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Lemmer, Julius Bernhardt, 1871-1957

Collection | Ref # AG 240 | Held by The Nelson Provincial Museum

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Lemmer, Julius Bernhardt, 1871-1957


Lemmer, Julius Bernhardt, 1871-1957

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1 folder

Reference number:

AG 240

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Julius Lemmer was born in North Germany in 1871, migrating to Sydney at the age of 18 where studied music and became a master musician. He became the principal of the Nelson School of Music in 1899, studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London during 1914. He remained principal at the Nelson School of Music until 1944, and also taught music at Nelson College.

Papers comprise 4 letters received by Lemmer; material relating to his time at the Royal Academy of Music in London (student concert tickets, examination results, receipts); a newspaper article about his experiences in London and Europe as war is declared (based on his letters written to family in Nelson).


Dates covered:

1908 - 1915

Access conditions:

Not restricted

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