The Aaron Copland Collection ca. 1900-1990


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A 75th Birthday Tribute

The following articles were originally published in the Schwann record catalog in Schwann-1 Record and Tape Guide. November, 1975:

To honor Aaron Copland on his seventy-fifth birthday the following pieces have been contributed for this issue by some of his closest friends. We are most grateful to them for their instant and enthusiastic cooperation in offering tribute and personal birthday greetings to Aaron Copland, a great American composer. It is with great pleasure that we add our own warmest good wishes on this happy occasion.

-- William Schwann

Aaron Copland receiving honorary degree

Tribute to Aaron Copland

by Nadia Boulanger
Teacher-Director of the American Conservatory of Music, Fontainebleau.

My Friend Aaron

by Harold Clurman
Theatre director and critic who has been a close friend of Mr. Copland for over fifty years.

A Wise and Trusted Friend

by Olga Koussevitzky
Director of the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, widow of Serge Koussevitzky, who was Music Director of the Boston Symphony for twenty-five years and conductor of many Copland premières.

A 75th Birthday Tribute

by William Schuman
American composer and former President of the Juilliard School of Music and of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Aaron and Moses

by Leonard Bernstein
American Composer, and Conductor Laureate of the New York Philharmonic.