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Victor DiBello fonds
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30 cm of textual records.
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Born in 1933, Victor DiBello was a musician and conductor. In 1950, after playing in the East York Collegiate Orchestra, he founded the Pro Arte Orchestra of Toronto, originally an amateur group but later becoming a professional ensemble. As well as conducting the Pro Arte Orchestra, he was the conductor of the Hamilton Philharmonic from 1959 to 1962 and Music Coordinator, later Music Director, at the Stratford (Ont.) Festival in the 1960s.
Scope and content
The fonds (35-1997) consists of scrapbooks, a small amount of correspondence, posters and music scores, some in manuscript and others in published form.
Immediate source of acquisition
The fonds was acquired from Gord Russell, Alexander Gallery, Ancaster, Ontario in October 1997.
It has been arranged into 2 series: scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings; and music scores.
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Further accruals are not expected.
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