The Stanford News Service report, penned by Olivia Mattis, about the 1991 visit of Léon Theremin to Stanford University.
The document below was found by John Snyder during his Caramoor research many years ago. Lucy Rosen owned that country estate, and maintained two custom theremins made for her by Professor Theremin. The typewritten photocopies John rescued were apparently originally transcribed from shorthand notes. The document contains numerous grammatical errors. I edited here and there […]
The 1967 New York Times article that revealed to the world that Léon Theremin was still alive and working at the Moskow conservatory.
An autobiographical note by Leon Theremin.
An article appeared in the Literary Digest on October 29, 1927 as a follow-up to “The Latest Marvel in Music“. THE OUTLANDISH SQUEALS of the cheap radio set have now been tamed and made musical. So at least we are assured by Waldemar Kaempffert, who tells in a special dispatch from Berlin to the New […]
A letter written by Edgard Varèse to Léon Theremin in 1941.
Interview conducted in France in 1989, when Leon Theremin (Lev Sergeyevich Termen) first emerged from Russia after 51 years of state arrest. Olivia Mattis and Leon Theremin in Bourges, France 16 June 1989 Conducted in France in 1989, when Leon Theremin (Lev Sergeyevich Termen) first emerged from Russia after 51 years of state arrest. Also […]
The history of the Theremin and its inventor through a collection of press clips. The Birth of the Theremin In the years previous to 1920, a young student, Lev Sergeivitch Termen (a name which was thereafter gallicized to Léon Théremin), built an electronic musical instrument in St. Petersburg. It was a Thermionic tubed instrument. Théremin […]