Music and Papers of Percy Sherwood

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      GB 161 MSS. Mus. b. 37-40, c. 404-16, d. 260, e. 47, f. 39-51
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  • Physical Description
      32 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Sherwood's music and papers, consisting of:  

  • Autograph full scores
  • Drafts and fair copies
  • Miscellanea: excercises, notes and copyist's scores

Administrative / Biographical History

Percy Sherwood (1866-1939) was an Anglo-German composer and pianist.

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Acquisition Information

The collection was given to the Library in 1978.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

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