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Inventory of the Sigurd Frederiksen collection, 1926-1957
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Collection of manuscript scores and performance parts of orchestral and vocal music, along with programs and reviews.
FREDERIKSEN, SIGURD: Danish-American Composer and Violoncellist. Presently composing at his home in Los Angeles. Born 28 February 1881 in Denmark to Erhard and Sigrid (Topsv) Frederiksen. A Dane by birth, Icelander by descent, Sigurd was educated at the University of Copenhagen, Graduate 1901. He studied violoncello in Copenhagen with Ernest Hvberg and with Franz Neruda, and composition with Professor Matthison-Hansen. Having been solo violoncellist with the Royal Carl Rosa Opera Company for four years, Mr. Frederiksen came to America in 1912, and subsequently was a violoncellist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for six years, the Detroit Symphony for two years, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic for thirteen years.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.
Collection is open for research.