Guide to the Siegfried Ochs Collection, 1888-1922 

AR 1932

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Finding aid encoded in EAD 2002 by LBI staff on 2019-01-15. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Ochs, Siegfried, 1858-1929
Title:Siegfried Ochs Collection
Dates:1888-1922
Abstract: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.'
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.

Collection has been digitized. Follow the links in the finding aid to access the digitized materials.

This material has been digitized to expand access while protecting the materials from degradation through physical handling. Access to the original materials in the reading room of the Center for Jewish History in New York City will only be granted to users who can demonstrate a legitimate research need to do so. Please submit requests to view original materials via email to lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org and include a description of your research project and an explanation of why access to the physical materials is necessary.

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

The original German-language inventory is available in the folder.

Finding available online.

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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
11Clippingsundated, 1907
  

Photograph, clippings and programs for 25th anniversary of the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin, program for Euphonia.

 
12Autographs1888-1922
  

Letter to editors of Vorwärts, music manuscripts and correspondence.

 
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