|Abstract:||Programs, clippings, accounts, correspondence, scholarly paper, lists of names, attending concerts - Sweden, honorary address. Reviews of a world acclaimed musician who was an active participant in Estonian-Americal cultural organizations|
|Quantity:||1 ln ft|
|Language:||Estonian, English, Swedish|
Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, NJ), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallin, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
24.07.1894 - 20.01.1957 Boston, USA Born in Vesneri vald, Tartumaa, Estonia. 1921-1927 lived and studied in Germany. 1930-1932 played contrabass in Savoy Symphony Orchestra in London. From 1934 lived in Boston, U.S. and played contrabass in Boston Symphony Orchestra. 1945-1946 lecturer in the Boston University and in the New England Conservatory. In 1920s was announced as the best contrabass player in Europe
Collection is organized into nine folders: 1. Programmes of concerts 2. Copies of clippings about L. Juht 3. Documents about the activites of the Music Fund of L. Juht (correspondence, reports, receipts) 1957-1969 4. Circulars 5. Correspondence of L. A. Juht and mostly of Music Fund of L. Juht 6. Copies of reviews, presentation by Tõnu Kalam (1989) 7. Caricature about L. Juht, photos and negatives of his death mask 8. Concert tour in Sweden 1947 (chronicle, album of reviews, two honorary addresses) 9. Several music sheets 10. Documents not related to L. Juht
The Juht, Ludvig Aleksander collection is available for public research.
The Juht, Ludvig Aleksander collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Juht, Ludvig Aleksander Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
Personal collection in Estonian Theatre and Music Museum: M79