Music Department acquires archives of Toots Thielemans
The Music Department of the Royal Library of Belgium acquired a new important collection in December 2016: the archives of Toots Thielemans, the Belgian musician who passed away on 22 August 2016 at the age of 94.
The collection consists of hundreds of sound recordings:
- 78 rpm
- vinyl records
and thousands of documents:
- press articles
- and concert programmes
The Toots Thielemans collection offers the possibility to discover and study the career of this world-famous musician who conquered the world with his harmonica and guitar on numerous recordings (records, CDs, films) and in concerts.