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Dushkin, David, 1898-1986



  • Existence: 1903 July 26 - 1992 March 03


Class of 1925.

Occupations: Composer; co-founder of music schools.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dorothy Dushkin papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00243

Composer and co-founder of music schools. Musical scores and recordings make up a large portion of the collection. Dushkin's diaries, kept from age 15 to 84, are highly detailed and personal and reflect a dual life as professional composer and family caretaker. Winnetka and Kinhaven music schools are documented by correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondents include Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, Caroline Bedell Thomas, and musician Nadia Boulanger.

Dates of Materials: 1906 - 1989