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MS Mus 112

Dresel, Otto, 1826-1890. Otto Dresel papers, 1845-1892: Guide.

Houghton Library


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Mus 112
Repository: Houghton Library
Title: Otto Dresel papers
Date(s): circa 1845-1892
Quantity: 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Correspondence (primarily letters to Robert Franz), musical compositions and transcriptions, and other documents of German pianist and composer Otto Dresel.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

62M-309. Transferred by Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard University; received: 1963.
2018M-111. Gift of David Francis Urrows, 2018 June.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Otto Dresel Papers, circa 1845-1892 (MS Mus 112). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

For additional Otto Dresel papers held by the Houghton Library, see HOLLIS catalog.

Biographical / Historical

Dresel was a German concert pianist and composer who emigrated to the U.S.

Scope and Contents

Contains Dresel's letters, 1849-1890, to Robert Franz and other correspondents, concerning musical compositions and related topics; letters, 1845-1883, to Dresel; manuscript musical compositions and transcriptions; and other correspondence. Also includes notes, musical fragments, poem, and concert programs.

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