Fonds 31 - Walter Buczynski fonds

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CA OTUFM 31

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Walter Buczynski fonds

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  • 1945-2010 (Creation)

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2.5 m of textual records (20 boxes)

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Name of creator

(1933-)

Biographical history

Walter Buczynski, pianist, composer and teacher, was born in Toronto on December 17, 1933. He studied internationally, with Darius Milhaud and Nadia Boulanger, among others. From 1962 until 1969, he taught piano and theory at the Royal Conservatory of Toronto, before moving to the University of Toronto, where he taught piano, theory and composition at from 1969 until his retirement in 1999. He is a prolific composer, and has often been commissioned by prominent Canadian artists and organizations.

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Materials donated by Walter Buczynski in two accessions (2003 and 2008).

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of manuscript music; radio music and children's pieces; correspondence with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Canadian Music Centre (CMC), Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council, performers, representatives of performing organizations, friends, colleagues, friends, colleagues, students; press notices and reviews; programs; Polish community activities; notebooks and journals.

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Note

Previously titled "Archives Collection 31 : Walter Buczynski." Reference code (31) removed from the title of the fonds July 30, 2019.

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