Letters from European composer Ernst Krenek to his former student, Mildred Kayden, and other related ephemera. Collection
materials date from 1940 to 1986 and include letters, postcards, newsclippings, programs and a musical score.
Mildred Goldstein studied music at Vassar College under Ernst Krenek, from 1940 to 1942. After graduation, Goldstein worked
as both an instructor of music literature at Vassar College as well as a composer and lyricist. In 1950, she married Bernard
Kayden, taking his name and composing under the name Mildred Kayden. During her career, Kayden wrote scores for musicals such
Call the Children Back and
0.25 linear foot
(1 archives box)
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