Fonds 14 - Archives Collection 14: Lothar Klein

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Archives Collection 14: Lothar Klein


  • 1932-2004 (Creation)

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1m (13 boxes) of textual records

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Lothar Klein, composer and teacher, was born in Hanover, Germany, 27 Jan. 1932, and died in Toronto, 3 January 2004. After teaching at universities in the United States, he joined the University of Toronto Faculty of Music in 1968 and retired in 1996.

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Fonds includes 101 files of sketches and final copies for many of his musical works; 3 files of theoretical and critical writings;1 file of programs and press notices.

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A collection of letters from Lothar Klein is included in the Jacob Frederic Goossen papers, held by the University of Alabama, Special Collections Library.

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