This collection contains several items related to composer William Berwald, including photocopies of several of his compositions,
performance programs, articles, and a copy of a manuscript remembrance of Berwald written by his daughter.
Born in Germany in 1864, William Berwald became the head of the Department of Music Theory at Syracuse University in New York,
where he taught for 52 years. He published over 400 compositions, ranging from orchestral works to pedagogical pieces for
piano, and was the winner of numerous prizes including the Clemson Gold Medal in 1913, the Prosser Etude prize in 1915, and
the Estey Organ Prize in 1928. He also served as the conductor of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra from 1922 to 1925.
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