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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada
DE MARKY, PAUL, 1894-1982
MUS 151

Paul de Marky fonds.  - 1934-1978.  - 50 cm of textual records.  - 7 photographs.  - 17 negatives.  - 2 audio tape reels. 

Biographical sketch
Originally from Hungary, Paul de Marky arrived in Canada in 1924.  He taught piano at the McGill Conservatorium of Music in Montréal from 1929 to 1937.  He performed as a concert pianist in Europe, Canada (he was very popular on the Montréal stage in the thirties and forties), and the United States.  He composed works for piano and orchestra (Ballad, The Trans Atlantic), as well as songs. 

The fonds contains records pertaining to the musical career of Paul de Marky:  biographical information; correspondence; manuscript and printed compositions by Paul de Marky (Concerto for Piano and Orchestra); book of miscellaneous notes; seven scrapbooks of clippings; concert programmes; photographs and negatives of Paul de Marky, a visit of Queen Elizabeth, and a score; sound recordings of Paul de Marky (piano). 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Dora Mitchell in 1983. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  none. 

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