• Created Date
  • 1934-1980
  • Description
  • Typewritten booklet accounting the brief biography and professional life of a Perkins School for the Blind graduate (1934) and Perkins-trained Piano Tuner and Technician titled "Notes from Edward E. Vachon, Perkins Trained Piano Tuner and Piano Technician Presently residing at 271 Auburn St., Manchester, N. H. 03103. Full text: 5 Working under the umbrella of these three organizations, I had the pleasure of tuning for the greatest number of ar... more
    Typewritten booklet accounting the brief biography and professional life of a Perkins School for the Blind graduate (1934) and Perkins-trained Piano Tuner and Technician titled "Notes from Edward E. Vachon, Perkins Trained Piano Tuner and Piano Technician Presently residing at 271 Auburn St., Manchester, N. H. 03103. Full text: 5 Working under the umbrella of these three organizations, I had the pleasure of tuning for the greatest number of artists possible in the classical as well as the popular field. Some of the many are: Symphony Orchestras Buffalo Symphony Detroit Symphony Kansas City Symphony Phoenix City Symphony Washington Symphony Baltimore Symphony Longene Symphonette Boston Pops Orchestra Duo Piano Artists Luboshuts & Nimenoff Gold & Fiszdale Whittemore & Lowe Feenty & Teisher Virtuoso Artists Claude Arau Leo Litvin Theodore Litvin Eugene Estoman Nichol Henriette Schwitser Beverage Webster Lee Luvisi 6 Richard Tucker Leonard Shurr Singers Eileen Farrell Rita Stevens Morton Downey Nat King Cole Violinists Isaic Stearns Chelists Pablo Casell Last, but certainly not least Liberache- Twice Around 1950, the Currier Art Gallery acquired a Steinway Grand Piano and started a concert series. I have serviced that piano to this day, 40 years. I have also tuned the piano at the Manchester Institute of Arts and Science for 50 years. The Manchester City Library Auditorium for over 50 years. The Practical Arts Auditorium for over 50 years, tuning for the concert work only. Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. less
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  • Documents
    Pamphlets
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  • Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. Contact host institution for more information.