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Ruth Anderson Collection M/A 1998.47.01

Ruth Anderson Collection M/A 1998.47.01

Creator:Anderson, Ruth, (Evelyn Ruth Anderson)
Title: Ruth Anderson Collection
Dates:1885-1983
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

Biography

Ruth Anderson (also known as Evelyn Rueth Anderson, Evelyn Ruth Anderson-Reohr, Evelyn Ruth Anderson, Ruth Anderson-Reohr) was an accomplished Minneapolis violinist in the late 19th and early 20th century. She trained under Eugene Ysaye in Belgium.

She was later the director of the Y.M.C.A., Seaton Guild, First Baptist Church, Nicollet car barn amateur orchestras.

She married Charles D'Arlington Reohr on May 22, 1901, they divorced in 1908. Her sister, Wilma Anderson-Gilman played piano and sometimes performed with Anderson-Reohr.

In 1920 Ruth Anderson joined the faculty of the MacPhail School of Music. She taught orchestra conducting. At the time she was the organizer and director of orchestras in the city schools.


Description of the Collection

Scrapbook of ephemera collected by Evelyn Ruth Anderson between 1885 and 1893. Concert and commencement ceremony programs, tickets, flyers, portraits, church bulletins, clippings concerning choral and orchestral performances in the area. Final pages: flyers and reviews of her own performances.


Subject Headings

Persons

Gilman, Wilma Anderson, 1881-1971

Subjects

Musicians--Minnesota--Minneapolis.

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