Catenhausen, Ernst Papers

Title: Catenhausen, Ernst

 Reference Code: Mss-0208

 Inclusive Dates: 1887

 Quantity: 0.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: Ernst Catenhausen was born in 1841 in Ratzeburg, Germany.  He studied philosophy, history and music, and from 1862 – 1881, he was musical conductor at several German opera houses.  In 1881, he became musical conductor at the Thalia Theatre in New York, and in 1884 he became conductor of the Milwaukee Musical Society.

Scope and Content: The collection consists of a July 3, 1887, letter from Catenhausen to “Dear Sir” accepting an offer to become a resident member of the Musical Society (?).

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English