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Gustav S. Janossy's Music Books, 1938-77 (bulk 1938-47)

Summary Information
Title: Gustav S. Janossy's Music Books
Dates: 1938-77  (bulk 1938-47)
Creator: Gustav S. Janossy
Extent: 1 box Extent: (5 linear inches)
Location: Zone B, R6, D4, S16
Language: English
Collection Number: PA 12 K
Abstract:
Jánossy’s music books include photocopies of newspaper clippings, programs, letters, and photographs that document the years he spent with the M.S.O.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Performing Arts Archives, Manuscripts Division

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Mr. Janossy donated these materials to the Orchestra in 1978.

Access Restrictions:

Materials are open to research without restriction.

Permission to examine this collection will be granted to any qualified researcher upon completion of an application form. The original documents do not circulate and may only be used in the Reading Room of the Manuscripts Division.

Copyright:

Copyright has been retained by Gustav S. Janossy.

Processing Information:

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Leslie Czechowski, January 2003.

Preferred Citation:

Gustav S. Janossy's Music Books (PA 12 K), Minnesota Orchestra Archives, Performing Arts Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

The collection is arranged in chronological order.


Biographical Note

Gustav S. Janossy played string bass with the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra from 1938-45 (?). He later played with the Seattle Symphony.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Jánossy’s music books include photocopies of newspaper clippings, programs, letters, and photographs that document the years he spent with the M.S.O. Also included are similar items about his “family’s progress in the musical field.” The M.S.O. materials document the life of a musician, frequent tours, and the career of Dimitri Mitroupoulos, conductor of the Orchestra during Jánossy’s tenure.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Janossy, Gustav S.
  • Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960
  • Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • Musicians--Minnesota