Alexander Merovitch was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was an impressario, and managed the early American and European careers of Vladimir Horowitz, Nathan Milstein, and Gregor Piatigorsky. He was a representative, promoter, and adviser to Vladimir Golschmann, Guido Cantelli, Peter Herman Adler, Massimo Freccia, Paul Strauss, and Oscar Shumsky.
The collection contains sheet music, contracts, photographs, and papers concerning the artists he managed.
The papers concerning artists he managed are organized by the artist's name and include: Guido Cantelli, Massimo Freccia, Vladimir Horowitz, and Oscar Shumsky.
Sheet music includes published piano numbers by Alfred Mirovitch.
There is also a manuscript (engraver's copy) of Samuel Barber's "Concerto for Violincello and Orchestra" (op. 22), and a letter from Peter Adler.
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[Identification of item], Alexander Merovitch papers, Ax 288, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.