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Rudolf Serkin Papers

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  • Drawing of Rudolf Serkin
    Drawing of Rudolf Serkin, from Penn Rare blog post (Ben Rosen): https://pennrare.wordpress.com/2015/07/14/rudolf-serkin-papers-1908-2003/

Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was an American classical pianist known as one of the 20th century’s greatest soloists and for fostering a vibrant culture of chamber music via the Marlboro Music School and Festival. The papers consist mainly of materials collected by Serkin himself (including his personal correspondence, performance records, papers relating to Marlboro, Curtis Institute of Music, and the Institute for Young Performing Musicians) as well as a small amount of related material added by his wife and his biographers.

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