|Creator:||Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953|
|Title:||Serge Prokofieff letters to Ephraim E. Gottlieb|
|Quantity:||0.25 Linear feet|
Ephraim F. Gottlieb was a Chicago insurance agent and music lover.
Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953) was a Russian composer.
For more information, see the article "Sergey Prokofiev" at Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
The collection consists of correspondences (photocopies and originals) from Serge Prokofieff to Ephraim F. Gottlieb, dated 1920-1940. Prokofieff discusses his compositions, concert tours in the United States and Europe, rehearsals of operas (particularly LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES), ballets, people he meets, other musicians, and his opinion of American music critics. The collection also contains photographs of Prokofieff and his family, and a caricature of Prokofieff.
Arranged in chronological order.
Originally part of the Olin Downes papers.
Serge Prokofieff letters to Ephraim E. Gottlieb ms 233. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.