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Cantelli, Guido, Correspondence and Programs, May 5, 1954 - May 6, 1957

LS-Bruno Zirato and other correspondence concerning Guido Cantelli's programs; Cantelli programs for 1954-55 and 1955-56, and programs planned for 1956-57; Season brochures 1954-55 and 1955-56; Cantelli music concerns 1955-56; ALS-Guido Cantelli, in Italian, concerning programs and other musical issues; Visa petitions for Cantelli, affidavits of Bruno Zirato in support of the petition, and other visa documents; Speculation in Variety that Cantelli is being groomed as successor to Mitropoulos; LS-Victor de Sabata and LS-Antonio Ghiringelli, concerning change in date of opening of La Piccola Scala in Milan with Cantelli conducting, requiring release of Cantelli from dates with Philharmonic, and bitter response from Zirato; Changes in schedule due to Cantelli conflict in Jan and Feb 1956; LS-Guido Cantelli; Announcement of birth of son to Guido and Iris Cantelli on 10 June 1956, and congratulatory telegrams; Letter from Zirato to Cantelli announcing appointment of Leonard Bernstein for seven weeks in 1957-58 to relieve Mitropoulos, and a subsequent letter from Zirato regretting Cantelli's decision not to conduct Philharmonic in 1957-58; Death of Cantelli in November 1956 in a plane crash, telegrams of condolence and requiem masses held in memory of Cantelli
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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Cantelli, Guido, Correspondence and Programs, 5 May 1954 - 6 May 1957, Folder 010-13-07, Executive Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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