Inventory of the Helen Viva Sadilek collection, 1883-1971
Inventory of the Helen Viva Sadilek Collection, 1883-1971
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List of Contents
Bulletin of the Konservatorium der Musik Klindworth-Scharwenka, Berlin. "Prospect 1910/1911 und Jahresbericht 1909/1910." Helen Sadilek is listed as pupil no. 512 (p. 38), a piano student of Xaver Scharwenka.
Two printed invitations from Xaver Scharwenka and his wife to Helen Sadilek to attend musical events, November, 1909 to February, 1910.
Helen Sadilek, Musical diary. Record of concerts attended (with comments) in Berlin from Dec. 30, 1910 to about June, 1911. References to Sergei Liapunov, Julia Culp, Coenraad V. Bos, Gustav Kobbe, Henri Casadesus, Olga Steeb, Josef Lhévinne, Raoul Pugno, Emil Saur, Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Marcella Sembrich, Arthur Nikisch, Mark Hambourg, and Lillian Nordica.
Letters from Xaver Scharwenka to Helen Scharwenka to Helen Sadilek, dated:
June 12, 1913.
July 15, 1916.
May 2, 1920.
February 4, 1921.
January 18, 1924.
Letter from Lucie Scharwenka, daughter of Xaver, to Helen Sadilek:
June 3, 1932.
Postcards from Xaver Scharwenka to Helen Sadilek:
Indistinct date, Berlin.
Indistinct date, Berlin.
Postcard from Lucie Scharwenka to Helen Sadilek:
October 18, 1912, Washington, D.C.
Photograph taken in Omaha, Nebraska of Amelita Galli-Curci and friends of the Sadilek family. Date: April 6, nd. Inscription: taken in front of our home Apr. 6th just before they left for the concert tour. Taken by (?) Homer.
Postcard dated July, 1910 containing the autograph signatures of:
Zenaide Scharwenka (wife of Xaver), Toulde Scharwenka, Lucie Scharwenka, Xaver Scharwenka, and others.
Memoir, Winter 1909-1910 (description of a "musical tea" held at the home of Xaver Scharwenka. This typescript account appears to have been written years after the event, perhaps as a newspaper interview).
Scope and Content Note
Collection of 51 postcards bearing excellent photographs of musicians; some have inscriptions and notes:
Meyer, Minna E.
Van Lier, Jacques
Vecsey, Franz von.
Collection of 11 miscellaneous postcards and pictures, some with notes and greetings.