Herbert Elwell Archive

Herbert Elwell (May 10, 1898 - April 17, 1974), composer, critic, and teacher, was an important figure in Cleveland's musical scene. The Archive is comprised of the composer's scores, discs, reel-to-reel tapes, manuscripts, articles, program annotations for the Cleveland Orchestra, and assorted letters and memorabilia received through the efforts of Joan Hofer, Elwell's niece.


Cleveland Press Collection