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Gorno family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-81-18

Scope and Content

Papers, 1880-1980, including photographs, scrapbooks, news clippings, correspondence, and concert programs of Giacinto, Albino and Romeo Gorno, all faculty members in the College of Music.

Dates

  • 1870-1980

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of the Gorno Brothers

The several members of the Gorno family were an important part of College of Music of Cincinnati for many years. Albino Gorno (1859-1944), a graduate of the Milan Conservatory in Italy, was hired to teach voice and piano at the College of Music of Cincinnati in 1882. He served as a faculty member at the college for 62 years and as Dean for 40 of those years. His two brothers, Romeo and Giacinto also taught at the college. Romeo taught piano from 1894 until 1932. Giacinto served as a vocal instructor beginning in 1910. Both Giacinto's wife, Emilia, and their daughter, Adelene "Mimi" Gorno, taught Italian at the college

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Overview

Papers including photographs, scrapbooks, news clippings, correspondence, and concert programs of Giacinto, Albino and Romeo Gorno, who were all faculty members in the College of Music.

Statement of Arrangement

This collection is arranged into folders by topic.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Gorno family papers, 1870-1980
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Rare Books Staff
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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