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Inventory of the Émile Antoine Bruguière collection, [ca. 1899-ca. 1911]
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Émile Antoine Bruguière Collection,
    Date (inclusive): [ca. 1899-ca. 1911]
    Collection number: ARCHIVES BRUG. 1
    Creator: Bruguière, Émile Antoine, b. 1876
    Extent: Number of container: 1 box
    Repository: The Music Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Émile Antoine Bruguière collection, ARCHIVES BRUG. 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Biographical Information

    Son of Émile A. Bruguière and Josephine Sather Bruguière. Studied in San Francisco with Lorenzo Smith and Oscar Weil, and in Berlin with Georges Jacoby. His opera Querida, a lyric drama in two acts, from the play Mother Earth by Francis Powers was published by Costallat in Paris ca. 1911 (plate no. CC 1573). he also collaborated with Richard Henry Warren in The Rightful Heir, a musical satire in two acts directed especially at the conventional comic opera. Text and lyrics by Arthur Sturgess and J. Cheever Goodwin, as produced by The Strollers. New York: The Winthrop Press, 1899.

    Scope and Content

    Includes the full manuscript score of the comic opera Kosiki, and 21 songs (some incomplete) This collection was found interleaved with the musical compositions of Oscar Weil, Brugui`ere's teacher in San Francisco, held by the Music Library (ARCHIVES WEIL 1) Some unidentified compositions of Brugui`ere may remain among the sketches and drafts of Weil. See Series IX of the Oscar Weil papers. It is possible that there still remains unidentified compositions of Bruguière among the sketches and drafts of the Oscar Weil collection. See item 58 of the Weil collection.