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Alexander Burnard (1900-1971) - Papers:  Certificates and artefacts

The papers of Alexander Burnard, Australian composer, including correspondence from Percy and Ella Grainger.

Archives : Alexander Burnard

The Papers and Correspondence of Alex Burnard, Australian Composer, 1900-1971

Certificates and artefacts

Included are Dr Burnard's certificates and degrees, conductor batons and framed works from visiting musicians with personal dedications.

A8277(ii) Certificate from Buckingham Palace to accompany medal in commemoration of Her Majesty "Coronation. 2nd June 1953
A8284(xiv) Framed work: Photograph of Tapia Caballero. "To Phyllis and Alex with much love form Tapia-Caballero ("Nalo") Adelaide 1933 -May".
A8284(xv) Framed work: Photograph of Joseph Szigeti. "To Mr and Mrs Alex Burnard with every good wish for their work and with pleasant recollections of our talks, Joseph Szigeti, 1932"
A8284(xviii) Certificates: Diploma of Associate in Music, 7th December 1925; Bachelor of Music, 14th December 1927; Doctor of Music, 14th December 1932
A8284 Two conductors and batons


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