The Malady of Love

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A fair copy MS score, entitled 'The Malady of Love: a sham in one act', dated 1953, with words by Lewis Allen and music by Lehman Engel.

Administrative / Biographical History

Words by Lewis Allen, music by Lehman Engel. Lehman Engel (1910-1982), was a well-known American composer for the stage (see Oxford Companion to Music, Grove's Dictionary etc), as well as being an author and conductor. He collaborated with Allen on a number of scores.

Conditions Governing Access

Usual EUL arrangements apply

Acquisition Information

The papers were formally lodged with the Department of Music, University of Exeter

Conditions Governing Use

Usual EUL arrangements apply

Custodial History

It is suspected that this score came by the same route as the Haufrecht correspondence, through the Department of Music. From Haufrecht, due to the letters from Allen in that series. It carries a signature on the title page, 'Felix Brentano' and the address 113W57St, NYC and the date 4/25/54.

Bibliography

Published by Harold Flammer, New York, 1954