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University of Toronto Music Library Edward Johnson collection
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Edward Johnson collection

  • CA OTUFM 01
  • Collection
  • 1837-1960

Collection contains photographs, programs, and press notices of his performances; manuscripts of songs written for him by composers including Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lalo and Pizzetti; five collections of published songs; a scrapbook of programs from his first year as manager of the Metropolitan Opera.

Johnson, Edward

Correspondence, writings, and publicity material

File contains autographed letters, signed (ALS) from Deems Taylor (February 17, 1927), Gordon V. Thompson (May 4, 1927), and Edna St. Vincent Millay (October 6, 1927); letters to Earle Poling (1923-1937); texts of lectures (1925-1952); and, press releases and magazine articles (1928-1960).

Programs

File contains programs from Edward Johnson's peformances at the Royal Opera House in Guelph (1907); R. Teatro de la Pergola in Firenze (1919); Villa La Badia in Florence (1921); Griffin's Opera House in Chicago (1921-1922); Vocational-Collegiate Building in Guelph (1923); Akron Armory (1923-1924); Massey Music Hall in Toronto (1924); Vancouver (1927); Atlanta with the Metropolitan Opera Company (1929); Ravinia (1929); New York Hippodrome [192-?]; Temple Theatre in Hamilton [192-?]; The Drake [192-?]; and, a memorial concert at the New York Public Library (1960).

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