The collection contains scores and parts of twenty original compositions by Friedrich Otto Trautmann, a composer and organist who lived in Germany and England in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century.
box and (19 items)
one work in English .
Scope and Content:
The collection contains scores and parts of twenty original compositions by Friedrich Otto Trautmann. Some works are represented by multiple versions or copies, and some folios hold multiple works. The composer's name is signed chiefly as F. O. Trautmann, but also signed as Fried. Otto Trautmann, Fr. Otto Trautmann, and Frd. Otto Trautmann.
Biographical / Historical:
Friedrich Otto Trautmann was a composer and organist who was born in Silesia in Germany and later emigrated to Ratcliffe, England. According to some genealogical discourse, he was married to a woman named Anna and they had a son either named Friedrich Otto or Frederick Oswald Trautmann, born in Ratcliffe, England in 1882. The son married pianist Thyrza Barrs in 1909. The British Library holds seven works by Trautmann, published between 1886 and 1907. Beyond those facts, little has been discovered about Trautmann's biography.
Gift of John Myhill, September 1988.
The collection is chiefly arranged alphabetically by title.
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Finding aid prepared using DACS ( Describing Archives: A Content Standard ).