Archives Collection 27 : Boyd Neel

Boyd Neel was born in London, 19 July 1905, and died in Toronto, 30 September 1981. In 1932 he formed his own orchestra, performing and recording baroque music, and works by contemporary English composers. From 1953 to 1971 he was Dean of the RCMT, and also founded and conducted the Hart House Orchestra at the University of Toronto. See the Canadian Encyclopedia for a full biography.

Catalogues of the libraries of his orchestras, and of his personal scores and recordings collections.

: 1 box (.1 m.)

: His estate

: Most of the orchestra sets listed are held in the Music Library Performance Collection

Music library catalogues Boyd Neel Orchestra (MS and typescript) ; Hart House Orchestra (typescripts).
Records and tapes catalogues 1 loose-leaf binder + 2 files (MS and typescript)
"Legacy" correspondence. 1 file. (typescripts)