This collection contains materials for both Naoum and Eugenia Blinder; however, the
majority of the materials concerns Naoum and his concert career. The types of materials
include newspaper clippings of concert reviews, concert programs and posters, photographs
of many professional musicians of his day, biographical documents such as naturalization
papers, and a concert tape. The collection also includes photocopies of Blinder materials
presently held at the American Jewish Archives. Some of the materials are duplicates of
Naoum Blinder, violinist and teacher, was born in Lutsk, Russia in 1889. He graduated
from the Imperial Conservatory of Odessa at 14, where he studied with Alexander Fiedeman.
From 1910 to 1913, he attended the Royal Manchester College of Music, where he studied
with Adolph Brodsky. After graduation, he took up a teaching post at his alma mater, the
Imperial Conservatory of Odessa, and remained there until 1920.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in
writing to the Head of The Music Library.
Collection is open for research.