Szigeti, Joseph 'Joska' (1960s)

Scope and Content

This file contains one hundred and thirty-one letters from Joseph 'Joska' Szigeti, dated between 12 January 1960-26 November 1969, concerning various matters relating to their personal relationship as well as Szigeti's career. In particular, Armide appears to have been involved in assisting Szigeti in the writing and publishing of his memoirs, Szigeti, J. (1969) Szigeti on the violin. London: Cassell & Co. Ltd., and, as such, a large amount of the correspondence is about this. For drafts, notes and further correspondence on this publication see ref: APO/12/3.

Also included are two letters from Erik Smith, Philips Records, dated 27 March & 23 April 1969, concerning the release of the 'Szigeti Sonatas'. Also includes a draft reply from Armide, dated 19 April 1969.

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