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Zoellner Family Papers
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This collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, miscellaneous documents, posters, programs, brochures, essays, and memorabilia
Joseph Zollner was born in 1862 in Brooklyn, N.Y.; studied in Germany and N.Y., and established a reputation as a pianist and violinist; formed the Zoellner Quartet in 1903 in Brooklyn with his three children: Antoinette, Amandus, and Joseph, Jr.; they lived in Stockton, Calif. from 1903-6, where Joseph had a music store, and from 1906-12 toured and studied in Europe; returned to the U.S. in 1919, and settled in Los Angeles, where the four founded the Zoellner Conservatory of Music in 1922; Joseph, Sr. died in 1950, but the school continued, while Joseph, Jr. formed another quartet which toured the U.S. throughout the 1950s.
4.5 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
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