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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

MUS 160


Soubrette Chorus, Douglaston Club Minstrels, 1921.  Photo:  Drucker & Co., New York.

Charles Reichling fonds.  - 1879-1922.  - 4 cm of textual records.  - 12 photographs. 

Biographical sketch
Violinist, conductor and music teacher born in Germany.  Charles Reichling pursued his career in Montréal, Quebec, where his family moved when he was an adolescent, after 10 years in New York.  He participated in concerts with such renowned artists as Calixa Lavallée and Frantz Jehin-Prume.  Reichling was also accredited as a violinist with governor generals Lord Lansdowne and Lord Stanley of Preston. 

Scope and content
The fonds consists of records pertaining to the musical activities of Charles Reichling:  correspondence; manuscripts and published scores (annotated) of violin music; press clippings; photographs of Charles Reichling, members of his family, and musical groups. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Bertha Moore, daughter of C. Reichling, in 1984 and 1985. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  none. 

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