Submission Credits

Listed below are those kind individuals who have contributed new information to this website beginning July 2nd, 2017, followed by the date and specific information submitted. All readers with new or corrected information are encouraged to email Charles Lehrer at (see Submissions). Full credit will be given. Thank you!

Russell Wilson (April 24, 2018) for locating a newsprint photo (of which we were unawares) showing Tabuteau with three of his orchestra colleagues; and Adrian Gnam for bringing this newsprint version to our attention for the website.

Jacqueline Kovach (April 9, 2018) for submitting a facsimile of Tabuteau’s letter to “Little Girl” that came from the estate of her late cousin, oboist Ezra Kotzin.

Robert Huffman (February 6, 2018) for submitting his outstanding video interview of John Minsker to our website.

Joseph Robinson (December 21, 2017) for sharing a letter he wrote to his parents on March 30, 1963, describing his first encounter with Marcel Tabuteau in Nice; and for his subsequent submission of original Tabuteau correspondence—a wonderful collection.

Robert Huffman (December 5, 2017) for alerting us to his John Minsker article (with interesting Tabuteau material) that appeared in The Double Reed in 2008. It has been added to the IDRS page of our website.

Douglas B. King (September 17, 2017) for his earlier suggestion to add the Satie and Eichheim excerpts to this website.

Adrian Gnam (September 1, 2017) for sharing photos of the oboe gouging machine, shaper, tube cane triangle cutter, and four oboe reeds given to him by Marcel Tabuteau.

Linda Wood (August 24, 2017) for providing two Tabuteau related articles by Dominique-René de Lerma in Woodwind World Magazine, and locating some articles for this website.  

Mary Dawson (August 18, 2017) for providing the January 12, 1948 Philadelphia Orchestra Pension Foundation program featuring Marcel Tabuteau in the Qui Sedes Ad Dexteram Patris from Bach’s B Minor Mass.  

Arthur Grossman (August 11, 2017) for sharing additional Tabuteau photographs, two new Tabuteau stories, and submitting three voice recordings of Tabuteau memories.    

Pamela Ajango (July 29, 2017) for sharing her photographs of ‘le Tombeau de Tabuteau’ (Landmarks).

Douglas B. King (July 22, 2017) for providing the press photo of Marcel de Verneuil, French Consul in Philadelphia, pinning the medal of the Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur on Tabuteau.

Slavko Popovic (July 9, 2017) for providing the 1948 broadcast performance of the Sinfonia Concertante.

Oboe – The Lasting Influence of Marcel Tabuteau (July 6, 2017): for pointing out that we needed to post the November 16th, 1940 Curtis radio broadcast program with Tabuteau conducting. That has now been done.

Adrian Gnam (July 5, 2017) for contributing the following additional information: Tabuteau always played roulette at the casinos and he almost always lost. [Adrian was there!]