Curtis Institute of Music

Curtis Institute of Music, in Philadelphia; coeducational; founded 1924 by Mary Louise Curtis Bok (later married to Efrem Zimbalist) and named for her father, Cyrus Curtis. The institute operates entirely on a scholarship basis, with a faculty made up principally of concert artists. The library includes the Burrell collection of Wagnerian materials.

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