File MS-5-1, Box 3, Folder 29 - Correspondence from Edouard Hesselberg

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Correspondence from Edouard Hesselberg

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MS-5-1, Box 3, Folder 29

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  • 1913 (Creation)
    Hesselberg, Edouard

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1 page + 1 envelope

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Edouard Hesselberg was a pianist and composer. Born in Riga, Latvia on May 3, 1870, he studied at the Conservatory of the Moscow Philharmonic Society and with Anton Rubinstein. He moved to the United States in 1892 and was appointed a piano teacher and examiner at the Toronto Conservatory of Music in 1912. He also taught at various ladies' colleges in Ontario, the Hamilton Conservatory of Music, and the London Conservatory of Music. He returned to America in 1918 and died in Los Angeles on June 12, 1935.

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File contains an announcement from the Russian pianist, composer, and teacher Edouard Hesselberg sent to John Daniel Logan as the Musical Critic of The Star (in Toronto). The announcement concerns his recent appointment as editor and contributor to the staff of the "International Music and Musicians." The letter was sent in an envelope from The Hambourg Conservatory of Music in Toronto.

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  • Box: MS-5-1, Box 3