Scope and Content
Title: Alfred Hertz Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1889-1942
Collection number: ARCHIVES HERTZ 1
Hertz, Alfred, 1872-1942
Extent: Number of containers: 9 boxes
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these
materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Collection is open for research.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in
writing to the Head of the Music Library.
[Identification of item], Alfred Hertz papers, ARCHIVES HERTZ 1, The Music Library,
University of California, Berkeley.
Donor: Acquired from Mr. S. Martin, 2221 Divisadaro St., San Francisco, book dealer, in
1943, and others.
Acknowledgement: To Eva Einstein, El Cerrito, for identifying the signatures on
about 45 letters.
Alfred Hertz served as conductor for the Tivoli Theater, Cothen, The Netherlands, the
Maurice Grau Opera Company, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and the San Francisco
Opera. He also served as conductor of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and conducted
many concerts at the Hollywood Bowl.
Scope and Content
Related collection: Lilly Hertz papers (ARCHIVES Hertz 2)
Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of the
Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.
New works introduced by Alfred Hertz while he was with the Metropolitan Opera Company in
- a. Dame Ethel M. Smith,
Der Wald, March 11,
- b. Wagner,
Parsifal, December 24, 1903.
- c. Strauss, Salome, January 22, 19007.
- d. d'Albert,
Tiefland, November 23, 1908.
- e. Frederick Converse,
The Pipe of Desire, March 18, 1910.
- f. Humperdinck,
Konigskinder, December 28, 1911.
- g. Thuille,
Lobetanz, November 18, 1911.
- h. Blech,
Versiegelt, January 20, 1913.
- I. Horatio Parker,
Mona, March 14, 1912.
- j. Walter Damrosch,
February 27, 1913.
- k. Strauss,
December 9, 1913.