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Arnold Schoenberg - Hans Nachod Collection

Identifier: 06-020

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two boxes of correspondence and papers that once belonged to Arnold Schoenberg's cousin Hans Nachod. It includes many letters from Schoenberg to Nachod, and a few from Nachod to Schoenberg, as well as a number of music manuscripts in Schoenberg's hand, among which are early songs and arrangements.


  • Creation: 1909-1949
  • Acquisition: Date acquired: 12/00/1966


Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Biographical or Historical Information

Hans Nachod was a cousin of the well known composer Arnold Schoenberg. Nachod was an operatic tenor, and Schoenberg created the role of Waldemar in Gurre-Lieder for him.

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2.00 boxes

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Arrangement Note

The correspondence and papers are arranged in chronological order as much as possible; the compositions and arrangements are generally grouped by composer.

Physical Access Requirements

Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.

Source of Acquisition

Dr. Dika Newlin

Related Materials

See also: the Nancy Bogen Papers at the University of North Texas Music Library.

Other Descriptive Information

See also: The Arnold Schoenberg - Hans Nachod Collection by John A Kimmey, Jr. (1978) in the UNT Library Catalog. The Hans Nachod Papers at Columbia University. Newlin, Dika. "The Schoenberg-Nachod Collection: a Preliminary Report," Musical Quarterly 54/1 (1968): 31-46.

Arnold Schoenberg - Hans Nachod Collection
Jackson Ross Best, Jr. and Maristella Feustle
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Part of the Music Library Repository