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Radie Britain musical compositions, 1936-1966.
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Description
This collection consists of published editions and reproductions of musical works for harp, piano, violin and piano, voice and piano, and for chorus.
Background
Composer Radie Britain was born March 17, 1899 in Silverton, Texas. She studied piano at the American Conservatory, Chicago, graduating in 1921. She then traveled to Europe, studying composition, theory, and organ in France and Germany, and returned to the United States in 1926. Britain taught at the Girvin Institute of Music and the Chicago Conservatory in the 1920s and 1930s. She moved to California in 1939, eventually settling in Los Angeles, where she continued to compose and also taught composition.
Extent
0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.