BERKELEY MUSICAL ASSOCIATION.
A large collection of signed material relating to the Berkeley Musical Association, 1920-1934, most signatures on the group's printed programs, but also including signed photographs and other ephemera. Includes examples from CLAIRE TUX, FRANCES ALDA, JOHN CHARLES THOMAS, RUTH PAGE, SIGRID ONEGIN, THE NEW YORK CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY, GUY MAIER, THE ENGLISH SINGERS, ANNA CASE, FLORENCE HINKLE, THE ROTH QUARTET, ELISABETH ROTHBERG, THE PRO ARTE STRING QUARTET, HAROLD KREUTZBERG, JOHANNA GADSKI, ISAAY DOBROWEN, WALTER DAMROSCH, BASIL CAMERON, GEORGE BARERE, HILLAIRE BELLOC, SOPHIE BRESLAU, JOSE ITURBI, DAVID BISPHAM, RICHARD CROOKS, JULIA COLD, DUSOLINA GIANNINI, ELENA GERHARDT, LUCY GATES, GAETANO MEROLA, EFRAM ZIMBALISTK, LAWRENCE TIBBETS, ALBERT SPALDING, and RAE ROBERTSON, among others. Condition generally good.
Provenance: Serendipity Books.
The Berkeley Musical Association was founded in 1910 as a joint venture between the staff and students of the School of Music, UC Berkeley. Concerts were held at the Harmon Gymnasium.