Guide to the Siegfried Ochs Collection, 1888-1922 

AR 1932

Processed by LBI Staff and Timothy Ryan Mendenhall

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Finding aid encoded in EAD 2002 by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall on 2010-10-29. Finding aid written in English.
October 10, 2011  Link(s) to digital objects added in Container List. May 14, 2012  Link to digital objects added in Container List.

Creator:Ochs, Siegfried, 1858-1929
Title:Siegfried Ochs Collection
Dates:1888-1922
Abstract:Photos, letter, 3 short music manuscripts, event programs, and clippings.
Languages:This collection is in German.
Quantity:2 folders.
Identification:AR 1932
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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Biographical Note

Born in Frankfurt in 1858, Siegfried Ochs first studied medicine and chemistry before devoting himself entirely to music. In 1882, he founded the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin (Berlin Philharmonic Choir), which soon became renowned as one of the finest choral groups in Germany. He died in Berlin in 1929.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter to editors of Vorwärts, a few music manuscripts (some sent as correspondence), personal correspondence, a publicity photo, clippings and programs for 25th anniversary of the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin, and a program for Euphonia

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:
Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

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Access Points

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

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Separated Material

The book Siegfried Ochs, der Begründer des philharmonischen Chors, by Kurt Singer (Werk-Verlag, 1933), has been removed to the LBI Library Collection

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Siegfried Ochs Collection; AR 1932; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Other Finding Aid

An inventory is available in the first folder

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Follow the links to access the digitized materials.

 

Container list:

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Photo, clippings and programs for 25th anniversary of the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin, program for Euphoniaundated, 1907
BoxFolderTitleDate
Autographs1Letter to editors of Vorwärts, music manuscripts and correspondence 1888-1922
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