Hedley Cooper Collection, 1932
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Brief Description: This small collection contains autograph manuscripts of short compositions, as well as photocopies, and clippings from the life and career of Hedley Cooper.
Held at:
Music Library
Record Series Number: 06/008
Created by: Cooper, Hedley (1889-1948)
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 02/00/1992.
Biographical Note for Cooper, Hedley (1889-1948) : Hedley Cooper was born in Addingham, England, and came to the United States in 1920. An alumnus of Guildhall in London, he studied violin with John Dunn, Albert Dunford, Henri Verbrugghen, and Arthur Payne, and served as the concermaster of the Llandudno Symphony in Wales. Cooper taught at Trinity University when it was located in Waxahachie, and was the concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra under Paul van Katwijk in the 1920s. His naturalization record via Ancestry.com gives his date of birth as December 16, 1885, while later records, including his gravestone via FindAGrave, give a date of December 16, 1889. Cooper died on December 25, 1948.
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Subject Index
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Trinity University (San Antonio, Tex.)
Trinity University (Waxahachie, Tex.)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Notes: Collection is housed in remote storage. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Acquisition Notes: Barbara Farnell, daughter of Hedley Cooper  Gift.