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Richard Simonton collection of Welte system-recorded piano rolls

Collection no.:
0176

Description:
Player piano rolls recorded with the Emil Welte system by prominent European and American musicians, 1905-1920; catalogs of the Welte Company in Freiburg, Germany. The collection was brought to the United States in 1945 by Simonton, and some of the performances have since been released on modern recordings.

Dates:
circa 1905-1920

Extent:
40.0 Linear feet
40 boxes

Language(s):
English

Subject(s):
Player piano rolls

Personal Name(s):
Simonton, Richard, 1915-1979

Conditions governing access:
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred citation:
[Box/folder# or item name], Richard Simonton Collection of Welte system-recorded piano rolls , Collection no. 176, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Record date:
August 2010

Contact Information:
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu