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Klaus Liepmann

M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives

Inclusive Date: 1933-1990

Liepmann, Klaus

1 cubic ft.


This collection contains the papers of Klaus Liepmann.

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Collection Details

Processed in 2016 by unprocessed.

The materials are located onsite in the department.

Klaus Liepmann was considered the "Father of Music" at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was the first to bring music to the humanities department there and became the first full-time director of music and conductor of the M.I.T. choral society and orchestra.

This collection contains photographs, clippings. audio recordings of Klaus Liepmann (violin) and as conductor of M.I.T. orchestra and choral groups, copies of unpublished short writings on musical topics, "Music at M.I.T.", Liepmann's autobiography "Fifty Years in America," and a biography of his father, Moritz Liepmann.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

Collection Access & Use

Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. Please contact an archivist for more information.

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Klaus Liepmann, 1933-1990. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Klaus Liepmann).

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