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Finding Aid for the Lasar Galpern Papers, 1920-1950
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lasar Galpern Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1920-1950
    Collection number: 2093
    Creator: Galpern, Lasar, 1896-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Lasar Galpern (b.1896) was a ballet master and teacher, guest artist, and director of various ballet companies in Europe (1919-32) before relocating to the U.S. in 1932 where he was affiliated with a number of dance performances in New York. He also taught dancing at the Washington Conservatory of Music, the New Theater School, Theater Collective and Group Theater in New York City, was a guest lecturer at a number of U.S. educational institutions, and served as director of the San Francisco Academy of allied Arts. The collection consists of musical scores with holograph annotations, watercolor and pencil sketches, and ephemera related to Galpern's career in the field of dance.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lasar Galpern Papers (Collection 2093). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Galpern was educated at the University of Moscow; served as ballet master and teacher at the Jewish Chamber Theatre, Moscow (1919-1923); appeared as guest artist and director of various ballet companies in Germany, Italy, and Paris (1924-26); was ballet master and musical director at the Opera House in Dusseldorf and Municipal drama School in Leipzig (1926-1932); came to the U.S. in 1932 where he was affiliated with a number of dance performances in New York; he taught dancing at the Washington Conservatory of Music, the New Theater School, Theater Collective and Group Theater in New York City; was guest lecturer at a number of U.S. educational institutions; served as director of the San Francisco Academy of allied Arts.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of musical scores with holograph annotations, watercolor and pencil sketches, and ephemera related to Galpern's career in the field of dance. Most of the scores in the collection have been enhanced with photographs and performance programs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Galpern, Lasar, 1896- --Archives.
    Dancers--Archival resources.
    Dance teachers--Archival resources.
    Choreographers--Archival resources.
    Scores.