Fonds 02 - Archives Collection 02: Kathleen Parlow Fonds

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CA OTUFM 02

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Archives Collection 02: Kathleen Parlow Fonds

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Name of creator

(1890-1963)

Biographical history

Kathleen Parlow, violinist and teacher, was born in Calgary, 20 September 1890 and died in Oakville, Ont., 19 August 1963. She completed her studies with Leopold Auer at St Petersburg [Leningrad] Conservatory, made her professional debut in Berlin in 1907 and then toured world wide. Returning permanently to Canada in 1941, she taught at the Toronto Conservatory and founded The Canadian Trio, and the Parlow String Quartet.

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Fonds consists of material relating to Kathleen Parlow's personal life and her musical career. Includes photographs; correspondence; daybooks; sheet music; concert programs; press; and personal material.

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No accruals expected

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Due to the fact that there was no obvious original order in this material when it came into the custody of the University of Toronto Music Archives, the material was re-ordered. The arrangement is based on material type.

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