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James Hosmer papers


Held at: Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center [Contact Us]1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA, 19122

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James B. Hosmer (1911-2001) was a flutist and composer of "Rhapsody for flute and string quartet." Hosmer studied with Georges Barrere and played with the Indianapolis Symphony from 1937 to 1942.

This is a collection of scores for flute. The materials include: printed and manuscript scores; fingering charts; manuscript notes and corrections; a small number of programs and clippings of reviews; and a small amount of information on copyright. Many of the scores are for music composed or arranged by Hosmer. Other composers represented in the collection are Debussy, Ravel, Hamm, Kuhlau, Hohler, Reinecke, and Silvius.

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