Babitz, Sol - Correspondence and Misc. B1140-101

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Correspondence: with CMH 1964-65. Technical: From Strad, 1964?, "Identifying the Renaissance, Baroque and Transition Violins"; Miscellaneous: Flyer from Early Music Laboratory 1968; Recommendation for Guggenheim Fellowship by CMH 1964


Type of resource mixed material
Date created 1964 - 1968
Language English
Digital origin reformatted digital


Creator Babitz, Sol, 1911-

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Biographical note A fine cellist and an early proponent of the instruments of the viol family, who was especially interested in the renaissance, baroque, and transition instruments of the violin family. See article in THE STRAD included here. He was fascinated with our Octet instruments and wanted CMH to make him a violino piccolo with five strings (which did not happen).
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Location M1711
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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