Papers of John Antill, 1872-1987 [manuscript].

Not Available Online

Details

Creator
Antill, John, 1904-1986
Title
Papers of John Antill, 1872-1987 [manuscript]
Call Number
MS 437
Created/Published
[1872-1987]
Extent
14.70 m. (39 boxes) + 42 fol. boxes.
Items
1
Scope and Content
The MS 437 collection comprises: 1. Music manuscripts and other papers relating to the composition and performances of Antill's works. 2. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, financial papers, speeches, broadcasts, scrap albums, photographs, newspaper cuttings, programs and other papers relating to his private and professional life, and his employment with the Australian Broadcasting Commission. 3. Family papers, particularly of his wife, Constance Antill, his daughter Jill Antill, and his parents, John Henry Antill and Marianne Elizabeth Antill.
Background
Composer, conductor and music editor of the ABC. John Henry Antill was born on 8 April 1904 and grew up in Sydney. He was educated at St. Andrew's Cathedral Choir School, 1914-1918, and Trinity Grammar School, 1918-1919, where he showed an early interest in music. In 1920 he left school and was apprenticed to the engineering workshops of NSW Railways, composing music in his spare time. After completing a five year apprenticeship, Antill resigned to concentrate fully on his music. Antill studied at the NSW State Conservatorium of Music where his teacher for composition was Alfred Hill. After graduating from the Conservatorium, Antill joined the J.C. Williamson's Imperial Opera Company as a singer and rehearsal conductor, touring Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand during 1932 and 1933.
View Catalogue

Online Access Restricted

What can I do with this?

Copyright Undetermined

Reason for copyright status
A Manuscript Collection may have a range of formats and dates.

This collection may have multiple rights owners; If you wish to copy or order copies, Contact us.

Copyright status was determined using the following information:

Material type
Literary Dramatic Musical

Copyright status may not be correct if data in the record is incomplete or inaccurate.

For more information please see: how copyright status is determined.