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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

MUS 35

John Wheatley Love fonds.  - 1949-1969.  - 40 cm of textual records.  - 14 audio tape reels.  - 3 audio discs. 

Biographical sketch
An American businessman from Mount Vernon, New York, Love spent most of his free time on his property in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, where he worked as a composer. 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to J.W. Love's activity as a composer:  biographical material; conductor's scores and copies of parts for the pieces entitled Spring Fantasy, Symphonic Variations on a Folk Tune and Variations on a Folk Tune; press clippings; recordings of compositions by Love. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Dorothea Love, the composer's widow, in 1973. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  inventory. 

Proactive Disclosure