Collection ER - Evelyn Rothwell Collection

Identity area

Reference code

GB GB1179 ER

Title

Evelyn Rothwell Collection

Date(s)

  • 1905-1983 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

12 series

Context area

Name of creator

(1911-2008)

Biographical history

Lady Evelyn Barbirolli (1911-2008) was an English oboeist and wife of Sir John Barbirolli, conductor of the Hallé Orchestra. She studies oboe under Léon Goossens at the Royal College of Music. She played in the Drury Lane Orchestra and then Covent Garden (conducted by Barbirolli) before moving to the Scottish Orchestra with Barbirolli before moving to the London Symphony Orchestra. She lived to New York with her husband before coming to Manchester in 1943 as Barbirolli was to become conductor of the Hallé Orchestra. She taught at the Royal Academy of Music after her husband's death.

Archival history

Transferred to the archives from the RNCM library in July 2009

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Scores annoted or dedicated to Evelyn Rothwell, and publications edited, arranged, or written by Rothwell.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Open

Conditions governing reproduction

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Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

GB1179

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Davisom, 13/07/2009

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Accession area