Fonds 1064 - Milton Blackstone fonds

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UTA 1064


Milton Blackstone fonds


  • 1924-1941 (Creation)

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0.80 m of textual and graphic records (4 boxes)

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Milton Blankstein was born in New York in 1894 and died in Toronto in 1974. He moved to Toronto in 1911, where he studied with Luigi von Kunits and played in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Frank Welsman) and the Academy String Quartet at the Canadian Academy of Music. He also played viola with the Hart House Quartet and served as their business manager from 1923 until his retirement in 1941.

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Six scrapbooks compiled by Milton Blackstone relating to the Hart House String Quartet, and containing announcements, programmes, press clippings, and photographs.

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B1966-0014/001(01): Volume 1, Apr 1924 - Dec 1926
B1966-0014/002 (01): Volume 2, 1927 - Oct 1929
B1966-0014/002 (02): Volume 3, Oct 1929 - Mar 1931
B1966-0014/003 (01): Volume 4, Mar1931 - Apr 1933
B1966-0014/003 (02): Volume 5, May 1933 - Mar 1935
B1966-0014/004 (01): Volume 6, Mar 1935 - Nov 1941

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