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Yehudi Wyner papers

Identifier: 03-MWalb00295A

Scope and Contents

This collection contains CD recordings of music and compositions by Yehudi Wyner (1929- ). Also included are several documents, including a program from the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2005 world premiere of Wyner's "Chiavi in Mano," and a musical score for Wyner's 1997 work, "Horntrio."

Yehudi Wyner was the Walter W. Naumburg Professor of Composition at Brandeis from 1991-2005, and is now a Professor Emeritus. Wyner's 1997 piece, "Horntrio," was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in music. In 2006, Wyner was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for "Chiavi in Mano," and in 2009 it was nominated for a Grammy Award.

Source:, Biography


  • 1992-2005

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use and has no known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


1 Linear Feet (1 record center box)

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There is no discernable arrangement noted for this collection.

Custodial History

These materials were transferred to the Archives by Professor Wyner in 1999.

Processing Information

Materials were reviewed and an initial inventory was written in 2004.

Collection was maintained in the order in which it was received by the archives.

Yehudi Wyner papers
Kate McNally
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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