University of Minnesota

Klemi, A. L., Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Klemi, A. L., 1874-1924.
Dates: 1977-1980
Abstract: Papers (1977-1980) of Finnish American composer A.L. Klemi (1874-1924) consist of the sheet music for three piano and vocal compositions.
Quantity: 1 box
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC1224

HISTORICAL SKETCH

A. L. Klemi (1874-1924) was born in Iitti, Finland, the son of musically inclined parents. He received musical training early in life and attended three years of college. After college, he worked on the railroad as a telegrapher and station master in Russia and Finland, and composed several musical pieces. Klemi immigrated to the United States where he continued to compose music. He worked in the United States as a translator on Ellis Island, a motorman and conductor for a trolley line, and later in a music store.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Klemi, A. L. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Klemi, A. L. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Klemi, A. L. Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

Compositions by Klemi can also be found at IHRC in the collections of Edith Koivisto and Edward I. Riippa.


Index Terms

Finnish American composers.
Finnish Americans--Music.

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