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Spector (Julius J.) Collection
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Collection includes typed and handwritten correspondence, signed photographs from persons prominent in the classical music world, a typed script for a speech on Toscanini, and a limited-edition copy of Arthur Schnabel's "Reflections on Music," signed by the author. Audio tapes in the collection contain various broadcast performances of operas and concerts between 1955 and 1996. VHS tapes contain primarily operas but also several concert performances, all dating from the mid 1980s through the 1990s.
Julius J. Spector attended Fordham University and studied art at Cooper Union, later finding employment in New York-based advertising agencies; he later gained prominence in the direct marketing industry. Spector once worked as an extra in New York City Opera productions, played the clarinet, and in the course of his lifetime befriended many prominent musicians.
12.5 Linear Feet
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