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Collection Level Description: Music Manuscripts of Gerald Finzi

Reference: MSS. Mus. b. 118-19, c. 550
Title: Music Manuscripts of Gerald Finzi
Dates of Creation: [c. 1945-56]
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Gerald Finzi

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Gerald Finzi (1901-56) was a composer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Manuscripts and photocopies of scores, mostly performance material hired out by Boosey & Hawkes.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by Boosey & Hawkes, c. 1995.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

See also: Works of Gerald Finzi (MSS. Mus. b. 33-4, b. 43, c. 376-98).

Access Points


Finzi | Gerald | 1901-1956 | composer

Boosey & Hawkes | music publishers

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