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1. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 References and descriptions in the book to and about Carl Busch, classical music composer and conductor and founder of the first Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra starting in 1887, born in Denmark in...

2. A Gloomy Day When KC Lost Its Philharmonic A Gloomy Day When KC Lost Its Philharmonic August 19, 2006 Author recounts her experiences as a cellist for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra on the evening of its last public performace, February 19th, 1982.

3. A Good-By to W. H. Leib A Good-By to W. H. Leib February/16/1915 Biographical article about W. H. Leib, "one of the pioneers of the musical circles here," retiring from 30 years of teaching music in the Kansas City School District at the age of 70.

4. About Town About Town January/4/1969 Photo and biographical description of Savino Rendina, an 81-year-old retired "violinist, pianist and French horn player" residing at 4242 54th Street Terrace. Also "one of the original members of the Kansas...

5. Albert Spalding Albert Spalding ca 1945 Portrait of violinist Albert Spalding shown with his violin.

6. Artur Rubinstein Artur Rubinstein circa 1945 Performance view of pianist Artur Rubinstein, shown seated and playing the piano.

7. Artur Schnabel Artur Schnabel circa 1945 Portrait of pianist Artur Schnabel.

8. Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter 2008

9. Black Conductor to Open Tour Here Black Conductor to Open Tour Here December 27, 1970 News article about Dean Dixon, “the world’s leading black conductor,” appearing in Kansas City with the Kansas City Philharmonic.

10. Carl Busch Carl Busch 1902 Photo and bio of Carl Busch, "director of the Oratorio Society and of the Philharmonic Orchestra," born in Jutland, Denmark, in 1862, moving to America in 1887 and before 1900 Kansas City, composing many...

11. Clarence Herriman Clarence Herriman February/11/1970 Obituary for Clarence Herriman, assistant conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra, dying at the age of 67 in 1970.

12. Claudio Arrau Claudio Arrau circa 1945 Portrait of Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau performing at the piano.

13. Composer of "Kansas City Album" Is Well Known for Many Successes on Broadway Composer of "Kansas City Album" Is Well Known for Many Successes on Broadway February/25/1950 Photo and biographical article about Robert Russell Bennett, or Robert Bennett, a 55-year-old "composer-conductor" appearing in his native Kansas City to conduct his "Kansas City Album" tone-poem with...

14. Composers Corner: Opera Festival Planned in Kansas City Composers Corner: Opera Festival Planned in Kansas City January/15/1953 News of "[a]n opera festival" planned in Kansas City "on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Kansas City Philharmonic," with performances by various singers, etc., directed by "Hans Schwieger,...

15. Fritz Swischer Fritz Swischer May/7/1973? File containing a biographical article about Fritz Swischer, a jazz clarinetist (formerly with the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra), composer and writer. Native of Wichita, Kansas in the 1970s "working...

16. Gaby and Robert Casadesus Gaby and Robert Casadesus circa 1940 Portrait of Gaby and Robert Casadesus, a French husband and wife duo piano team.

17. Gregor Piatigorsky Gregor Piatigorsky circa 1940 Performance portrait of Russian cellist Gregor Piatigorsky posed with his cello.

18. Hans Schwieger Hans Schwieger File contains a portrait of Hans Schwieger, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra in the mid-1900s.

19. Hans Schwieger Hans Schwieger February/8/2000 Obituary of Hans Schwieger, the German-born conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic (ca. 1907-2000) Orchestra from 1948 to 1971 and conductor of "many major orchestras in this country, including the...

20. Jascha Heifetz Jascha Heifetz circa 1945 Performance view of violinist Jascha Heifetz.