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Edgar Grossmann papers, 1949-1960
PASC-M 82  
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  • Title: Edgar Grossmann papers
    Collection number: PASC-M 82
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1982
    Abstract: This collection consists of manuscripts of vocal compositions, mostly songs or SATBs, with English and Russian texts, and some correspondence and notes.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Grossmann, Edgar

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Janice Mitchell, 1988.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edgar Grossmann Papers (Collection PASC-M 82). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.


    Composer Edgar Grossmann was born in St. Petersburg, Russia on June 14, 1882. He emigrated to the United States in 1951, settling in Los Angeles. Grossman composed art songs, primarily setting poetry to music, and also taught music. In 1952, he married Marie Achron, widow of composer and violinist Joseph Achron. Edgar Grossmann died in Los Angeles on September 17, 1960.

    Scope and Content

    This collection primarily contains holograph and reproduction vocal compositions, mostly songs or SATBs with music by Grossmann, in Russian and English. Also included are some personal correspondence and notes of poetry.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1470681 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Songs with piano.