Ronald and Barbara Hedlund Biographical Papers on David Lloyd

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Biographical Note

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Electronic Folder 1

Small Collections Box 1



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Collection Overview

Title: Ronald and Barbara Hedlund Biographical Papers on David Lloyd, 1920-2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 12/5/65

Primary Creator: Hedlund, Ronald

Other Creators: Hedlund, Barbara

Extent: 0.1 cubic feet

Arrangement: The contents of this collection are not arranged in series or subseries. The digital contents of the collection are contained in Electronic Folder 1. This includes photographs, memorial service programs, obituary notices, articles, and drafts of articles. The physical contents are housed in the multi-collection box Small Collections Box 1. The contents, which include contents similar to the digital contents, includes correspondence, photographs, and memorial service programs.

Date Acquired: 11/11/2013

Subjects: Lloyd, David, 1920-2013

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection documents Lloyd's career as an opera singer, music educator, and arts administrator, including his time spent with the New York City Opera. It also documents many of the memorial services following his death in 2013.

David Lloyd was an American lyric tenor, arts administrator, and teacher. Lloyd was born in 1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He earned a bachelor's degree from the Minneapolis College of Music before attending the Curtis Institute, where he studied with baritone Richard Bonelli. During World War II, he served as a pilot for the Navy. Lloyd's operatic debut was in 1950 with the City Opera in New York, as David in Wagner's Die Meistersinger. He sang in varied productions, from Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio to Strauss's Die Fledermaus. Of the most significant of Lloyd's many notable productions is his performance in the American premiere of Britten's Albert Herring in 1949 under the baton of Boris Goldovsky. Lloyd enjoyed not only performances in the United States, but also abroad; he sang at both the Edinburgh Festival and Glyndebourne. Apart from performing, he also directed the Lake George Opera Festival and the Julliard School American Opera Center. He has recorded with both Bernstein and Koussevitzky.

Biographical Note

Ronald and Barbara Hedlund, married in 1974, are American musicians and educators. Ronald Hedlund, an emeritus faculty member at the University of Illinois School of Music, is the only faculty member to be awarded tenure twice. Professor Hedlund has enjoyed a renowned and diverse career, with repertoire ranging from Handel to Barber. He is a graduate of Hamline University, Indiana University, Akadamie fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst, and the Julliard School American Opera Center. Professor Hedlund has performed in every major opera house in America including Chicago, New York, St. Louis, and Houston. He has also performed abroad, appearing in recitals and festivals in Scotland, Hungary, Mexico, Canada, Italy, and Austria. He has premiered operas by Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber, and Steven Oliver, among others. In addition to his time at the University of Illinois, Professor Hedlund has taught at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Aspen Vocal Institute, and Eastern Illinois University . Even though he has enjoyed a world-renowned career, he has been and continues to be very active in the Champaign-Urbana local music and arts community.

Subject/Index Terms

Lloyd, David, 1920-2013


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Item 1: Memorial service photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 2: Memorial service photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 3: Backup of David Lloyd, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from August 11, 2013.
Item 4: Backup of David Lloyd, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft.
Item 5: Backup of Lloyd edits, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from October 2, 2013.
Item 6: Backup of Lloyd, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from September 5, 2013.
Item 7: David Lloyd News Gazette obituary notice, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 9: Memorial service photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 8: District 45, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 10: News Gazette obituary notice, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 11: New York State Senate Proclamation, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 12: David Lloyd and Gian Carlo Menotti photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 13: David Lloyd and Luciano Pavarotti photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 14: David Lloyd directing rehearsal photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 15: David Lloyd head shot, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 16: David Lloyd with students, photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 17: David Lloyd with students photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 18: Memorial Service program, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 19: Memorial Service program, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 22: Opera News memorial tribute, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 24: David Lloyd BSH edits, 2013Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from August 11, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from August 11, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from August 26, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from August 26, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft.
Item 30: David Lloyd edits, 2013Add to your cart.
University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from August 26, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from October 2, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from October 2, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from October 4, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from October 4, 2013.
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University of Illinois School of Music Sonorities article draft. Edits from September 5, 2013.

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