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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Fr 219-MS Fr 219.3

Reynaldo Hahn letters to Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire and Suzette Lemaire

Overview

Letters concerning the musical and artistic society of Europe from French composer Reynaldo Hahn to Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire and Suzette Lemaire.

Dates

  • 1894-1917

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)
Letters Hahn wrote to Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire concern the musical and artistic society of Europe, with frequent references to Marcel Proust and some mention of the Dreyfus case in the earlier letters.

Biographical / Historical

Hahn was a French composer. Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire (1845-1928 ) was a French painter and illustrator of Marcel Proust’s Les plaisirs et les jours.

Arrangement

Organized in the following series:
  1. I. MS Fr 219: Reynaldo Hahn letters to Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire
  2. II. MS Fr 219.1: Reynaldo Hahn letters to Suzette Lemaire
  3. III. MS Fr 219.2: Reynaldo Hahn fragments of letters to Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire or Suzette Lemaire
  4. IV. MS Fr 219.3: Reynaldo Hahn fragment of letter to Fernand

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

62M-254, 62M-255, 62M-256, 62M-257. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from George Heilbrun, 76 Rue de Seine, Paris; received: 1963 April.
Title
Hahn, Reynaldo, 1875-1947. Reynaldo Hahn letters to Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire and Suzette Lemaire, 1894-1917: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00817

Repository Details

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