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Register of the Mildred Kayden Letters from Ernst Krenek MSS 713
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Description
Letters from European composer Ernst Krenek to his former student, Mildred Kayden, and other related ephemera. Collection materials date from 1940 to 1986 and include letters, postcards, newsclippings, programs and a musical score.
Background
Mildred Goldstein studied music at Vassar College under Ernst Krenek, from 1940 to 1942. After graduation, Goldstein worked as both an instructor of music literature at Vassar College as well as a composer and lyricist. In 1950, she married Bernard Kayden, taking his name and composing under the name Mildred Kayden. During her career, Kayden wrote scores for musicals such as Call the Children Back and Storyville.
Extent
0.2 linear foot 1 archives box
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.