Finding Aid for the Lasar Galpern papers, 1920-1950 LSC.2093
Finding aid prepared by Lilace Hatayama; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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Title: Lasar Galpern papers
Creator: Galpern, Lasar
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.2093
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1920-1950
Abstract: Lasar Galpern (b.1896) was a ballet master and teacher, guest artist, and director of various ballet companies in Europe (1919-32) before relocating to the U.S. in 1932 where he was affiliated with a number of dance performances in New York. He also taught dancing at the Washington Conservatory of Music, the New Theater School, Theater Collective and Group Theater in New York City, was a guest lecturer at a number of U.S. educational institutions, and served as director of the San Francisco Academy of allied Arts. The collection consists of musical scores with holograph annotations, watercolor and pencil sketches, and ephemera related to Galpern's career in the field of dance.
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UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942330573606533
Galpern was educated at the University of Moscow; served as ballet master and teacher at the Jewish Chamber Theatre, Moscow (1919-1923); appeared as guest artist and director of various ballet companies in Germany, Italy, and Paris (1924-26); was ballet master and musical director at the Opera House in Dusseldorf and Municipal drama School in Leipzig (1926-1932); came to the U.S. in 1932 where he was affiliated with a number of dance performances in New York; he taught dancing at the Washington Conservatory of Music, the New Theater School, Theater Collective and Group Theater in New York City; was guest lecturer at a number of U.S. educational institutions; served as director of the San Francisco Academy of allied Arts.
Collection consists of musical scores with holograph annotations, watercolor and pencil sketches, and ephemera related to Galpern's career in the field of dance. Most of the scores in the collection have been enhanced with photographs and performance programs.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Dance teachers -- Archives.
Dancers -- Archives.
Choreographers -- Archives.
Galpern, Lasar, 1896- --Archives.
box 1, folder 2
Musical Scores With Holograph Annotations
box 1, folder 9