Fonds S717 - Nathanael Spady fonds

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Nathanael Spady fonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title taken from the contents of the fonds.

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CA ON00362 S717

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  • 1894 - 1927 (Creation)

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Physical description

18 cm of textual records.
1 photograph : b&w

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Name of creator


Biographical history

John Frederick Nathanael Spady (1879-1947) was a musician and composer in Waterloo, Ontario. Taught by his mother, who was the organist at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waterloo for more than 30 years, Spady excelled as a pianist and violinist. He authored more than 600 pieces of music.

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Scope and content

The fonds contains musical works created and collected by composer Nathanael Spady. It is arranged in the following series: Unpublished/untitled works; Unpublished/titled works; Published works; Music scores; Biographical.

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Fonds was acquired from the executor of Nathanael Spady's estate.


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No further accruals are expected.

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AToM record created August 2016

Language of description

  • English

Script of description

  • Latin


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  • Shelf: Room 1-124 Shelf 16-1-6