University of Minnesota

Berardinelli, Nicola, Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Berardinelli, Nicola, b. 1892.
Dates: 1912-1976
Abstract: Papers (1912-1976) of Nicola Berardinelli (1892- ), an Italian American composer, conductor, operatic baritone, voice teacher, and author, who came to the United States in 1910, consist of photographs; sheet music; playbills; programs; and newspaper clippings; Most materials pertain to Berardinelli's activities in Chicago, New York, and Denver.
Quantity: 6 linear in.
Language: In English and Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC307

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Nicola Berardinelli (1892- ), an Italian American composer and opera baritone, was born in Castel di Sangro, Italy. In 1910, he came to the United States, where he taught voice, composed music, and performed. Berardinelli was director and teacher at the Berardinelli School of Music; conductor of the Illinois Opera Company, the Conti Light Opera Company, and the Chicago Popular Opera Company; he also sang with those companies. He was on the faculty of the Chicago Conservatory (Ill.), the Chicago School of Music, and was author of the voice book, Secrets of Singing (1971).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Berardinelli, Nicola collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Berardinelli, Nicola collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Berardinelli, Nicola Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Opera companies--Illinois.
Italian American singers.
Opera singers.
Italian American composers.
Music teachers.

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