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John Jacob Kessler Archive

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ID: GML/GML005

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Collection Historical Note

John Jacob Kessler, Jr. was born on April 24, 1904 in St. Louis and died in St. Louis on November 12, 1963. He was a pupil of Leo C. Miller until 1923. He then traveled to New York to study theory and composition with Ernest Bloch. In 1924 Kessler enrolled in the Chicago Musical College and studied piano with Edward Collins and composition with Felix Borowski. In 1927 he earned the degree “Master of Music” from the Sherwood Music School in Chicago. Kessler spent the 1928-1929 season in Europe furthering his piano studies with Isidor Philipp at the Conservatoire national de Paris.

Known as a pianist, teacher and composer, he taught at the Leo C. Miller Studios at Euclid and McPherson Streets in St. Louis. Kessler’s works include many songs, an opera, Women of Andros and an orchestral piece, Soliloquy.

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Repository: GML Gaylord Music Library

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Request to Publish or Quote from Manuscript Materials – Gaylord Music Library Special Collections

Request to Reproduce Manuscript Materials – Gaylord Music Library Special Collections

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid created June 19, 1996

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Holdings of John Jacob Kessler in the Gaylord Music Library

Holding of John Jacob Kesslery in the Washington University Libraries


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Series 1: WorksAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: O’ Captain, My Captain (SSA) Op. 55 (c) 1956 by Belwin Inc. (5 copies)Add to your cart.
Series 2: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Letter from Boosey and HawkesAdd to your cart.
Series 3: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Brochure, newpaper article, survey for KrohnAdd to your cart.
Series 4: ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Note: Manuscript titles are transcribed from the items themselves and are not necessarily consistent throughout the list.
Folder 4: At the Mid-Hour of Night, Op.14 no.3 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Avalon — 2 Symphonic Sketches [piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Baby, Op.22 no.9 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bedouin Love Song [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Bereaved, op.24 no.7 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 9: The Blind Girl, Op.35 no.4 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Calling, Op.24 no.10 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Charity, Op.8 no.2 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Clouds, Op.32 no.3 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Dawn, Op.31 no.4 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 14: The Day Is Ended [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Dialogue, Op.43 no.1 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Dirge of Love, Op.22 no.4 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Discovery, Op.32 no.1 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Festival Overture, Op.57 [orchestra — score]Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Ghosts, Op.14 no.8 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Glimpses of Heaven, Op.23 no.2 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Grey Rocks and Greyer Sea [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Had You Not Come, Op.24 no.4 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 23: The Heathen Raged [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 24: I Have Come Back, My River, Op.46 no.3 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 25: I Love You, Op.24 no.9 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 26: I Think of Thee, Op.22 no.1 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 27: The Laborer, Op.23 no.3 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 28: The Last Hour, Op.22 no.5 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Lead, Kindly Light, Op.18 no.2 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 30: A Life Lesson, Op.24 no.8 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Looking Glass River [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Maternity, Op.32 no.4 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 33: A Memory, Op.7 no.1 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 34: A Miracle: Hymn [chorus, soprano, organ; score]Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Mother, I Cannot Mind My Wheel, Op.14 no.10 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 36: My Friend, Op.23 no.5 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Night, Op.22 no.7 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Of Gardens, Op.3 no.3 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Out of the Depths, Op.18 no.1 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Peace, Op.22 no.2 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Plea to Life, Op.22 no.13 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Poetry, Op.22 no. 15 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Portrait of an Old Jew [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 44: The Rainy Day, Op.21 no.13 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 45: The Rainy Day, Op.22 no.1 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Requiem, Op.59 [orchestral]Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Requiem, Op.7 no.5 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Sea and Fog, Op.11? no.7 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 49: The Secret, Op.32 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 50: The Secret, Op.32 no.8 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Serenade, Op.24 no.5 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Serenade, Op.24 no.7 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Since You Went A-Way, Op.23 no.10 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Since You Went Away, Op.22 no.18 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Sketches du Fontainebleau pour Piano, Op.39 [piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Sleep, Op.24 no.1 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 57: The Song Maker, Op.23 no.6 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Take, O Take Those Lips Away, Op.14 no.12 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 59: The Terror of Death, Op.14 no.6 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 60: Thee and Me, Op.23 no.11 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 61: Thou Would’st Be Loved? Op.32, no.2 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 62: Thou Would’st Be Loved? Op.32 no.7 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 63: Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano, Op.33 [violin, cello, piano; full score]Add to your cart.
Folder 64: ‘Tis Strange to Watch Love Die, Op.22 no.2 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 65: When I’m With You, Op.24 no.6 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 66: A Widow Bird, Op. 14 no. 4 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 67: A Wish, Op.14 no.1 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 68: The Woman of Andros, Op.33 [opera, full score]Add to your cart.
Folder 69: You’ll Love Me Yet, Op.14 no.11 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 70: You, Op.22 no.17 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.
Folder 71: You, Op.23 no.8 [voice and piano]Add to your cart.

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