Guide to the Xenia Prochorowa Collection

Andrea Castillo
Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound
Stanford University Libraries
Braun Music Center
541 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3076
Phone: (650) 723-9312
Fax: (650) 725-1145
Email: soundarchive@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ars/
© 2006
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Xenia Prochorowa Collection

Collection number:

Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Andrea Castillo
Date Completed:
July 2005
Encoded by:
Ray Heigemeir
© 2006 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Xenia Prochorowa Collection
Dates: 1934-1968
Creator: Xenia Prochorowa
Collection Size: 2 linear feet
Repository: Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, California 94305-3076
Abstract: Materials related to the pianist's career.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open for research. Listening appointments may require 24 hours notice. Contact the Archive Operations Manager.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with repository. Publication and reproduction rights reside with the creators or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Head Librarian of the Archive of Recorded Sound.

Preferred Citation

Xenia Prochorowa Collection, Courtesy of the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography / Administrative History

Xenia Prochorowa was born in Moscow in 1915. She studied piano at the Moscow Conservatory with Prof. Karl Kipp, and later with Nicolas Medtner. In 1933 she was the winner of the International Franz Liszt Competition in Budapest. She toured offering concerts and master classes throughout the American continent from 1933-1952, and through Europe from 1952-1963. In 1964 she was appointed piano lecturer at the College of Music, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Scope and Content of Collection

Xenia Prochorowa's collection consists of a handful of letters, documents, photographs, programs, clippings and announcements of concerts and new recordings.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Prochorowa, Xenia
Pianists


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Letters, 1945-1964

Box 1, Folder 1

Documents, General

Box 1, Folder 1

Documents, Personal

Box 1, Folder 1

Photos, Miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 1

Photos of other people

Box 1, Folder 1

Photos from concerts

Box 1, Folder 1

Photos, Promotional

Box 1, Folder 2

Photos from concerts

Box 1, Folder 1

Programs, 1934-68

Box 1, Folder 1

Announcements of concerts and new recordings

Box 2

Clippings

Box 3

Miscellany

Scope and Content Note

Personal stamp ; Leather scrapbook with inscription "Obsequio de la clase 1950 Escuela Superior Central Santurez, Puerto Rico."