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Godowsky, Leopold, 1870-1938



  • Existence: 1870-02-13 - 1938-11-21

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

David Saperton papers

Identifier: MP-0010-01

David Saperton was an American pianist, composer, and teacher who notably performed and recorded much of the music of his father-in-law, renowned pianist and composer Leopold Godowsky. The papers include Saperton’s music manuscripts, correspondence, and several photographs he collected.

Dates: 1918-1960

Leopold Godowsky score collection

Identifier: MP-0016-01

Virtuoso pianist and composer Leopold Godowsky (1870-1938) was noted for piano compositions and arrangements of exceptional difficulty, especially his 53 Studies on Chopin’s Études. The collection includes manuscripts of his works, sketches, corrected print proofs, and published scores with annotations and inscriptions by Godowsky and others related to him.

Dates: 1886-1983