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Karl Schneider music advertisements circa 1903-1910

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2378 (Text) 00000106663248 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/09/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/09/06 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes two advertisement pamphlets for Karl Schneider circa 1903 to 1910. The first pamphlet promotes Schneider as a "Teacher of the Art of Singing" and contains a summary of his musical training in Europe and tuition prices. In the second pamphlet, he promotes himself as a bass baritone singer available for engagements of oratorio, concerts, and song recitals and lists samples of his recital programs and his repertoire. Both pamphlets contain his photograph.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Karl Schneider music advertisements , Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Karl J. Schneider was born on June 15, 1866 in Bubenheim, Germany. He immigrated to the United States in August 1890 and lived in New York before moving to Indianapolis, Indiana in June 1895. He became a naturalized citizen in September 1898 and married Susan Haywood in Indianapolis in 1900. A prominent musician and baritone singer, he received his musical training in Germany, Austria, and Italy. He founded the original Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and served as its conductor. He also served as director of the voice department of the College of Music and gave private vocal instruction at his Indianapolis studio. In 1910, he moved to Philadelphia to open a vocal school and later served as a conductor for other orchestras and male choruses there. He passed away at the age of 90 on November 8, 1955. Sources: "Karl Schneider." U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925. Accessed September 6, 2018."City Symphony Founder Dies." Indianapolis News (IN), November 17, 1955. "Prominent Musician Soon to Leave City." Indianapolis Sun (IN), August 23, 1910.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation and was transferred from the photograph collection in 2018/08.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Musicians > Indiana.
Genre: Advertisements.

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