Milo Benedict Correspondence
Collection — Container: MS 7372
Call Number: MS 7372
Scope and Contents
This collection contains 30 letters written between 1853-1885, 10 of which were written by Milo Benedict to his family. In these letters Benedict discusses the progress he is making musically, his activities, and the places he visited in Boston. Other letters include those from his siblings in which they describe their work and leisure time.
- Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2015
- Benedict, Milo (Person)
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Milo Benedict (1866-1931) was an American concert pianist, piano teacher, and composer. Born in Cornwall, Vermont, Benedict studied in Boston with Carlyle Petersilea and John K. Paine. During his career, Benedict toured Main, studied in Europe, taught piano, and wrote several books, among them What Music Does to Us (1924). After he married the blind soprano and pianist Gladys Perkins Fogg, Benedict appeared with her at the Perkins Institute for the Blind and the Hotel Tuileries in Boston and in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
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Finding aid written by Kimberly Reynolds, May 2015.
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