Hedley Cooper Collection, 1932Add to your cart.

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Hedley Cooper Collection, 1932Add to your cart.
ID: 06/ 008
Primary Creator: Cooper, Hedley (1889-1948)
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 02/00/1992
Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This small collection contains autograph manuscripts of short compositions, as well as photocopies, and clippings from the life and career of Hedley Cooper.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.

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 Note:

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

Reading Room or Duplication Requests

Depending on any access restrictions noted above, you may be able to request items be delivered to our reading room, or that we make reproductions for you. Just click on either the or icons in the listings below to be routed to our request form.

Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Acquisition Source: Barbara Farnell, daughter of Hedley Cooper
Acquisition Method: Gift.


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