francisco, CA; studied
voice with H.B. Pasmore in preparation for a career as an opera singer; studied composition with John Haraden Pratt; married
Dr. John Claude Moore in 1898; founded Mary Carr Moore Manuscript Club in 1928; taught theory and composition at Olga Steeb
Piano School (1926-42) and Chapman College (1928-47); received honorary Doctor of Music degree from Chapman College, 1936;
composed operettas, operas, orchestral and chamber music, songs, and piano pieces; she also composed a grand opera Narcissa (1925), for which she received the David Bispham Memorial Medal in 1930; died on Jan. 11, 1957, in Ingleside, CA.
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