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Letter 30 Sep 1942, to Arthur Harry

Typescript letter from Collens to Hubert's father William Arthur re the possible progression of and options for Hubert's future in education and as a performer. "My ambition for him is that he shall become a world-famous solo pianis...

Letter, 7 Sep 1946

Manuscript letter from Collens thanking Hubert for the update on his studies in Lucerne and congratulating him on receiving private lessons from Edwin Fischer (pianist, conductor, educator). She gives him advice on playing and performing and asks...

Letter, 15 Sep 1946

Manuscript letter in which Collens tells Hubert about the Harvest Festival and that she is again pleased with his private lessons with Mr. Fischer. She passes on Dr. Walter Carroll's good wishes and explains that she wrote to the Ministry of ...

Letter, 18 Sep 1946

Manuscript letter from Collens expressing her pleasure at hearing that Clifford Curzon had met with him. She wishes to also meet with Curzon before his trip to America. She encourages him to try the changes to her performance that his tutor Mr. Fi...

Letter, 7 Oct 1946

Manuscript letter in which Collens encourages Hubert to "stay abroad because otherwise the army would claim you!" despite whether or not he is fully satisfied with his studies. She asks if he could try another teacher in the area but rem...

Letter, 10 Oct 1946

Manuscript letter in which Collens wishes him good luck on Oct 14 and 15. She shares that she read about the Geneva Competition and updates him on the progress of the Northern School of Music's new premises and performances.

Letter, 13 Oct 1946

Manuscript letter in which Collens suggests that Mr. Baumgartner (Paul Baumgartner?) would be a useful tutor to Hubert. She hopes that he can get to some Chamber Music classes. She relays thanks and news from friends.

Letter, 20 Oct 1946

Manuscript letter from Collens expressing her pleasure that the lessons with Edwin Fischer went well. She queries the time he spends practicing techniques and reminds him that if he only has lessons once a month with Fischer then there are bound ...

Letter, 16 Mar 1947

Manuscript letter from Collens expressing her pleasure at hearing about Lapetti's good report" (Dinu Lipatti?) reminding Hubert that he is still young and to relax. She also hopes that he will enter the Geneva Festival, if only for the ...

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