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Description of fonds and Collections
List of fonds and Collections
Hambourg family fonds. - [ca.1879-1889], 1934-1972. - 16 cm of textual records. - 13 photographs.
Michael (1855-1916): A piano teacher born in Russia, he began a music teaching career in Russia and England before moving in 1910 to Toronto, Ontario. In 1911, along with two of his sons, he founded the Hambourg Conservatory, of which he was the principal until his death.
Clement (1900-1973): Son of Michael, he debuted as a concert pianist in Toronto in 1925. The artist also performed with the Hambourg Trio and taught music at the Hambourg Conservatory. In 1946 he opened the jazz club the House of Hambourg with his wife.
Scope and content
Immediate source of acquisition: acquired from Clement Hambourg in 1972. Photograph postcard acquired by La Scala Autographs Inc. in 1979.
Finding aids: detailed numerical list.