Fonds 16 - Archives Collection 16: Eileen Law

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CA OTUFM 16

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Archives Collection 16: Eileen Law

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  • 1920-1968 (Creation)

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0.2m (2 boxes) of textual records and photographs and art

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(1900-1978)

Biographical history

Eileen Law, contralto and teacher, was born in Belfast, 16 October 1900, and died in Toronto 30 November 1978. Primarily an oratorio singer, she taught for the RCMT from 1938-1977.

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Material donated to the University of Toronto Music Library by Ms. Mary Black.

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Programs, reviews and publicity materials of her performances, photographs, and teaching materials. Files include Notes : lectures [on singing and musicianship]; Performances, 1932-1947, 1 file of programs; Performances, 1920s-1940s; 1 file of newspaper and magazine clippings; Pocket diaries : 1938-1942, 1944, 1946; Correspondence; Publicity materials. 1 file of photographs and flyers + 2 half-tone metal plates (cuts); [Musical repertoire] 4 notebooks; Performances by her students, 1938-1968. 1 file of programs; Publicity photographs of other artists

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