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Joachim, Harold Henry, 1868-1938 (philosopher)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1868-1938

Harold Henry Joachim was the son of Henry Joachim, a wool merchant from London. He was a prominent philosopher who taught at St Andrews and Oxford, and also a talented violinist.
Harold was the nephew of the violinist and composer Joseph Joachim, who had a deep influence on his life. Joseph considered him one of his closest friends and confidents, and they exchanged numerous letters in which they discussed family matters as well as professional and artistic subjects. Joseph kept contact with his nephew during his tours around Europe, and made sure to visit him whenever he was in London or Oxford. In 1907, Harold married Joseph's daughter Elizabeth, and they had a son and two daughters.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Harold H. Joachim, 29 June 1939

 Item
Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1300
Scope and Contents Letter, 29 June 1939, Oxford, Harold H. Joachim to Donald Tovey. Passing on a message from Johannes, saying Tovey can publish a translation of a letter. Holograph signed.
Dates: 29 June 1939

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Harold H. Joachim, 28 January 1938

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1302
Scope and Contents Letter, 28 January 1938, Oxford, Harold H. Joachim to Donald Tovey. Concerning the English translation of a letter, including some edits of the translation and corrections. Holograph signed.
Dates: 28 January 1938

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Harold H. Joachim, 25 January 1938

 Item
Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1301
Scope and Contents Letter, 25 January 1938, Oxford, Harold H. Joachim to Donald Tovey. Concerning the English translation of a letter. Holograph signed.
Dates: 25 January 1938