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Oral history interview with Sigmund Spaeth, 1958

Creator: Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965
Project: Popular arts project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 52 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Music editor, writer, teacher

Scope and Contents

Education and musical background; career as editor, lecturer, writer and promoter: G.Schirmer, the American Piano Company; piano playing as an historical phenomenon, piano rolls, player pianos; views on ragtime, musical theater, rock and roll, barbershop quartets, patriotic songs

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980

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