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PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 

CARL RETTER (1850-1921)

 

Contents

    One box (4 folders) containing:
  • photograph of Retter
  • promotional flyer
  • personal documents
  • manuscript music

Time period  1871-1921

Subject

    Arrived in Pittsburgh in 1871 from Munich, Germany. Leading figure in Pittsburgh music circles as a teacher, composer, pianist, organist, and conductor.

Location

See


FINDING LIST

Folder I
  Photograph of Carl Retter
  Flyer about Carl Retter (1907?)

Folder II
  15 personal documents (1854-1874; originals)

Folder III
  3 undated German school documents

Folder IV

    Manuscript music
  • Special Responses Nr. 2 & 3
  • Booklet "1776"
  • Scenes for "1776" - 3 sheets