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Centre d’Information et de Documentation des femmes | Center for Information and Documentation on Women (Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

    Sample collection on women migrants at the Center for Information and Documentation on Women below

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    Collection title: Helen Buchholtz Archive | Helen Buchholtz Archives (Luxembourg, 1910-1953)

    Description: Charlotte Helena Geiger-Buchholtz was a Luxembourgian composer. She left around 136 compositions in manuscript, including 53 Lieder nineteen choral works, nineteen choral works, fourteen piano sonatas, 38 character pieces and dances for piano, eight works for symphony orchestra, and six works for wind ensemble, sixteen of these published during her lifetime. The manuscript archive is held by Cid-femmes (Women’s Information Center) in Luxembourg. The center organized a three-year celebration, 2009 to 2011, of Buchholtz’s work that included concerts, recordings, and music editions. Born in Luxemburg, Charlotte Helena Geiger-Buchholtz emigrated when she married German doctor Bernhard Geiger in 1914, and the couple settled in Wiesbaden, Germany. After her husband’s death in 1921 she returned to Luxembourg and lived in Luxembourg City in the Boulevard Paul Eyschen. 

    Archive address: 14, rue BeckL-1222 LuxembourgB.P. 818 – L-2018 Luxembourg

    Reference number: N/A

    Links: Visit the archive’s website, access the catalogue HERE and the collection HERE.

    Contributor: Livia Prosinger