Unger, Wolfram, 1946–1983

Austrian composer, pianist, pedagogue

Collection, 1925-1926: 1 folder (2 leaves)


correspondence (2 items: 1925, 1926) from Arnold Schönberg to Betty Rothe (Universal-Edition)

Chelli Autographs (Paris)

Collection, 1949-2024: 1 folder (2 items)


score (1 item: 1949) Theme and Variations op. 43b, with dedication by Arnold Schönberg to Darius Milhaud
correspondence (1 item: 2024) Arnold Schönberg Center with Chelli Autographs

Seligman, Misha, 1921-2022

Collection, 1886–1996: photographs, correspondence, documents, articles, clippings, recordings etc.

Misha Seligman, son of Maria Seligmann, born Kolisch, sister of Gertrud Schönberg. His estate contains letters from Arnold Schoenberg and others, as well as letters, photographs and documents relating to the Kolisch family history. A large part of the collection goes back to the estate of Maria Seligmann.

address book
articles (2 items: ca. 1920) by Rudolf Rafael Kolisch
booklets (27 items: 1894-1922) and offprints of publications by Rudolf Rafael Kolisch
correspondence (ca. 100 items: 1896 or earlier - 1975) from Alban Berg, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Heinrich Gründfeld, Geza Gutmann, Otto Klemperer, Rudolf Rafael Kolisch, Rudolf Kolisch, Clemens Kraus, Gertrudis de Mendel, Franz Schmidt, Artur Schnabel, Arnold Schönberg (to Rudolf Kolisch, Adolf Loos and Maria Seligmann), Gertrud Schönberg, Franz Schreker, Anton Webern, unknown; some correspondence only as photocopy
documents (3 items, undated) from Rudolf Rafael Kolisch
magazines (4 items: 1948–1996)
official documents (18 items: 1890-1984) relating to Maria Seligmann and others
photographs (ca. 1900 - ca. 1975)
programs (4 items: 1952-1967)
text manuscripts (9 items: 1886-1956) by Rudolf Raffael Kolisch, Arnold Schönberg, Gertrud Schönberg, Maria Seligmann

Wissenschaftszentrum Arnold Schönberg und die Wiener Schule

Collection, 1931-1961

Since October 2016, the Arnold Schönberg and the Viennese School Research Centre has been located at the Institute for Musicology and Interpretation Research (IMI) and represents, among other things, an institutional link between the Arnold Schönberg Center and the mdw. The subject of the research centre is the "Viennese School" as a phenomenon that had a lasting and worldwide influence on the music of the 20th century.


Depositum Universal Edition 
The Arnold Schönberg and the Viennese School Research Centre preserves a comprehensive part of the Universal Edition correspondence from the years 1931 to 1961, which is on permanent loan to the Institute. The correspondence covers all areas of work of the music publishing house, which was founded in 1901 and, in addition to educational literature and classical-romantic literature, published the latest music from the very beginning: Communication with composers, musicians, event organisers and radio stations, educational institutions, cultural-political authorities, the media, collecting societies, publishers and music dealers, material production companies, etc. - as well as UE internal correspondence between travelling employees and, from 1937, between Universal Edition London and the publishing house in Vienna. This collection contains correspondence from many composers published by UE during this period, including Arnold Schönberg, Anton Webern, Alexander Zemlinsky, Gian-Francesco Malipiero, Goffredo Petrassi, Dimitri Shostakovich and Bruno Maderna.

Landkammer, Gustav, b. ca. 1900

Collection, 1920-1921: 1 folder

Gustav Landkammer, pianist, composer and author on music


autograph card (1921) with quotation from Gurre-Lieder
photographs (2 items: 1920), one with autograp dedication

Gerhardy, Doris Anna (b. 1941)

German pianist, played at Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik.

collection 1968–1969 (1 folder)

programs (3 items: 1968–1969) with works bei Arnold Schönberg
music (2 items: undated) works by Matty Niël, IX Motti u. Koraal (mit Schönberg Zitat, op. 15/1)

Canino, Bruno, b. 1935

Collection, 2023, 1 folder


list with possible missprints in Wind Quintet op. 26

Music cited

op. 26

Guittart, Henk (b. 1953)

Founder of Schoenberg Ensemble, of which he was the violist and artistic director until 1991. From 1976 until the end of the quartet's existence in 2009 violist of the Schoenberg Quartet. Active as conductor, teacher and arranger.

collection 1921–2001 (2 folders)

books (2 items: 1914–1920) Berg guides to Gurre-Lieder and Pelleas und Melisande op. 5
programs (5 items: 1921–2001)

Neutra, Raymond (b. 1939)

Collection, 1941-2015: 1 folder

Raymond Neutra--son of the architect Richard Neutra (1892-1970). Epidemiologist, until his retirement he was chief of the Environmental Diseases Branch of the California Department of Public Health. The collection has a letter by Arnold Schönberg to his aunt, Regula Thorsten


correspondence (3 items: 1941-2015)


Nuria Schoenberg Nono (1 item: 2015), to Raymond Neutra, e-mail
Lawrence Scheonberg (1 item: undated), to Raymond Neutra
Raymond Neutra (1 items: 2015), to Nuria Schoenberg Nono, e-mail
Arnold Schönberg (1 item: 1941) to Regula Thorsten