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Kouguell, Alexander


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Kouguell Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0004
Scope and Contents

In the interview, Kouguell talks about joining the music department at Queens College in 1949 as an instructor and as the first cellist at the department. He notes his appreciation for the musical talents and achievements of his parents and reminisces about how different and suburban Flushing was at the time when he was starting at Queens College.

Dates: 2018-05-20

Alexander Kouguell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0097

The Alexander Kouguell Papers chronicle Alexander Kouguell's (1920-2022) personal life, career, and 68-year tenure at Queens College. The collection contains personal, performance, and academic records as well as photographic, audio, and music manuscripts. A noted cellist, Kouguell's papers detail his career as a performer, an educator, and provide researchers cultural snapshots of the greater New York area's orchestral scene throughout the 20th century.

Dates: circa 1930s to 2010s

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Flushing (New York, N.Y.) 1
Music 1
Queens (New York, N.Y.) 1
interviews 1
oral histories (literary works) 1