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Antheil, George, 1900-1959



  • Existence: 1900-07-08 - 1959-02-12


American avant-garde composer, pianist, author, and inventor whose modernist musical compositions explored the modern sounds of the early 20th century. In 1941, Antheil and actress Hedy Lamarr developed a radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes using frequency hopping. This work led to their being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Antheil, George, 1955

Identifier: 1988.012.1.2
Scope and Contents

Transcription of a letter from [James Joyce] to Antheil; photocopy of letter from Antheil to Mrs. and Mr. Joyce; Ellmann's notes; press cutting of obituary.

Dates: 1955

Ernest Hemingway ephemera

Identifier: 1977-003
Scope and Contents Series 1: Consists of 62 handwritten, typed or carbon copy typed letters, postcards, and telegrams to and/or from Hemingway and correspondents such as: the American Red Cross (to the French Consul in reference to Hemingway's appointment as an ambulance driver on the Italian front during WWI); publishers Curtis Brown Ltd., Jonathan Cape Limited, and A. P. Watt & Son; Marcel Duhanel, Ethel Feutress Gardner (to Grace Hall Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's mother), Carol Hemingway, Guy Hickock,...
Dates: 1918 - 1968

Letters: 1930

Identifier: 1988.012.1.128
Scope and Contents

Includes: photocopy of press cuttings, "Blind Man Sees at an Opera; Operation Drama of Lifted Mask. Doctors Stage a Thrill" and "Jamres Joyce: An Explanation of His Methods".

Dates: 1837 - 1990