Bedrich Vaska Papers

collection

Bedrich Vaska Papers

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Vaska, Bedrich, 1879-1979 – Archives ; Vaska, Bedrich, 1879-1979 – Correspondence ; Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884. Má vlast ; Violoncellists -- Czechoslovakia – Correspondence ; Violoncellists -- United States – Correspondence ; Violoncellists -- Czechoslovakia -- Biography – Sources ; Violoncellists -- United States -- Biography -- Sources
Description:
Cellist Bedrich Vaska was a native of Czechoslovakia who resided in the United States from 1911 until his death in 1978. He was a pupil of Antonin Dvorak, and studied at the Prague Conservatory. Vaska became the last living pupil of Dvorak. He was the founder of, and had a long association with the Sevcik Quartet, 1899-1911. The collection primarily consists of correspondence, but it also includes postcards, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Most of the correspondence is written in Czech, but some is also written in German, Russian, Polish, Dutch, French, Yugoslavian, English, Hungarian, Ukrainian, and Finnish.
Dates covered:
1875-1978
Language(s):
English; French; German; Russian; Croatian; Dutch; Flemish; Finnish; Hungarian; Polish; Serbian; Ukr
Collection Size:
2.50 linear feet
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Bedrich Vaska Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.