The Edwin Lindsey sheet music and manuscripts collection includes sheet music and scores from operas, musicals, and Lindsey's original compositions dating from 1924 to 1968.
Biographical / Historical
Edwin Lindsey was a professor in the Department of English at the University of Chattanooga from 1924 until his retirement in 1968. A gifted musician, Lindsey spent much of his free time playing and composing music, and played viola for the Chattanooga Symphony for nine seasons. In addition to his musical accomplishments, Lindsey authored two original plays, There Shall Be Peace in 1952 and Beyond the Dark in 1961. Edwin Lindsey passed away in 1989 at the age of 102.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Anne L. Seay donated the Edwin Lindsey sheet music and manuscripts collection to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 1991 March 15.