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Cyrus Trobbe Music Collection, ca. 1900-1982

Collector:
Trobbe, Cyrus (musician)
Subject:
KFRC (radio station)
Curran Theater
San Francisco Light Opera
Geary Theater
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Physical description:
Approx. 300 cu. ft.: 322 record boxes
8 card file units
3 Large packages
Type:
Scrapbooks
Collection descriptions
Sheet music
Disc recordings
Card catalog
Programs
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1900
1982
ca 1900-1982
20th century
Notes:
Trobbe was a musician and a leader of musical groups in the San Francisco Bay area for some sixty years. He was born in London and came to the U.S. shortly before 1920. Trobbe found regular work as a violinist and a group leader, assembling musical groups varying in size from small dance orchestras to large theater orchestras. He became a faculty member of what is now San Francisco State University soon after WW II.
Summary:
Includes: published music scores (1920-1980) collected by Cy Trobbe, scrapbooks documenting his music career (1919-1980), programs from musical presentations in San Francisco (1913-1980), disc recordings of Trobbe's radio broadcasts on KFRC in 1938; and a card catalog assembled by Trobbe of his collection, arranged by type of music.
Cite as:
Cyrus Trobbe Music Collection, 1913-1982, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Bands (Music)
Musicians
Musical performances
Radio broadcasts
Sound Recordings and Reproductions
Theater
Local number:
1986.3161 (NMAH Acc.)
1991.3081 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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