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Finding Aid for the Dorothy Huttenback Papers, 1941-1977
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Description
Dorothy Huttenback (1896-1987) was the manager of the Music Guild of Los Angeles (1952- ), which brought well-known chamber music ensembles and artists to the Wilshire Ebell Theater. She served for 33 years as president of the organization. The collection consists of correspondence between Huttenback and various persons in the music world, some photographs and ephemera.
Background
Dorothy Alice Marcuse was born on October 30, 1896 in San Francisco, California; her mother took her to Berlin in 1907, where she was rejected entry into the Berlin Conservatory because of her youth; composer Engelbert Humperdinck, one of the audition jury, helped take responsibility for her further musical education; she played on the concert stage until 1922, when she married Dr. Otto Huttenback; with the rise of Hitler, the Huttenbacks moved to London in 1933, and with the threat of war, moved again in 1939 to California; in 1952 she became the manager of the Music Guild of Los Angeles, which brought well-known chamber music ensembles and artists to the Wilshire Ebell Theater; served for 33 years as president of the organization; she died in April, 1987 in Santa Monica, California.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.