Stuart Louchheim Recordings, 1951-1958Add to your cart.

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Stuart Louchheim Recordings, 1951-1958Add to your cart.
ID: 06/ 023
Primary Creator: Louchheim, Stuart (1892-1971)
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of about 45 discs of recorded music, including various versions of Louchheim's own works along with copies of relatively obscure early recordings of international music. A few supplemental materials are also present.

Biographical Note

Stuart Fleischer Louchheim was born in 1892 to Joseph A. Louchheim, a clothing manufacturer, and Theresa F. Louchheim, in Philadelphia, PA. After serving as a major in the U.S. Army during the First World War, he was successful as a businessman and patron of the arts in addition to his work as a composer. His best-known work, "Mixed Emotions," was recorded by Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington, among others. A 1951 Associated Press article details his ambitions as a songwriter, as well as his affiliation as a distributor for Columbia Records. His 1971 New York Times obituary highlights his philanthropic activities; multiple sources note his role in the preservation of the Philadelphia Academy of Music.

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Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Finding Aid Revision History: 2018 June 20.

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