This collection contains several items related to composer William Berwald, including photocopies of several of his compositions,
performance programs, articles, and a copy of a manuscript remembrance of Berwald written by his daughter.
Born in Germany in 1864, William Berwald became the head of the Department of Music Theory at Syracuse University in New York,
where he taught for 52 years. He published over 400 compositions, ranging from orchestral works to pedagogical pieces for
piano, and was the winner of numerous prizes including the Clemson Gold Medal in 1913, the Prosser Etude prize in 1915, and
the Estey Organ Prize in 1928. He also served as the conductor of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra from 1922 to 1925.
0.42 linear feet
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition,
the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,
privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected
by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other
restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility
for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
The collection is open for research.