EDMOND DÉDÉ LETTER

 

 

(Mss 117)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

November 1978

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Biographical Note

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          1 item

 

Geographic

locations:                 New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Inclusive dates:      ca. 1894

 

Summary:                Edmond Dédé to Monsieur S. Perrault, Secretary of the Société des Jeunes Amis, a Black Creole organization of New Orleans.  Penciled note on back of envelope written by Marcus Christian, author and historian.

 

Related

collections:              Société des Jeunes Amis Collection (Mss 25)

 

Source:                     Gift of Joseph Logsdon, November 1978

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation:                    Edmond Dédé Letter, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.  Note: The collection originally was named the Joseph Logsdon Collection because it was donated by Dr. Logsdon.  After Dr. Logsdon’s papers also were given to the library, the title of this collection was changed to reflect its content and to permit Dr. Logsdon’s name to be associated with his own papers.

 

 

 

Biographical Note

 

 

            A black Creole born in 1829, Edmond Dédé began his musical studies in his native New Orleans.  In 1857 he traveled to Europe and continued his education at the Paris Conservatory of Music.  Dédé later served as director of the Alcazar Orchestra in Bordeaux.  In 1893 he returned to New Orleans to give several concerts.  He died in Paris in 1903.

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

117-1              A.L.S. with cover from Edmond Dédé to Monsieur S. Perrault, Secretary of the Société des Jeunes Amis.  ca. 1894.

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

Christian, Marcus Bruce

Dédé, Edmond

Logsdon, Joseph

Perrault, S.

Société des Jeunes Amis (Organization)