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Finding Aid for the Gustavo E. Campa Collection , 1890-1984.
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gustavo E. Campa Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1984.
    Collection number: 90
    Creator: Campa, Gustavo E., 1863-1934
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: This collection consists of bibliographical and biographical materials, articles, and music
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collectionsas the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Robert M. Stevenson; gift; 1990.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gustavo E. Campa Collection, 90, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.


    Gustavo Emilio Campa was born on Sept. 8, 1863 in Mexico City; studied piano with Felipe Larios and Julio Ituarte, and composition with Melisio Morales at the Mexico City Conservatory (1880-83); formed "Group of Six" with student colleagues, including Ricardo Castro, Felipe Villanueve and Carlos Meneses; served as government inspector of studies (1902-7) and as director (1907-13) and professor of composition (1913-25) of the Mexico City Conservatory; edited Gaceta musical (1896-1914); publications include Artículos y críticas musicales (1902), Críticas musicales (1911), and Escritas y composiciones musicales (1917); compositions include Himno sinfónico, Le roi poète, piano pieces, and songs; he died on Oct. 29, 1934 in Mexico City.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of bibliographical and biographical materials, articles, and music.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Campa, Gustavo E., 1863-1934--Archives.
    Composers--Mexico--Archival resources.