Mannes, Leopold, 1899-1964
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract Leopold Mannes (1899-1964) was an American musician, educator, inventor, and the son of the founders of the Mannes School of Music, David and Clara (Damrosch) Mannes. Leopold Mannes and his friend Leopold Godowsky, Jr., also a musician, invented a process of color photography that became known as Kodachrome. In 1941, Mannes returned to his musical career, becoming director of the Mannes School of Music after his mother's death in 1948. This collection contains music manuscripts of Leopold...
Dates: 1919-1979; Majority of material found within 1919-1929
Summary This collection contains several thousand photographs relating to the Mannes School of Music, from its early days in the 1910s through the 2000s, primarily representing the 1970s through the 1990s. Included are images of several Mannes buildings; productions and performances put on by different Mannes ensembles; administrative and academic events; the Mannes family; and the personnel of Mannes, including students, faculty, alumni, and guest artists and performers.
Dates: circa 1914-2004