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Finding Aid for the Zoellner Family Collection of Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Papers , 1890-1990
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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.
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
Copyright has not been assigned to the 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 Collections as 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.
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