Erik Chisholm: Snapshots of a remarkable life
"EXCITING events in London, Glasgow and Cape Town to mark the centenary on January 4, 2004 of the birth of Erik Chisholm, composer, conductor, writer, critic, administrator, brilliant lecturer, teacher, humanitarian, protagonist of the new or unusual, are lifting the veil on Scotland's forgotten composer." More...
Centenary Celebration: First Programme for 2004. Click on the image to view the programme.
To celebrate the centenary of Erik Chisholm's birth, we have created this site, showing snapshots of his life. The images shown here are predominantly taken from the Erik Chisholm Papers (BC129), held at the Manuscripts & Archives department at the University of Cape Town Libraries.
Click here for the text and images or click on the links above to view images.
More information about Chisholm may be found at:
Erik Chisholm Database (University of Cape Town Music Library)
The following sources have been selectively quoted:
Fiona Chisholm's article, "Erik Chisholm: a puck among the professors" (Jagger Journal, no.10, 1989/1990, p12-17)
"Michael Jones introduces Erik Chisholm" The text taken from a lecture given at the Ronald Stevenson 'Symposium 2000' at Garvald, 16 July 2000.
Thanks to Morag and Fiona Chisholm for their help and guidance in creating this site.
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