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Sarah E. Fischer Collection

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Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.6m
Fonds No.
1017
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of recital programmes, correspondence, printing blocks and some photographs.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.6m
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of recital programmes, correspondence, printing blocks and some photographs.
Date
1913-1975
Fonds No.
1017
Storage Location
4-5A
4-5B
History Biographical
Sarah Fischer was born in Paris, France, moved as a young girl to England, where she attended grade school. At the age of 13 she and her parents (1909) came to Canada and they settled in Montreal. In Montreal, Fischer was employed as a long distance operator during the day and at night took free singing lessons at the Monument Nationale. In 1917, Fischer won the Strathcona Award which enabled her to go to London, England on a three-year scholarship at the Royal College of Music. She left Montreal in 1919 and with a few interruptions spent the next 21 years of her life abroad. She sang in major opera houses in Europe, gave numerous radio recitals and concerts and achieved good reviews. She was considered a most lyrical soprano with a beautiful appearance and good acting ability. In 1940 she returned to Montreal. For the next 35 years, until she died on May 3, 1975, Fischer spent most of her time orgnanizing the Sarah Fischer Concerts where young musicians got a chance to appear in public and show their talent. Many prominent Canadian musicians got their start with these concerts.
Language
English
Related Material
Related photographs in the JPL Photograph Collection. Larger collection of Sarah Fischer housed at the Library and Archives of Canada.
Accession No.
00-004
Name Access
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975
Subjects
Musicians
Places
Montreal (Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Professional Activities

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn30518
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
Series
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.4m
Fonds No.
1017; 1
Scope and Content
Series consists of material documenting Fischer's professional activities including recital programmes, recordings, posters and sheet music.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
Series
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.4m
Scope and Content
Series consists of material documenting Fischer's professional activities including recital programmes, recordings, posters and sheet music.
Date
1913-1973
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
Storage Location
4-5A
Creator
Fischer, Sarah
Language
English
Name Access
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975
Subjects
Musicians
Women - Jewish
Operas
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Recital programmes

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn30520
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017; 1; 00001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1913-1940
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
File No.
00001
Storage Location
4-5A
Name Access
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975
Subjects
Musicians
Operas
Women - Jewish
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Publicity posters, Wigmore Hall

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Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017; 1; 00002
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
File No.
00002
Storage Location
4-5A
Language
English
Name Access
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975
Subjects
Musicians
Women - Jewish
Wigmore Hall (London, England)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Publicity posters, General

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn30522
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017; 1; 00003
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
File No.
00003
Storage Location
4-5A
Name Access
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975
Subjects
Musicians
Operas
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Captions for Expo 1967 display of Sarah Fischer costumes

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Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017; 1; 00004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
File No.
00004
Storage Location
4-5A
Name Access
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975
Subjects
Costumes.
Expo 67 [Montreal, Quebec].
Museums -- Israel.
Opera Guild of Montreal, Inc.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Sheet music

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn30524
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017; 1; 00005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
File No.
00005
Storage Location
4-5A
Subjects
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975.
Music.
Musicians
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Programmes, International Mozart Festival (Paris, France)

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Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017; 1; 00006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1928
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
File No.
00006
Storage Location
4-5A
Subjects
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975.
Musicians
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Solfege des solfeges

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn30526
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017; 1; 00007
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
File No.
00007
Storage Location
4-5A
Notes
3 duplicate copies with Fischer's signature.
Subjects
Music.
Musicians
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Cassette, operatic arias and Elizabethan love songs featuring Sarah Fischer

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn30541
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
sound recording
Fonds No.
1017; 1; 00008
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sarah Fischer Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
sound recording
Date
1918-1939
Fonds No.
1017
Series No.
1
File No.
00008
Storage Location
4-5A
Creator
Fischer, Sarah
Notes
Autographed sound recording.
Name Access
Fischer, Sarah E., 1896-1975
Subjects
Musicians
Operas
Women - Jewish
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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