4 document boxes, 1 photo box, (2.0. linear feet).
Correspondence Miscellaneous Photographs.
Music has been at the center of the lives of Edith Gutierrez and her daughter, Pauline Oliveros. Gutierrez has taught piano for much of her life, played professionally, and was active in the Houston music scene. Oliveros, whom Gutierrez had with her first husband, J.B. Oliveros III, is an internationally known composer and accordionist. In 1952, at the age of 20, Pauline moved from Houston to San Francisco. She and her mother wrote to one another for the next 20 years. They discussed many topics, among which were their musical interests and activities. They come from a musically talented family. Gutierrez's father, John Monroe Gribbin, had the ability to learn musical instruments by ear. Her mother, Pauline Gribbin, taught piano for many years. Gutierrez's second husband, Patricio Gutierrez, played professionally for many years.
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Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Pauline Oliveros Papers collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, or the appropriate copyright holder.
Materials are in English.