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Robert Stolz Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 7345
Call Number: MS 7345

Scope and Contents

The collection contains eighteen letters, which are dated 1973-1974, and sixteen of them are from Robert Stolz (1880-1975) or his secretary. The other two are from Einzi Stolz (1912-2004), Stolz’s wife. These letters were sent to Dima Paul Shishko (1910-1992) and are in response to Shishko’s requests to record certain Viennese music, and inquiries into where he can purchase Stolz’s records in the United States.


  • 1973-1974
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014


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The collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

Robert Stolz (1880-1975) was a Viennese composer and conductor who was known internationally for his marches and waltzes. He also wrote music for Hollywood films.


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Arranged chronologically..

Source of Acquisition


Method of Acquisition

Donated to the Boston Public Library by Phyllis W. Cole in 2014.

Processing Information

Finding aid written by Amanda Bibbens, February 2015.

Processing Information

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