Joelle Wallach papers, 1986-1989

Wallach, Joelle


3.5 cubic ft. (6 boxes).
The Joelle Wallach papers contain scores, and sketches of some of her modern musical compositions written during the 1980s. They include vocal, chamber, and orchestral works with such titles as "O lama de amore viva," "Canteres de los Perdis," "A Triad of Blessing," and "Simeni Kachotam Al Libbecha" (set me a seal upon your heart).
Joelle Wallach was an accomplished composer and performer of contemporary classical music. She wrote chamber, orchestral, choral and solo compositions. She received many awards including the Inter-American Music Awards of 1980 for one of her choral works. She was born in New York City and grew up in Morocco studying music privately. She attended Juilliard Preparatory School and then attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University, earning a master's in musical composition. She was the first to earn a doctorate in composition from the Manhattan School of Music. She was a singer, performer, and teacher of music as well.
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