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Mary Carr Moore collection of musical compositions, biographical material, and documents (Collection PASC.38-M)
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This collection consists of music manuscripts and printed scores of operas and orchestral, piano, chamber, vocal and choral music.
Mary Louise Carr was born on Aug. 6, 1873, in Memphis, TN; she received music training principally in San Francisco, CA; studied voice with H.B. Pasmore in preparation for a career as an opera singer; studied composition with John Haraden Pratt; married Dr. John Claude Moore in 1898; founded Mary Carr Moore Manuscript Club in 1928; taught theory and composition at Olga Steeb Piano School (1926-42) and Chapman College (1928-47); received honorary Doctor of Music degree from Chapman College, 1936; composed operettas, operas, orchestral and chamber music, songs, and piano pieces; she also composed a grand opera Narcissa (1925), for which she received the David Bispham Memorial Medal in 1930; died on Jan. 11, 1957, in Ingleside, CA.
22.5 linear ft. (45 boxes)
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