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Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Portrait of Lewis Kitchen, president of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchesta in the mid-1950s.
Longtime Community Builder Celebrates 90th Birthday
September 12, 2008
A birthday party for Norman Kahn given by his wife Sybil was held at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Kahn built Brown-Strauss Steel into what became Azcon and later started Kahn Steel. He has served...
Loss to Music Here as the Hardings Depart
Photo and biographical article about Joseph Harding, or Joe Harding, a violinist, and his wife Olga Sacerdote, a singer from Europe, both leaving their Kansas City teaching roles for Hollywood. Description...
Man Playing Bass
Informal full frontal portrait of unidentified man playing bass.
File contains two programs and one advertising flyer. One program is for a concert by Marian Anderson at Ararat Temple, February 16, 1937. Located in the back of this program is a list of local African...
Meet Kansas City--On Preview Parade
Photo and article about "the 1939 Biennial Convention" of "the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs" in Kansas City, with descriptions of the city's tourist attractions. Including...
Missouri: Improving the Climate
Article about various classical music events in Kansas City, including "[f]our signs of an improved future climate for the arts in this region" involving the Kansas City Philharmonic and the Kansas City...
Mrs. Arthur Leslie Williams
Photo and caption about Mrs. Arthur Leslie Williams, or Mrs. Arthur Williams, "a member of the Advisory Board of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra" and "Chairman of Entertainment for the Cole Chamber...
Mrs. B. C. Christopher, Jr.
Portrait identified as Mrs. B. C. Christopher, Jr. She is noted in the scrapbook as being president of the Philharmonic's Women's Committee, 1940-41 and president of the orchestra's Board of Trustees,...
Mrs. Ruth Seufert Dies
January 27, 1975
Picture and obituary for Mrs. Ruth Seufert, "Kansas City concert impresario for more than three decades," with residence at 3700 West 52nd Terrace in Roeland Park, Kansas. Native of Bonner Springs, Kansas...
Full, exterior view looking toward the southwest of the Municipal Auditorium located in downtown Kansas City on 13th Street between Central and Wyandotte Streets.
Municipal Auditorium, Music Hall
Postcard of The Music Hall, Municipal Auditorium
Interior view of the stage and seating at the Music Hall which is part of the Municipal Auditorium and located between Wyandotte and Central on 13th Street in downtown Kansas City. Identified as home of...
Performance view of violinist Nathan Milstein, posed playing his violin.
National Report: Hans Schwieger Launches Two Kansas City Series
Article about the concerts organized by musical director Hans Schwieger.
National Report: Kansas City Lyric Theatre Concludes Initial Season
News of the first season performances of the opera group.
National Report: Kansas City Philharmonic Enjoys Attendance Increase
Article about the "capacity numbers at its three separate series."
New Cowell Concerto
Notice for concerts and related music information.
Norman Hollander, Obituary
April 14, 2010
Principal cello player for the Kansas City Philharmonic/Kansas City Symphony for 41 years, Norman Hollander died April 7, 2010. He retired in 1996. Hollander also taught cello and chamber music at UMKC....
Obituary for Harold Neal
November 16, 2004
Neal died November 11, 2004 in Independence. Originally from Canada, he was active in orchestras and choirs. From 1953-1966 he taught at Graceland College and directed the orchestra, band, and chapel choir;...
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